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creative cake stands {part two}

March 21, 2013

Happy Day.

Here is my next creation using some of the supplies sent to me by Amber at Party on!

After a little brainstorming (with my mother in fact) and some experimentation, this is what we have:

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A springy, light hearted, mini-cupcake display piece.

Love? You can do it too! Here’s what you need:

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1. Cut a length of crepe paper streamer-about 3 feet-and fold it in half 3 times.

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2. Cut a scallop pattern along one of the edges.

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3. Unfold the streamer and start hot-glueing it under the lid of the mason jar.

  • Once it is all wrapped around, it should look like this:

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4. Hot glue a paper straw in the center of the inside of the lid.

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To finish it off, you can glue on some paper leaves and add some ribbon trim…if you desire.  There you have it!

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Use some floral foam or styrofoam to anchor the straws…you don’t want to loose your cupcakes!

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Aren’t those mini cupcake toppers so pretty?  Courtesy of my dear friend Krista, coming through in a pinch.  They are just perfect for this setup.

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I love the idea of a larger pot to display, but wouldn’t individual pots be so nice too?

Inspiring spring to come.  Hopefully.

Anne

Linking it Up:

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9 Comments

  • Reply feathersanddimes March 21, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    So cute!!

    • Reply Anne March 22, 2013 at 5:59 pm

      Thank you much! Thanks for visiting!

  • Reply Miranda @ Someday Crafts March 24, 2013 at 5:29 am

    This is a darling cupcake display!! Absolutely perfect for spring! Thanks for linking up at Whatever Goes Wednesday. We’ll be featuring this over at Someday Crafts tomorrow. If you have a minute, come check it out!

    • Reply Anne March 24, 2013 at 12:35 pm

      Thank you. Spring was definitely on my mind! Enjoy.

  • Reply malia March 27, 2013 at 9:09 pm

    Featured your fab project today! LOVE it! Happy Easter!

    • Reply Anne March 27, 2013 at 9:23 pm

      Awesome! Glad you enjoyed it. Thank you for the feature…

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  • Reply cake stands April 14, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    How very cute, and very creative. Thanks for the how to and great photos.

    • Reply Anne April 14, 2013 at 11:13 pm

      Thanks for visiting! Glad you enjoyed (and thanks for the compliments on the photos…I have been practicing!!!!)

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