Make your own "Boubouniera": Traditional Greek Sweets bags for your engagement party

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A Greek engagement or wedding party, could never be complete, without a gift for its guests: The traditional boubouniera, a small "sweets bag" with sugar coated almonds. The sweets-sometimes made with bitter almond and sugar" symbolize the sweetness and bitterness of the common life together while their odd number (3,5,7) symbolise the wish for an undivided bond

In the pic there is a very old and traditional  traditional version, which is  is fairly easy to make: A square piece of gauze, ironed with a lot of natural spray starch , tied with old-fashioned fabric flowers and thin ivory ribbon

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