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Quick & Easy DIY Cupcake Toppers

Sometimes it’s fun to spend hours pulling together a fancy party. But that doesn’t mean every detail has to be abundantly time-consuming. Catch this tutorial on how to dress up the treats for any occasion with quick and easy DIY cupcake toppers.

DIY Cupcake Toppers

Materials: washi tape, 1/8″ dowel, scissors

Use your scissors to cut the dowel into segments that are 4.5″ long.

DIY Cupcake Toppers

Not only are these toppers super duper easy, but they can also be customized to any party theme under the sun. Pull together a handful of coordinating washi tape rolls that fit the feeling of your celebration.

DIY Washi Tape Cupcake Toppers

Roll out the tape and place the top of one dowel about 1.5″ from the end.

DIY Washi Tape Cupcake Toppers

Fold the washi tape over the dowel and back onto itself and cut.

DIY Washi Tape Cupcake Toppers

Repeat with another piece of washi tape below the first.

DIY Washi Tape Cupcake Toppers

To add visual interest, use your scissors to cut the ends at a diagonal.

DIY Cupcake Toppers

Make one for each cupcake!

DIY Cupcake Toppers

Pop those DIY cupcake toppers into your treats and you’ve got an instant party! Quick and easy.

DIY Cupcake Toppers

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Wednesday 11th of January 2017

The cupcakes look gorgeous, i'm sure my kids will love them. Can't wait to try them this weekend!

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Karen - How'd they turn out?! Easy, right? :)

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