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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Sweet Cupcake Mother's Day Card

What you'll need:

White cardstock
Design cardstock
Dark brown cardstock (2" W x 4" L)
3-D pink and white iridescent fabric paint
Double-sided padded tape
Glass gem (large)
Glitter white
Glue gun
Cutting knife (for scoring)
Pattern

How to make it:


MAKING THE CARD
Cut out a 5½"W x 11"L rectangle on design cardstock.
Fold in half so it becomes a 5 ½"W x 5 ½"L square.
Trace and cut cupcake pattern on white cardstock.
Have an adult score a 1/8"W sized pleat with a cutting knife, fold and repeat while alternating sides using dark brown cardstock (for cupcake wrapper).


MAKING THE CUPCAKE
Wrap pleated dark brown cardstock around bottom of cardstock cupcake.
Glue side edges on back of cupcake.
Place double-sided padded tape on back of cupcake.
Place cupcake on front center of card.
Cover (A) with pink 3-D fabric paint for icing. Let dry.
Cover (B) with white 3-D fabric paint for icing. Let dry.
Place double-sided padded tape on the back of pink and white icing.
Place pink icing on top of cupcake, securing with the double-sided tape.
Place white icing on top of pink icing, securing with the double-sided tape.
Cover cupcake with a second layer of pink and white icing
Cover white icing with white glitter
Glue a large glass gem on top center of cupcake. Let dry.

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