Coming up with an original and thoughtful Mother’s Day gift is no easy task, so today we’re going to show you how to make this gorgeous cupcake bouquet out of a cheap plant pot, felt and a batch of cupcakes.
It’s the perfect homemade gift for Mother’s Day, baby showers, weddings or birthdays and it takes virtually no time at all to make!
Follow our simple DIY tutorial to find out what to do.
What you need:
- Plant pot
- Polystyrene ball
- Cocktail sticks
- Green felt
- 12 cupcakes
- Scissors and glue
Making a cupcake bouquet – step by step
Before you start making your cupcake bouquet, you’ll need to choose a colour scheme. We chose white but pastel colours are also a lovely choice – just make sure the colour of your cupcakes matches or complements the colour of your plant pot. Once this is sorted, it’s time to start putting your cupcake bouquet together!
First things first, take your green felt and start cutting out some leaves. How many you need will depend on the size of your plant pot but we’d recommend starting with about 30 and then cutting more out if you need to.
Once you have a batch of felt leaves, start sticking them onto the inside of your plant pot making sure they overlap each other slightly.
The next step is easy – put a polystyrene ball in the plant pot. There’s no need to glue it in place as long as it’s wedged in securely. Most craft shops should have a couple of different sizes so it’s not a bad idea to take your plant pot along with you to make sure you pick the right size.
Next, push cocktail sticks into the polystyrene ball in the position where you want the cupcakes to go.
You’ll need two cocktail sticks per cupcake to make sure it can hold its weight. Don’t worry about being too accurate with the positioning of your cocktail sticks as you’ll probably need to adjust them slightly once you’ve started putting your cupcakes on.
Next, stick a couple of leaves either side of each cupcake to transform it into a flower and push them onto the cocktail sticks.
You’ll really start to see your homemade cupcake bouquet taking shape now!
And there you have it – your DIY cupcake bouquet is finished and ready to give away as a cute homemade Mother’s Day gift!
Add some extra leaves in between the cupcakes to fill out your bouquet and give it away with a set of our free printable Mother’s Day coupons for a perfect and thoughtful Mother’s Day present.
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