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Faux Cupcakes

Faux Cupcakes

These cupcakes are treats that can be decorated, displayed, and enjoyed much longer than the real thing!

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    1. Create a cake cup out of scalloped corrugated border by making a small fold every 2" on the flat side, securing it with a staple. Close the cup with a staple at the top and bottom.

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    2. Crumple newspaper into a 3" ball, then cover it with a paper towel. Apply glue to the inside of the cake cup and insert the newspaper to fill the "cake" area.

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    3. Apply glue to a posterboard circle and place it beneath the cake cup. Allow the glue to dry.

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    4. Use a disposable knife to spread Tactilcolor paint over the top of the cupcake so the paper towel is completely covered. While the paint is still wet, decorate the cupcake with glitter, sequins, small beads, and brightly colored yarn. Or, allow the paint to dry and glue decorations to the surface. Affix a ribbon around the base to hide the staples.

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