What material is used for cake toppers?
Materials for Cricut Cake Toppers Cricut Maker or Explore. Glitter Cardstock . Colorful Cardstock for the back of the topper (optional). Fine Point Blade. Cake topper Sticks. High-Quality Glue (please don’t use cheap or kids glue) Standard Green Mat. Scraper (for cleaning up the mat)
Which Cricut is best for cake toppers?
Re-using my decorations is important to me, and you can’t pull off making a durable cake topper with the Cricut Explore Air 2. They’ll only get the cardstock part done for you.
How do I make a sturdy cake topper?
Instructions Design your graphic making sure it is connected everywhere. Size your graphic accordingly. “Weld” everything together so that it is one complete piece. Cut out your graphic on cardstock. Optional: cut a second, cake topper if you want it to be thicker and therefore sturdier . Glue your skewers on.
What can I use to make edible cake toppers?
Edible cupcake toppers can be made from fondant, royal icing and even chocolate.
What is the best cardstock for cake toppers?
When creating a cake topper, it’s important to use the thickest and sturdiest card stock available. I always use Michael’s “Recollections” brand glitter card stock for all of my cake toppers. Hobby lobby has a similar brand called “Paper Studio”, but the weight is slightly lighter.
How big should a cake topper be?
The size of the top tier is what should influence your decision in selecting the proper monogram cake topper height. The top cake tier is usually 4, 6 or 8 inches with the majority being 6 inches. A 5 inch monogram topper is usually the perfect proportion, especially if you select a curly/italicized font.
How do you put a cake topper on?
Carefully place your cake topper in the desired position on your cake and press down gently. It’s as simple as that! Please note, EPS icing sheets can be used on buttercream but it’s always best to apply your cake topper at the last minute to ensure it is at its best.