Piece of Cake: Not Your Average Plastic Spoon Project


You may not believe it, but all of these projects are all made with plastic spoons! They are inexpensive to make, but could add an element of surprise to your wedding décor.

Start with several boxes of plastic spoons, a hot glue gun, spray paint and a lot of creativity! You may find yourself inspired to create a project of your own!

These gorgeous wreaths may have first been noticed in a special occasions boutique in Los Angeles, but they would look great hanging from a tent or trees at an outdoor reception.

Gorgeous spoon roses! These can be used as decoration on your tables, or you can make them small enough to attach to jewelry hardware to make a charm, earrings or a pin. Click on the image below to see how to make plastic spoon roses.

Why not make these plastic spoon tea light holders for your tables during cocktail hour or work them into your centerpieces for the reception?

Here’s another DIY project with plastic spoons.They used the plastic spoons to frame a mirror, but you could put a piece of blank canvas in the middle instead. Use it as your guest book and ask guests to write a message to the bride and groom. Click on the image below to see how to make this.

This incredible lamp, designed by Daisuke Hirawa (image via Design Squish), may not be for beginners but I had to include it because it's made completely out of plastic spoons!

Need a unique favor idea? Why not dip spoons in chocolate, add sprinkles or other candy bits for an added surprise, and wrap indiviadually. These would be great to hand out as favors for the wedding, a little thank you at the rehearsal dinner, or just a late night snack with your coffee service. Tie a cute tag around the handle that says your names and wedding date. Click below on the images for the how-to instructions.

Have any other DIY plastic spoon projects we should include?

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