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DIY // Fringed love cake topper


  DIY fringe love cake topper   DIY fringe love cake topper
photos and tutorial by Molly Madfis of Almost Makes Perfect
Valentine’s day is this week, and in case you might be doing some last minute scrambling for how to woo your love, this is the simple DIY for you. Buy a cake (ok ok – or bake a cake), make these cake toppers in 30 minutes, and leave it out for them to see it right when they walk in. You’ve definitely done your wooing for the day, and you still get cake out of it! It’s a win win.
  • red or pink tissue paper
  • fringing scissors
  • scissors
  • cardstock
  • glue
  • kabob sticks
DIY fringe love cake topper
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DIY // Fresh Flower Cake Topper


DIY fresh flower cake topper by Sugar & Cloth

I’ve been a little MIA on the DIY front around here recently, but this project will surely make it up to you. Why? Because it involves cake, macarons, and fresh flowers. I know, I can’t contain myself either…

If I’m really honest, I’ve never attempted a fresh flower cake topper before, but let me just tell you that using a cake vase is pure magic. Literally all you do is stick flowers in it, so simple!


DIY fresh flower cake topper by Sugar & Cloth

DIY fresh flower cake topper by Sugar & Cloth

Place the cake vase on top of your iced cake. Fill it with a small amount of water, just enough to fill all of the holes.

DIY fresh flower cake topper by Sugar & Cloth DIY fresh flower cake topper by Sugar & Cloth

Cut the stems to the flowers short, and begin placing them into the holes of the vase starting from the outside working in. The instructions for the vase say to start from the center working outwards, but I found that working from the outside in made the center flowers stand up a bit higher, which I liked.

DIY fresh flower cake topper by Sugar & Cloth

Once all of the flowers are placed in the holes, use smaller buds to fill in any gaps.


DIY fresh flower cake topper by Sugar & Cloth DIY fresh flower cake topper by Sugar & Cloth DIY fresh flower cake topper by Sugar & Cloth And the best part is that it has the prettiest leftovers!

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Not One, but Two Giveaways for 24 Merry Days


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mini cloud golden bracelet giveaway For the third day in the 24 Merry Days blog event, two lucky S+C readers will be randomly selected to win one of the following two prizes by Potter & Butler and Jelanie:

24 merry days of blogger giveaways, day 3 I’d like to throw it out there for the winners that I do, ironically, accept mini cloud bracelets in exchange for DIY’s just in case you feel like sharing the awesome.

To enter to win: just leave a comment below telling me your favorite item from their shops! If you want an extra entry, “Like” Sugar & Cloth on Facebook, and leave a second comment telling me that you did so. The giveaway is open until midnight (CST) Monday Dec. 10th to all U.S. readers, good luck!
As a good gesture, you can also Like Potter & Butler and Jelanie on Facebook  for their generosity.

P.s.- You can also enter the previous two giveaways, plus mark your calendars for the next 21 prizes, right here.

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