Introduction: Mini 3D Quilled Cupcakes

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I am really into quilling, especially 3D quilled art. When I saw quilled food I knew I had to jump on the bandwagon! These cupcakes are adorable, and can be hooked onto earrings, necklaces, or used as charms for bracelets. OR you could just admire them, too. (DO NOT EAT THEM NO MATTER HOW GOOD THEY LOOK)

Let's get started!

Step 1: Supplies

For this project, you will need:

Quilling paper, assorted colors

Quilling tool


Step 2: Making the Batter

To make the base of the cupcake, start by coiling one strip, the color/flavor or your choice, into a tight coil. Glue down the end, and then use your fingers or the back end of a pencil to make the shape of the cupcake. Make three like this. You can make these whatever colors you want! Get creative! After forming them, brush glue on the inside of the "liners" to make sure te shape holds.

Step 3: Piping the Frosting

For the frosting, take a strip of paper a bit larger than the one used for the cake part; this will ensure the icing will be able to go just over the edge of the cake. Coil it into a tight coil, glue down the end, and shape it with your finger or the back of a pencil to form the shape you desire. Put glue on the inside to make sure the shape holds, and then glue it on top of the cake.

Step 4: Decorations!

For the decorations, you can really get creative! I made a cherry on top for one, sprinkled for another, and a birthday candle for the other, but you can do whatever you like. I hope you enjoyed making your little dessert!

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