Hello friends! Happy Monday, and welcome to Birthday Week here on the blog. This week our designers will be sharing ideas for DIY birthday projects, from invitations, to decor, to gift wrap, and more. Be sure to check back each day for some fresh inspiration. Enjoy!
Aly Dosdall here to share some pretty cupcake wraps and toppers for a birthday party. The colors I chose are inspired by spring, but you can make these in different colors to fit your needs.
To make the cupcake toppers I used the Mini Alphabet Punch Board to create the number that reflects the age of the birthday child.
I made the number 8 because that’s the birthday my youngest daughter will be celebrating. You can make any number or letter for your toppers–simply follow the instructions in the included booklet.
Then I used the DIY Party Board to make my cupcake wraps.
I trimmed my cardstock to 7×7 inches (as explained on the board) and then followed the instructions to cut a cupcake wrap. CLICK HERE for an overview video of the tool on our YouTube channel.
Before assembling the cupcake wraps and toppers, I added some beautiful foil polka dots with Heidi Swapp toner reactive paint, a stencil, a foam makeup applicator, some foil sheets and my Minc.
I love the organic, handmade look of the toner paint. Mixed media fans will love it too! Once I finished “minc-ing” my party decor, I assembled my wraps with Sticky Thumb Double Sided Red Tape.
Then I cut a section of some striped paper straws and attached them to the back of the cupcake toppers so I could insert them in the cupcakes. I love using the paper straws for toppers–they’re not only decorative and colorful, but you know they’re food safe as well.
Thanks for joining me today! I hope this project has inspired you. Be sure to check back each day this week for more birthday project inspiration from our design team. Happy crafting friends!
DIY Party Board
Mini Alphabet Punch Board
American Crafts 12×12 Cardstock
Sticky Thumb Red Double Sided Tape
Paper Straws–Blue and Pink
Heidi Swapp Minc and Starter Kit
Heidi Swapp Minc Reactive Foil–Teal, Green, Gold, Hot Pink