Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Graduation Cupcake Toppers

My darling son graduated from 8th grade last week from Bethel Christian Academy. I am so proud of him. He was the class Salutatorian and gave a great speech. He also had an opportunity to lead the audience in a couple of Praise & Worship songs by singing & playing the guitar. This was the first time he did this and boy did my heart swell in addition to my eyes :)

Here is a picture of our handsome young man.

Well, enough bragging about my son. On to my post. We had all the 8th graders over for a celebration. Rather than buy a sheet cake, I decided to make cupcakes. I made these quick toppers by using the autofill feature on my Cricut Expression. I used the Locker Talk cartridge and cut them at 2 inches. I used the Sakura white gel pen to outline the caps. I used the Xyron sticker maker to put adhesive on the back of the tassels, assembled, taped the toppers to toothpicks and stuck them in the cupcakes. Super easy and fast! I think they look good! They were also good in the tummy :)

Thanks for stopping by.


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  1. those are so stinkin cute! gotta love the cricut for cupcake toppers! and congrats for having an awesome son!

  2. these are just too cute thank you for sharing with us over at decorate to celebrate.

  3. Cute!! Thanks for linking these up at Decorate to Celebrate.

  4. Congrats to your talented son!! Your cupcakes look SO yummy!! Love those grad hat toppers... :)

    Thanks so much for decorating your celebrations at the Decorate To Celebrate! Challenge Blog!

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    and Decorate To Celebrate!

  5. Love the grad caps and congrats to your handsome graduate!!! Great Job.
    Hopped over from DTC. I thought I was already a follower, but had to hit follow again!

  6. What adorable cupcake toppers, Elaine and your son is so talented!! Awesome project!! I'm stopping by from the Decorate To Celebrate blog...I'm already a follower :)


  7. Cute cupcake toppers! Great project and they look raelly yummy! I hopped over from Decorate to Celebrate~I am a new follower of yours. I hope to stop by my blog and follow me too:) Thanks for sharing your project!!
    Sherrie K

  8. awesome cupcakes and toppers. they look yummy! here from Decorate to celebrate. awesome inspiration. new follower too :)

  9. omg! I love it!! Hugs! Dina

  10. Your cupcakes are great! Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog too!