Scrapbook How To: Handmade Birthday Accents

Joannie McBride, online editor

If you’ve got birthday photos to scrapbook, we’ve got lots of fun and inspiring tips for creating birthday layouts on

Here’s a cute idea from Cindy Tobey about using cupcake liners on a birthday page. This technique is sure to make your birthday page sparkle!


Cupcake-Liner Flowers

10 Candles by Cindy Tobey, as seen in the May/June 2010 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

Step 1: Flatten cupcake liner with hand; cut liner into spiral using scissors.

Step 2: Color along outside edge of spiral using marker.

Step 3: Punch 2″ circle from cardstock. Adhere cupcake liner spiral to cardstock circle starting at outside. Gather liner as you go, creating ruffles.

Step 4: Add liquid glue to top edge of rosette. Spring with glitter.

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One Response to Scrapbook How To: Handmade Birthday Accents

  1. I’m always amazed by how the minds of artists work. That’s a fantastic way to use cupcake liners! :-D

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