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How to Make Cupcake Ornaments

I have to apologize for the late Christmas ornament post, but we made three dozen of these cupcake ornament with everyone on our gift-giving list getting one (or two). I didn’t want to spoil the surprise for those gift-receivers.

how to make cupcake ornaments, super cute, fun and easy!

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CUPCAKE ORNAMENTS HOW TO | These are super easy to make. You will need a tub of Drywallk Compound at your local hardware store, hot glue, ornaments (glass or plastic), cupcake wrappers, red jingle bells, small glass beads (found in the jewelry isle) and a pastry bag.

cupcake ornament tutorial

Cute in any color

Hot glue the bottom of the ornament into a cupcake liner. Load the drywall compound into the pastry bag like you would frosting. “Frost” the ornament like a cupcake. Use a plastic spoon to smooth out the compound a bit. Sprinkle with beads, add a jingle bell cherry.

cupcake ornament tutorial

I like the glitter the best

Place the ornaments in cupcake tins to let dry overnight. Once the compound hardens you can add a cute hook.

cupcake ornaments tutorial

3 dozen cupcakes

Alexandra and I did the frosting of the ornaments. Parker was in charge of the sprinkles and cherry jingle bell. That is the perfect “job” for little hands who really want to help but can’t manage the frosting without getting it all over your table, and themselves!

neon cupcake ornament

Almost good enough to eat!

Christmas Eve Advent gift:

Advent gift

Truth.

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Santa Ornament (Lazy) Tutorial

December Daily | 8

santa ornament

Cute, right?

This weekend’s Advent gift was crafts. We made these cute Santa ornaments. Inspiration by Pinterest.

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She’s a good little crafter.

I am not good with tutorials. So, here ya go…my lazy Santa ornament tutorial. Enjoy!

santa ornament tutorial

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Go make something creative.

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BTW: I was featured last week on Living Well, Spending Less. If you’re interested in fun ways to spend less, and awesome link ups, you should check it out! Linking up with DIY Dreamer, A Glimpse Inside and Farm Blog Hop.

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December Daily | Three, Ornaments

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This year I made ornaments from an old Scrabble® game. If you don’t have an old game lying around the house, you might be able to find an inexpensive set at a second-hand store. Spell out your words. They could be anything that has meaning to you. Even spell gift recipients names. I originally got the idea here (c0mplete instructions included). But just Google® the images of Scrabble® Ornaments and you will have inspiration galore!

scrabble ornaments

More on December Daily at Ali Edwards. There are a lot of link-ups of bloggers participating…and more inspiration!

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