1. Glitz and Glam: Add sparkle to your cupcakes by simply cutting a heart out from cardstock,
gluing glitter to it and then gluing it to a paper straw. Stick it in your
cupcake and just wait for the "oohs" and "ahhs." Get the how-to at A Thoughtful
2. Dog Gone Cute: Decorate
your cake by topping it classic balloon animals. P.S. Balloon dogs are so
simple to make. Get the how-to at Studio DIY.
Lollipop: Simply tying together three lollipops
and adding them to your cupcake will blow your guests blown away. Get the
how-to at Kara's Party Ideas.
4. Picture Perfect: Print
out b/w pics of your child, mom, husband or BFF and decorate them by
gluing on colorful party hats. Add skewers to them and add them to your cake.
Get the how-to at Kara's Party Ideas.
5. Party on: Make
party hats out of colorful cupcake liners and mini pom-poms. Then add them to
your cupcakes. It makes things a little extra festive and gives it that
homemade look, even if you did buy them at the store. Get the how-to at Oh Happy Day.
6.Rainbow Wishes: Simply adorn your cake
with rock candy. Add the candy based on your color scheme or show off all of
the colors. Get the how-to at Studio DIY.
7. Cute Candy
Cupcakes: Make fun candy cupcake toppers by wrapping a Styrofoam ball with
tissue paper. Get the how-to at Cake Journal.
8. Make a Wish: You
no longer need to worry about candle flames at the birthday party. (Sorry, "America's Funniest Home Videos.") Make faux candles out of paper straws and
tissue paper. Stick inside a cupcake. Get the how-to at Icing Designs Online.
9. A Gold Star for
Craftiness: All you have to do is cut stars out of gold paper and glue or
tape to gold pipe cleaners. Next, make star shapes from pipe cleaners and stick
'em in the cake. Get the how-to at Delia Creates.
Topper: This nostalgic topper
is sure to get high praises from the guests. Just tie the candy necklace to
skewers and place it onto the cake. Get the how-to at Best Friends Frosting.