Quick and easy party favors - made from coffee filters!

Well, hey there!  It’s Keri from Shaken Together and I couldn’t be happier to be here with you today!  Now, despite all the exclamation points, I am still trying to come to grips that this time of year means that I now have boys in middle school and high school {say what?!}.  But, I have decided I have to shake off the back to school blues.  Want to know why?  We are heading into party season!  Back to school parties, class parties, birthday parties, football parties, holiday parties and just because parties!  And in my book, every great party needs a really great party favor.  So, I am sharing a super cute {but totally inexpensive} party idea that you can make for any holiday, season or theme … Quick & Easy Coffee Filter Party Favors!

Super cute party favors made from coffee filters - love the washi tape and bakers twine!

That’s right!  Can you believe that those super cute stamped pockets start from humble cone shaped coffee filters?  They are naturally the perfect shape to hold candy, confetti, snack mix, popcorn, beads, rice, birdseed, temporary tattoos or even small toys!  So, hit the grocery store and your craft stash for a few simple supplies and make coffee filter party favors!

How to make coffee filter party favors

  1. Gather your supplies:  cone shaped coffee filters, small alphabet stamps/ink pad, scissors, washi tape, a small hole punch and bakers twine.
  2. Using your stamps and ink pad, add a message for your party guests:  Happy Birthday, Oh Happy Day, Touch Down, etc.
  3. Trim off the small “tab” from the top edge of the coffee filters.
  4. Fill your pouches and close with a piece of washi tape.
  5. Punch a small hole and tie them closed with a bakers twine bow.

These coffee filter party favors look so cute piled in a basket or displayed on a tray.  Better yet, they are easy to make and perfect to hold a little something for your guests to enjoy on their way home!  You can easily change the message, washi tape and twine/ribbon for any holiday or party theme, too!

Coffee filter party favors are SO easy to stamp, stuff and share for any party!

I’m here for the party!  Here are more festive party ideas, so put on your party hat!

See you all again soon!!


  1. What a great idea. I have lots of ways to use this floating around in my head. Linda

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