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Flowery Swizzle Sticks

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, 2007


Swizzle sticks topped with crepe paper flowers -- a spider chrysanthemum and a sleek calla lily -- add zest to lime spritzers.


  • Two-toned green crepe paper

  • 5 pearl stamens

  • Floral tape

  • Scissors


  1. Cut a 5-inch petal freehand (or download the template here) from a single layer of two-toned green crepe paper.

  2. Affix 5 pearl stamens (found at crafts stores) to the end of stirrer with floral tape.

  3. Place stamen end of stirrer in center of crepe paper petal; wrap petal around stirrer to form blossom; bind with floral tape.

  4. Cut a 2-inch-wide strip from prefolded crepe paper (do not unfold).

  5. Fringe with scissors (or download the template here).

  6. Unfold paper, and wind strip around end of stirrer; wrap with floral tape to secure. Fluff fringed ends to form a blossom.

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