Monday, October 25, 2010

Not just for cupcakes

Happy Monday, everyone! How was your weekend? All set for Halloween? I'm almost there but I still have a couple of treat bags to finish up. Why didn't I get them all done? Well, cos' I really wanted to play with the new Spooky Soiree Cupcake Topper set from LD.  And...I didn't even make a single cupcake!

 Just because they called the set "cupcake topper" doesn't mean that I had to use the file as such. I made cards and little note cards that may also be used as place cards. And how about a treat bag topper?

These were really easy to make because all that I did was to print the images out with my $32 inkjet printer and punch them out with my Circle punch. Then I glued them down to a card front and embellish. My 2nd grader was so inspired she even made a bookmark!

 By the way, I flocked the spider on the "Beware" card with black flocking to increase the creepy factor. The eyes are little red rhinestones.

For the bat card, I increased the size of the image before printing it out. I wasn't able to find the right ribbon to attach to the card so I cut off a strip from a page from the Spooky Soiree paper pack

Browsing the LD site, I came across three other cupcake topper files:

Imagine all the possibilities with these circular images! Print, punch, and glue. You can even increase the sizes of the image for a different look. Did I mention that the Spooky Soiree Cupcake Toppers set is only $1 right now? Yup. Tons of fun for just one buck! I don't know if LD will increase the price later but for just a dollar, I think that set is a pretty good deal. ;-)


  1. Clever! Now where did you get your sentiments? Did you just print those as well?? I'm thinking I'm going to scraplift these!!

    Thanks Jin!

  2. LOve these! The flocking on the spider is perfect! tfs!

  3. Thanks jayma, joeygirl, and Sheena! :-)

    The sentiments are from a sheet of clear stamps that I bought from Joann's last year but you can certainly print them out or write them in like my kid did on her bookmark. She used a white gel pen on the black cardstock. :-)

  4. These are great! I love how you did the bat card, a different idea I never would have thought to try. Thanks for sharing these! Now I've got to get to work on my kids treats for school!