Cupcake Topper tutorial with Kojo Designs.

Today I’m delighted to welcome Kojo Designs as our guest.  Not only are they sweet, and a pleasure to know, but the gals over at Kojo really know how to throw a party, both offline and online.  Most recently, they celebrated Color My Summer, which was a huge success.  I was honored to share Cake Pops with them to celebrate the color blue.  Offline, Kirsten and Jordan plan and execute the most wonderful parties you can imagine.  Make sure to visit their blog for tons of inspiration!  

Hey Southern Institute friends! I’m Kirstin, half of a sister team that blogs at kojodesigns and I’m so excited to be here today. We adore Jenny (adore her!), can’t get enough of her recipes, love her style (her camera bag is to die for!), and just wish we could spend these summer days chatting it up and drinking lemonade with her. And we’re thrilled to be popping in today with a tutorial for y’all!

We’ve been throwing all sorts of parties this summer (and still have several in the planning stages)! And even though we have four or five “must make” cupcake toppers on our list, we just keep coming back to these fabric bow cupcake toppers. They’re easy to make, they look terrific, and they can be made from fabric scraps- fabulous on all counts.

Want to make some for your next party?

Rip (or cut) small strips of fabric- about 1” wide and 5” long.
Fold the two ends over each other until they overlap with the right sides facing out.
Pull one end through. While the knot is still loose, push a toothpick into the center of the opening.
Tighten the knot and push the toothpick until it is firmly lodged in the knot (don’t wiggle it too much or the bow will slide down the toothpick instead of staying put at the top).
Make a whole fleet of fabric bow toppers and use them to decorate a batch of yummy mini cupcakes!
Thanks again for having us Jenny! Happy summer, Southern Institute friends! Stop on by kojodesigns anytime to say hi!

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Thank you, Kirsten!  This is just the cutest idea for a cupcake that I’ve seen in a long time!

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  2. Louise says:

    I saw these somewhere else and ‘pinned’ them! But tonight I made my own 4th of July ones out of scraps from my 4th of july pillow covers! I was doing them on my own and they just weren’t looking as cute as I rememebred them. Then I remembered there was a tutorial for them over here today. And the tutorial did help!! Thanks! Perfect timing!

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