Let your guests mingle and munch awayholding a graphic paper cone filled with red, white, and blue chips. To make, find artisanal wrapping papers in contrasting patterns (within the same color palette), then cut into 9-inch squares. Roll each one and secure the bottom corner with a small piece of double-stick tape. Place them on a buffet table or near the bar in a clear acrylic stand.
(Cone holder, Restaurant Equippers, $8/mini and $20; equippers.com.) (Moroccan Chain Red, Paper Presentation, $6; paperpresentation.com.)(Lokta Ikat and Katazome Geometric, Paper Source, $6 each; paper-source.com.) (Spanish marbled paper, Talas, $13; talasonline.com.) (Navy and red, Grafika, $18/4; stewartstanddesignstore.com.)Read MoreLess