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Easy DIY Cake Topper Made With Your Cricut

So, since I have my Etsy shop full of cupcake toppers, I thought it would be fun to make an easy DIY cake topper made with your Cricut to go along with them. Time to spice it up a little. Plus, I thought it would be fun to share with you so you can make some too.

I got the idea for these from Abbi Kirsten of Abbi Kirsten Collections. You can check out her blog post here.

You can get my free template, available in my Free Resource Library (get the password by filling out the form below).

Supplies You Will Need

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Cricut Maker or Explore Air 2

Standard Grip Mat

Strong Grip Mat

Cricut Tools

Cricut Knife Blade

Gold Foil Cardstock

White Cardstock

Gold Glitter Cardstock

Pink Cardstock

Purple Cardstock

Chipboard (1.5 mm)

Acetate

Liquid Adhesive

Glossy Accents (or hot glue)

Straws

Purple Sequins

Pink Sequins

Gold Sequins

Masking Tape

Making The Cake Topper

This whole project was cut on my Cricut Maker. Before you cut out any of the pieces, be sure to hide all of the words. Those are just a reference point so you know what goes where.

Easy DIY Cake Topper Made With Your Cricut

The Chipboard was cut on the 1.5mm setting using the Cricut Knife Blade. It took 12 passes to cut all the way through.

Here’s a video of the process of putting the cake topper together, which includes how to make the rolled flowers.

Putting It All Together

Glue the acetate to the Gold Glitter Cardstock ring with liquid adhesive. Then glue the Gold Foil Cardstock to one of the White Cardstock circles. Next glue the Chipboard ring to the top of the Gold Foil Cardstock piece to form a well. Add the sequins into the well. I used three different colors of sequins. The last step is to glue the acetate/Gold Glitter Cardstock ring to the top of the Chipboard ring to seal in the sequins, using liquid adhesive.

Roll your flowers and add to the top of the cake topper after adding the Happy Birthday to the center of the topper.

Lastly, use the Glossy Accents to adhere a straw to the back of the cake topper. I didn’t end up glueing the extra White Cardstock circle to the back of the topper, because with the straw glued on, it made it too thick to get a good adhesion and not have there be too much of a gap.

The Finished Product

Here is the finished cake topper.

Here are a couple of other ones I made.

Easy DIY Cake Topper Made With Your Cricut

So what do you think? Are you excited to make some of these easy DIY cake toppers made with your Cricut? If you make some be sure to share them in the K Peck’s Creative Cafe Facebook group. I’d love to see what you’ve done.

Until next time.

Kathy

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Makeup Bags With HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl)

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This Post Has 6 Comments

  1. Arica

    Thank you for the great tutorial! My girls would love this for their birthdays!

    1. krp@kpeckscreativecafe.com

      You are welcome. Have fun making this.

    1. krp@kpeckscreativecafe.com

      Thank you Sara!!!

  2. Kali Allen

    Fun! A friend of mine was just explaining to me what a Cricut is. What an amazing tool and great designs.

    1. krp@kpeckscreativecafe.com

      That’s great. If I can answer any questions for you, let me know.

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