8.8.11

{how-to: gilded party animal cupcake toppers}

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. . . quite possibly the most simply chic & ingeniously fun idea ever: a menagerie of plastic animals and candle holders, a drill and a little gold spray paint, and before you know it, it's party time . . .

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* please click here for instructions x

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previous how-to's:

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* a side chignon

* a classic chignon
* a double-knot

e v e r y t h i n g e l s e
* a braided brass hex nut bracelet
* a sweet nothings garland
* a classic english hand-tied bouquet
* summery ombré napkins

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{additional credits: all instructions [with edits] & images by jenny from hank & hunt for the sweetest occasion}

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21 Comments:

Blogger Sarah Klassen said...

oh my goodness, how fun and sweet this is idea is! I will definitely be bookmarking this, Roséline—so glad you shared it with us today, and just in time, might I add, for a fun occasion I have coming up :)

Wishing you a lovely evening...
xx, Sarah

August 11, 2011  
Blogger Monica from Hola!design said...

beautiful idea! thank you for sharing. My niece would love to do this.

August 11, 2011  
Blogger Gareen said...

Ahh! I love the ostrich! Genius!

xoxo,
Gigi

August 11, 2011  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Amazing! They look so chis and perfectly whimsical. Love the idea.

August 11, 2011  
Blogger Sara Alves Corceiro said...

This is indeed glamorous! I love this idea. So kitsch, so cool.

Movimento Moda
movmoda.blogspot.com

August 11, 2011  
Anonymous Simply Harmony said...

This is super creative! I would have never thought of that as a cupcake topper. I'm going to give it a try!

August 11, 2011  
Blogger Leslie Christen | LifeStyling said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE everything about this and YOUR Blog!!!

Leslie

http://lesliechristen.blogspot.com/

August 11, 2011  
Blogger Adventures in Dressmaking said...

Oooh, LOVE those! And love that you can DIY them! Pinning pics...

August 11, 2011  
Blogger Tamra {walkswithBella} said...

Genius!!! Those are the most fab cupcakes toppers I've ever seen. I'm definitely giving this a try! Nice share.

August 11, 2011  
Blogger Ande said...

This is the cutest idea I've seen...ever! Thanks for sharing such a great project...just in time too...I'm going to make some awesome cupcakes and top with these for a party at the art center this weekend! Yay! Thanks again!

August 11, 2011  
Anonymous Gloria said...

This is SUCH a fun idea!! Who wouldn't want a cute stegosaurus perched on their cake?

August 12, 2011  
Anonymous meenal@maison marigold said...

such a splendid idea..i will certainly find an occasion to try this one out..have a lovely weekend..xx meenal

August 12, 2011  
Anonymous Sarah said...

Wow. This is, without a doubt, one of the best ideas I've seen all week! Easy, cheap and fantastically quirky!!! Thankyou for a brilliant post! xo

August 19, 2011  
Anonymous Catherine said...

Thank you for sharing this! I will be making these today for my Ina Garten coconut cake. Really, one of the most brilliant DIY projects ever! Many thanks!
Catherine
www.completelycatherine.com

August 20, 2011  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is this even safe to put on edibles? I have a feeling something spray painted shouldn't come into contact with food.

I'd like to make some for other purposes, but unless you can verify that they are food safe, I won't be placing these on cupcakes. I'm surprised no one has mentioned this...

August 21, 2011  
Blogger mijbil said...

Gorgeous, thank you so much! :)

August 22, 2011  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

anonymous -- yes, actually had the same concerns, and am still not certain, so did a little research and found these: http://bit.ly/q70wLn & http://bit.ly/nY3tnh as alternatives . . .

x

August 22, 2011  
Anonymous Joie said...

wow! I'm sooo amazed! what an awesome idea!! I actually featured it in my blog. Smart idea, thanks for sharing!!
(here it is, if you wanna check out my post)
http://thehoneyinthesun.blogspot.com/2011/08/who-has-upcoming-birthday.html

August 24, 2011  
Blogger Jeanee said...

LOVE this! I featured it on my blog today :)

http://blog.shopdirtylaundry.com/posts/2011/8/30/80-too-cute-tuesday.html

August 30, 2011  
Blogger Jeanee said...

LOVE THIS! I shared on my blog today :)

http://blog.shopdirtylaundry.com/posts/2011/8/30/80-too-cute-tuesday.html

August 30, 2011  
Anonymous amanda @ loveandmoss said...

these are happening asap. like tomorrow. cutest ever!

June 09, 2012  

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