Cupcake Liner Centerpiece

Cupcake Liner Centerpiece

I love cupcake liners.  There are so many colors to choose from and they make them to match any and every holiday.  I think they are overlooked for their paper crafting  versatility (I’m a bit passionate about cupcakes!).  I saw this idea on pinterest and knew I had to try it.  It cost less than $3.00 to make and took less than 30 minutes.

I went to the Dollar Tree and purchased a 4″ styrofoam ball and a package of 24 cupcake liners with 24 picks.  I wasn’t sure if I was going to use the picks or not but these were the only cupcake liners they had…so that’s what I bought.

I had an urn that I white washed with a pink tint a few years ago and used that as the base for my bouquet.  I placed the styrofoam ball in the urn and used a Sharpie to mark the area that needed to be covered.  

I separated my liners and started.  

I folded each liner in half, and then in half again several times until I had a tight ‘v’.  

I then flared the liner open and placed my finger inside moving it to the bottom.  I placed some hot glue on the bottom and started placing the ‘flowers’ on to the ball.  The original tutorial I saw recommended using pins to hold the flowers in place and I did this with the first few but then tried it without and it worked just as well for me.  

After covering the ball approximately halfway, my bouquet was finished.

I added some of the heart picks to mine and will remove these once Valentine’s Day is over and just leave this as a nice spring centerpiece.  And there you have it! 

You can find other recipes, crafts and homemaking tips over at my blog, Cupcakes and Crinoline and you can find me on FB, twitter, G+ and Pinterest as well.  

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  1. This centerpiece is just killing me with how sweet it is, Mary Beth! Love, love, love it!
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