A very happy day to everyone!! I hope your week is going along without a hitch and you are able to accomplish everything on your list of Things To Do!! Gosh, when I have ventured out into the world, it seems that everyone is in a RUSH and I just can't be rushed!!! So I guess I will be hiding out until after the holidays...hahahah
I was sitting around looking for something to play with and I remembered some little papier mache cupcake boxes that I have had forever and decided to have a play with some of them. If I remember correctly they are from Michaels or Joanns and cost so very little...less than $1 each, I think. They measure about 3 1/2" (8.5 cm) tall so that will give you an idea of how small they are. But I needed several small presentation boxes for gift cards and small gifts that I thought this would be something QUICK and EASY and I was right! Here's what these little boxes look like at the beginning...
The first thing I did was to cover them with a couple of coats of acrylic paint--I wanted the bottoms to look like chocolate and I wanted to make the toppings in pink. I have only finished the first one but I really do have a couple of ideas for the next two....wink!
Then I just started gluing Pink Cottage Roses all over the top of the cupcake and where there were gaps I added some pink acrylic flowers with some sparkly rhinestone centers, I finished the top with a couple of fluffy bows made from Vintage Seam Binding, a couple of tiny Maya Road heart pins, and a Prima teacup pin. Around the upper edge of the chocolate bottom I added some pre-gathered lace with some Pearl Drop Trim. See how quick and easy this was!!!! I will put the little surprises in a wee organza bag for the inside and all finished!! I think these would make the sweetest favors for a ladies' get-together or placed on a tiered cupcake server. What do you think??
Seeing that pre-gathered lace on the cupcake I was reminded that I have an EXTRA Martha Stewart Punch Around the Page Set of Eyelet Lace that I would love to send to one of my FOLLOWERS!!! If I will be shipping outside the US, I will remove all of the packaging so that the shipping will not be so very much. All you have to do is leave a comment here before Friday morning, December 14 at 8 AM EST to be in for the draw. Good Luck!
Thank you so much for dropping by and I hope to see you again very soon!! Until then, slow down and enjoy each of your moments!! Big hugs!!