Taking brown paper bags and using punches to trim the tops in a pretty way, great idea found here. Add a band of patterned fabric or paper which matches your wedding theme, you can even diecut out a shape to have a saying like "Thank You" or "Take Some" and leave at the dessert table
Never buy another craft cone again!! Cyndy created a template for 5 sizes of craft cones that are used to make sturdy cones out of rolled poster board. These cones are just as durable as the paper mache (because they are rolled twice).