Friday, August 29, 2014

Nail Polish Cupcakes Tutorial


Here is the tutorial to make the Nail Polish Cupcakes.  I decided to a Halloween theme to demonstrate the versatility of this project.  Plus, it's an excellent non-candy treat for your favorite trick or treaters!

You will need one of these, Wilton Nut & Party Cups:

Nut & Party Cups

First, I cut three strips of 1 3/4 inches patterned paper.  Then, using my handy dandy Scor-Pal, I scored every 1/4 inch of all three strips.



Glue all three strips together to make a circle.


Using a hot glue gun, carefully glue your circle around the cup.  This will be the "cupcake" wrapper.



This next step is optional.  I wanted to make my cupcake "taller", so I hot glued the top of a prescription bottle to the bottom of the nut cup.  Then, I adhered, the bottle of nail polish with a small pop up dot to the prescription bottle top.


The frosting was made with some orange paper shred that I just bunched around the stem of the nail polish bottle.


To decorate my cupcake, I made a festive cupcake pick and accented with some tiny button spiders.


Supplies:
Stamp:  Stampendous-Bugs & Hisses
Ink:  Versafine
Paper:  American Crafts, Bazill, Recollections
Misc:  Hot glue gun, pop up dots, Wilton Nut & Party Cup, Nestabilities, Paper punches, tiny button spiders, prescription bottle cover, spider web die cut, paper shred, nail polish

Thanks for stopping by,


5 comments:

  1. Beth thank you so much for this darling tutorial and how versatile it is. You are so sweet to share your designs and projects with us. Konnie

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  2. I really like these. I will am going to try and make a few of these for the ladies at the office this Halloween. Thanks for the share.

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  3. Beth ~

    Thank you!! Thank you!! Thank you for your AWESOME tutorial!! I can use this project in so many ways!! I do have two quick questions for you (your patience is appreciated)!!

    1. You noted that you cut your strips of paper 1-3/4" wide. How long were they?

    2. After scoring and crimping, do you glue the three strips together to make a big enough circle OR do you glue them one on top of another to make your cupcake wrapper thicker?

    Thank you for your help!! I am very excited about giving this project a try!



    Judy
    lifesabeach32940@cfl.rr.com

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    1. Hi Judy,

      The strips of paper are 6 inches long, I used paper from a 6 x 6 paper pad. So, if you are are using 8 x 8 or 12 x 12 paper, just cut your strips accordingly. Then, after you score/crimp, glue them together to make a big circle.

      I hope this helps, if you have anymore questions, just let me know.

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  4. great project! this will be on my daily inspiration. thanks for sharing

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