Handmade Cupcake Card

Tell someone special they're sweet with this charming handmade card.
By: Debbie Olson
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Handmade Cupcake Card

Handmade Cupcake Card

Patterned paper, a button, and ribbon were used to create beautiful handmade cards with a cupcake design.

Materials and Tools:

card stock (pink, cream and white)
cupcake stamp
pink ribbon
glue pen
slider tag die-cut
2 coordinating patterned papers
needle and thread
corner-rounder punch
markers in assorted colors
optional: patterned papers with which to piece the cupcake image


1. Cut cream card stock for card 4-1/4" x 11" then score and fold at 5-1/2". Cut pink card stock to 4-1/8" x 5-3/8". Cut patterned dotted paper to 4" x 5-1/4", then coordinating floral paper to 2-1/2" x 4". Round all lower edges with a corner-rounder punch.

Creating Cupcake Cards

Creating Cupcake Cards

Use a marker to add detail to colorful card designs.

2. Stamp cupcake onto white card stock and color the image with markers. Tip: Alternately, stamp cupcake image onto coordinating patterned papers, trim carefully, then piece the cupcake together on a card-stock base.

Card Making Supplies

Card Making Supplies

Supplies needed to make homemade cupcake cards include floral-print card stock, markers, and cotton candy sticky glue.

3. If desired, embellish patterned papers with colored markers and dots of pink sparkle glue to better coordinate with colors of cupcake image.

4. Glue pink paper to card front, top with polka-dot paper. Glue floral-patterned paper to pink paper and stitch along top edge of paper.

Cupcake Card Designs

Cupcake Card Designs

A cupcake template was used to create these cutout card stock designs.

5. Using needle and thread, attach button to the top of cupcake. Stamp "sweet as can be" sentiment on a die-cut ribbon slider tag. Tie a pink ribbon around the card front, attaching the sentiment tag. Mount cupcake on floral paper. Finally, add a touch of sparkle to the scallop above the cupcake paper with a glue pen and glitter.

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