Thursday, January 28, 2016

DIY: 3D Heart Shaped Photo Cupcake Toppers

Create these picture-perfect photo cupcake toppers for your next Valentine’s Day dinner. They make great "place cards” for any special event.

And, not only will your guests be able to identify where they’re sitting, but they'll enjoy them for dessert as well!
Cupcakes courtesy of Magnolia Bakery.

Directions below:



Supplies Needed:
White removable labels or plain paper
Photos printed out about 1.5 x 1.5, three in a row
Heart shaped puncher
Toothpicks
Glue Stick - if using plain paper
Cupcakes

1. Gather your supplies. Printing your photos on removable labels make it easier to assemble your 3D heart toppers. You can also print on plain paper and use a glue stick to assemble.
2. Cut your photos into strips.
3. Punch out photos with your heart puncher.
4. Punch out 3 photos.
5. Fold each heart in half as shown.
6. Peel off backing for each heart. Adhere your toothpick to center of one heart.
7. Adhere 2nd heart to half of the first heart.
8. Adhere 3rd heart to 1st and 2nd heart creating a 3D heart.


Insert into a yummy cupcake or any other desssert!! Happy Valentine's Day!

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

DIY: How to make chocolate monogram cupcake toppers

These chocolate letters are a sweet way to top a lovely cupcake, especially a Magnolia Bakery cupcake! Make them for your friends, family or significant other. They also make great "place cards".

Directions below:



Supplies Needed:
• Cupcakes (I used mini ones courtesy of Magnolia Bakery)
• Chocolate (Candy Melts work best for this project)
• Letter template
• Plastic bag or piping bag
• A piece of parchment paper
• Scissor
• Edible glitter or sprinkles


1. Gather your supplies.
2. Place your chocolate into the plastic bag and melt in microwave at 30 seconds intervals until soft.
3. Place parchment paper over your template. (you can also freehand your letters)
4. Snip off tip of plastic bag.
5. Pipe your letters onto the parchment tracing your template. This will take some practice.
6. You can also create a message.
7. Sprinkle edible glitter onto chocolate before it sets. Let chocolate set in refrigerator for 15 minutes.
8. Pipe some hearts to top a few cupcakes.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Needle Felted Animal Wedding Cake Toppers by Facci Designs

Planning a wedding? Order one of my custom-made animal cake topper of your choice! As featured on MarthaStewartWeddings.com. Let me top off your wedding cake with a custom needle felted wedding cake topper. You pick your animals and "accessories" and let me do the rest. Same sex wedding cake toppers available too!

The pair stand on a plaque - covered with your choice gold leaf, silver leaf or glitter that matches your wedding colors.

Click HERE to order.

Facci Designs Needle Felted Animal Wedding Cake Toppers