Cupcake Celebration

We just love the story of how this pretty flower came into the world. It really relates to the art of paper flower-making, too. Sometimes, something that seems like a mistake can actually lead to an important discovery. That’s why we always encourage you to experiment, exercise your creativity, and keep growing!

While the real blooms of cosmos cupcakes are gorgeous, they don’t last more than a few days. But of course, when you craft flowers out of paper, you can enjoy them in your home forever. You can also get creative with it, try new colors, and experiment with different materials.

For our crepe paper cosmos cupcakes, our designer Meagan used a combination of both extra-fine and heavy crepe paper. Considering the outside blooms look like a cupcake wrapper, crepe paper lends itself beautifully to this delicate flower. Everything else we used to make this flower is linked below! Just follow our tutorial to learn how to create the cupcake bloom and how to shape the petals so they curve upward and inward.

If you have any questions, just comment below. And please share your flowers with us! We’d love to see pictures of your crepe paper cosmos cupcakes and hear what you thought of making this flower. So be sure to tag #MadeWithLia on your Instagram and Facebook pictures. Here’s to happy accidents and new discoveries! ~ Lia and team

How to Make Crepe Paper Cosmos Cupcakes

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the flower pattern at the end of this post.
  2. Cut crepe paper according to template notes, using your scissors or Cricut Maker.
  3. Stretch center piece of crepe paper. Fold center piece in half; then fringe on fold.
  4. Wrap and glue your center piece of crepe around tip of wire.

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