Ruffled Valentine Cupcake Toppers - RubberStamps.com Blog

Ruffled Valentine Cupcake Toppers

Throwing a Valentine’s Day party or need to bring a snack to work or school? These ruffled valentine cupcake toppers are the perfect accents to your treats. The sweet stamp design and pink tissue paper pleats offer a dreamy vibe for the holiday of L-O-V-E.

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Supplies:

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It wouldn’t be a RubberStamps.com DIY without a good pun! Our “Just a cupcake looking for a stud muffin” stamp makes us chuckle every time. And look! They’re holding hands! Too cute.

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We decided to emboss this impression to add some polish (read more about our love for embossing here). Simply stamp, sprinkle embossing powder, and warm it with an embossing heat tool.

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After cutting out a circle around the stamp impression, we covered the back with double-sided tape to add the ruffled tissue paper.

To ruffle: Stick a corner of a strip of tissue paper to the taped-up circle. Fold the tissue into pleats around the edge, making sure to stick each pleat down on the tape as you go (you can add more tape if you need).

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Keep folding around until you make a full circle. Trim it up to your desired length – we chose a little less than half an inch.

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Once the ruffling is done, tape a toothpick or small stick to the circle and stick it in a cupcake. This is a simple do-it-yourself that makes holiday goodies that much more festive!

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