Cupcakes

Supplies
1 sheet – printed cardstock
1 sheet – coordinating solid color cardstock
2 strips – size 1-1/2” x 12”coordinating printed paper (for cup cake liner)
Paper cup Glitter 30081218 (Doodlebug variety pack)
Tacky Glue 77609875
1 – 15mm red bead (or red jingle bell)
1 - Styrofoam ball size 3” 30017676
Topping embellishment; your choice felt flowers, lace or ribbons.

Tools:
Glue gun and glue sticks 77536417
Craft knife 30041116
Paint brush
Clever Lever Jumbo Circle hand punch 1” 30028719
LVR Ruler Pen

 

Directions

Cupcake base:
From the bottom of the paper cup measure 1-1/2” and mark with the pen. Turn the cup quarter way measure 1-1/2” and mark. Turn the cup quarter way measure 1-1/2” and mark. Turn the cup quarter way measure 1-1/2” and mark. Draw line to connect the four marked points. Carefully, use the craft knife and cut at the marked line. Glue the styrofoam ball on the paper cup.
 

Take the 2 strips of 1.5”x12” over lap (about 1/8”) and glue. Accordions fold (1/8”) the strip to form a cupcake liner. Wrap the paper around the paper cup and glue in place. Cut away access paper.

 

Cupcake top:

Use the 1” circle punch to punch 29 pieces from the solid cardstock. Punch out 18 pieces from the printed cardstock.

 

Row 1 – Use 13 solid circles. Start at the top edge of the cupcake liner place the 1” solid circle on the styrofoam and glue in place take the next piece of circle overlap the first circle and glue in place. Continue to glue the circles make sure to space them evenly to cover the styrofoam ball.

 

Row 2 – Use 13 solid circles. Position the circle to overlap the first row and glue in place. Continue to glue the circles to cover the styrofoam ball.

 

Row 3 – Use 11 printed circles. Position the circle to overlap the second row and glue in place. Continue to glue the circles to cover the styrofoam ball.

 

Row 4 – Use 7 printed circles. Position the circle to overlap the third row and glue in place. Continue to glue the circles to cover the styrofoam ball.

 

Row 5 – Use 3 solid circles. Glue to top of the styrofoam ball. Thinning glue use 2 part glue and 1 part water. Brush over the top of the cupcake, sprinkle glitter over the glue and let dry.

 

Glue on topping; use felt flowers, lace or ribbon glue to the top of the cupcake. Glue the red bead at the top.

 

2008 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

 

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