DIY doily cocktail stirrer

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diy doily cocktail stirrer | 100 Layer Cake

Earlier today we shared this super romantic Hispanic wedding inspiration shoot, complete with a papel picado chandelier, piñata, and these sweet doily cocktail stirrers. Heather Hele of Sweet Revelry Event Design was kind enough to share a DIY tutorial so we can easily make these cuties ourselves. Any Cinco de Mayo weddings being planned out there? How perfect would these look in your cocktails?

diy doily cocktail stir | 100 Layer Cake


– Glue gun
– Scissors
– Fabric Stiffner
– Bowl or tupperware
– Lace doilies (you can find handfuls in different sizes & colors at Michael’s)
– Parchment paper
– Sticks to use as the stirrer
– Beads

diy doily cocktail stir | 100 Layer Cake

Step one: Set your doily in a bowl or tupperware and cover in fabric stiffner. Once it’s entirely covered, place on parchment paper to dry.

Step two: When dry, grab scissors and begin shaping the doily to the shape that you’d like. Then cut a slit through to make it easier to shape into an umbrella.

diy doily cocktail stir | 100 Layer Cake

diy doily cocktail stir | 100 Layer Cake

Step three: Glue the slit together, shape in your palm, and glue in your stirring stick to the center.

Step four: Turn it over and glue your embellishment to the top center and add t0 any cocktail!

diy doily cocktail stir | 100 Layer Cake

diy doily cocktail stir | 100 Layer Cake

Too adorable, right?

Photos by Flutter Glass Photography

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ashley on Apr 3, 2013

Adorable! Great idea for a girly patio party on a sunny afternoon.

@museida_graph on Apr 3, 2013

DIY doily cocktail stirrer

Sia on Apr 4, 2013

I love this idea!!! It looks a little time consuming to make but no doubt it would be a perfect detail to a doily themed party. I hosted a doily themed party a few weeks ago for my koumbara (my best friend who is soon to be married). I wish I saw this earlier.

puns on Apr 4, 2013

Lovely!! You made is so smartly...great cocktail stirrer!

anna smith on Apr 6, 2013

Great ides, and terrific pics. Love the colors! Just pined a few

Dina on Apr 25, 2013

This is absolutely gorgeous!!!! I love the idea and the result!!!

alka on Dec 26, 2013

lovely....great idea.

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