This traditional German craft may look like a big piping bag, but it's a gift cone filled with presents and candies for any special occasion.
The Martha Stewart Show, February 2007
Download and print Valentine cone template. Use template to trace shape onto medium-weight paper. Cut out shape.
Apply double-sided tape along long, straight side. Starting at tip, roll cutout into a cone shape.
Use a bone folder to burnish inside along taped edge.
With crepe paper, cut out a rectangle that measures 2 inches longer than the circumference of top of cone and about 4 inches shorter than length of cone. Tack one bottom edge of short side of rectangle with double-sided tape and stick short sides together. Line inside edge of cone with double-sided tape. Press crepe paper sleeve into inside of cone.
Embellish by gluing lace around top of cone and Dresdens to the front. Tip: Place a thin rubber band over Dresdens to hold in place until glue dries.