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Cardboard Tube Party Favor Pouches

Don't let your guests leave your next party empty-handed. Instead, create your own Cardboard Tube Party Favor Pouches from Candace Jedrowicz out of recycled materials. This cute and colorful idea is the perfect way to show your friends how much you care.

Cardboard Tube Party Favors


  • Cardboard tube
  • Scissors
  • Decorative paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Dry baby/wet wipe or paper towel
  • Aleene’s Tacky Dots
  • Aleene’s Tacky Double Stick Sheets
  • 20 gauge wire
  • Assorted beads
  • Wire cutters
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Hole punch – small (or awl)


  1. Cut a 5″ section of cardboard tube. Cut decorative paper to go all the way around the tube + 1″. Fold 1″ over, wrap the tube with the 1″ of paper inside. This will be the top. Secure the paper with double sided tape.

    Cardboard Tube Party Favors
  2. Push the bottom of the tube closed.

    Cardboard Tube Party Favors
  3. Cut both sides of the bottom up 1″.

    Cardboard Tube Party Favors
  4. Fold all 4 corners to the inside. Close and secure with a Tacky Dot.

    Cardboard Roll Party Favors
  5. Fold the dry baby wipe or paper towel to fit the tube like a diaper. I had to fold over an inch length wise to make mine the right size. Fold down corners to make a narrow flat point to the front.

    Cardboard Tube Party Favors
  6. Wrap the back corners to the front side and secure with a Tacky Dot. Before pulling the front up, tuck the extra material under the bottom point of the tube.

    Cardboard Tibe Party Favors
  7. Pull the front up and secure with Tacky Dot.

    Cardboard Tube Party Favors
  8. Punch holes on both sides of the top. Cut a 6″ piece of wire.Wrap a spiral on one end of the wire.Thread the other end through one hole from the outside to the inside.

    Cardboard Tube Party Favors
  9. Load the wire with beads. Push the straight end of the wire out the other hole and wrap a spiral.Add tissue paper to the inside. Embellish!

    Cardboard Tube Party Favors

    Cardboard Tube Party Favors


For a comprehensive video tutorial of this project, check out Cardboard Tube Party Favor Pouches.

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These look fun for sending home candy and treats. Will try to make these for our next kids b day event.

I want to have a try!!!!!!!!

This is such a great idea. Would be a great party activity and then the kids could take home with some party favors inside.

yes i will try it

I love this idea because you can make it your own in any ocassion that you will be celebrating, thank you so much for also giving us the instructions on how to do these as well, very cute and looks easy to make.


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