DIY Flower Party Favors / Cupcake Toppers

By | March 13, 2016

Learn how to make these cute DIY Flower Party Favors - great for birthdays, wedding favors, bridal showers, and baby showers. Quick and easy to make! #papercrafting #favors

Learn how to make these cute DIY Flower Party Favors – great for birthdays, wedding favors, bridal showers, and baby showers. They’re quick and easy to make! I used the stamp set Flower Shop to make them. One nice thing about this stamp set is that there is a coordinating punch. So you don’t have to fussy cut all those flowers. It makes assembling the flower favors go much faster.

Now that my middle daughter is almost a teenager, she has outgrown character-themed birthday parties. So this year I am going with pretty and feminine for her decorations. Since her birthday is in a couple of weeks, I have been busy making flower party favors for all her guests. They are so quick and easy to make, I thought I would share the tutorial here.

I am inserting these flower picks into souffle cups filled with party mints. However, they would also make cute cupcake toppers. I haven’t quite decided if we are going to have a cake or cupcakes, but if I go the cupcake route, I will definitely be making more of these to use as toppers.

Learn how to make these cute DIY Flower Party Favors - great for birthdays, wedding favors, bridal showers, and baby showers. They're quick and easy to make!

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Learn how to make cute Flower Party Favors - great for birthdays, wedding favors, bridal showers, and baby showers. Quick and easy to make! #papercrafting #favors

The stamp set I used to make these DIY flower party favors is called Flower Shop. I love it because it comes with 6 different patterns of pansies. You can get a coordinating punch which makes cutting out the stamped images a breeze!

I went with soft pastel colors to match the colors of the mints. I used Daffodil Delight, Blushing Bride, and Wisteria Wonder Ink to stamp the flowers.

After I stamped the images, I used the pansy punch to cut them out. For each pick, you will need 2 flower shapes. You will also need to punch out or die cut a leaf from green. I have a punch I used, but the Flower Frenzy die also has a nice leaf shape you can use.

Learn how to make cute Flower Party Favors - great for birthdays, wedding favors, bridal showers, and baby showers. Quick and easy to make! #papercrafting #favors

I used a large glue dot on the backside of one of the flower shapes and stuck the coffee stirrer to it. You can also use a glue gun, if you prefer. Then add Fast Fuse adhesive to the back side of the other stamped image and stuck them together with a leaf shape sandwiched in between the two. (You want a pretty strong adhesive so the two flowers don’t pull away from each other. I have found that Fast Fuse works really well.)

Learn how to make cute Flower Party Favors - great for birthdays, wedding favors, bridal showers, and baby showers. Quick and easy to make! #papercrafting #favors

Cut about 2 inches off the end of the coffee stirrer to make it a bit shorter, so it won’t fall over when you insert it in the souffle cup. (If you plan to use these as cupcake toppers, you will probably want to leave the coffee stirrer uncut so the flowers stand a little bit tallere.) Take a sharp knife and poke a hole into the lid of the souffle up. If you twist as you push into the plastic, you will get a round hole. You don’t want to make it too large though or the flower pick will fall over.

Learn how to make cute Flower Party Favors - great for birthdays, wedding favors, bridal showers, and baby showers. Quick and easy to make! #papercrafting #favors

Use a bit of baker’s twine to tie a bow around the flower pick. Fill the souffle cup with party mints then add the lid. Insert the flower pick into the lid, and you are done.

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Learn how to make cute Flower Party Favors - great for birthdays, wedding favors, bridal showers, and baby showers. Quick and easy to make! #papercrafting #favors


Although I am using these DIY flower party favors for my daughter’s upcoming birthday, they would also be cute for wedding favors or for bridal or baby showers. Happy crafting!

16 thoughts on “DIY Flower Party Favors / Cupcake Toppers

  1. Chloe Crabtree

    So cute! These would be adorable for so many get-togethers. I am thinking showers, Easter, Mother’s day! Thanks so much for sharing over at Celebrate Your Story!

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    1. Jen Post author

      Thanks for letting me know about your party Teresa! I will add it to my list to check each week.

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  2. Domenica

    Thanks for sharing over at the DIY Crush Craft Party. These paper flowers are a cute addition to a party favour! We’ve added this to our Pinterest board. Don’t forget to stop by on Thursday to add your tutorials to our next craft party!

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  3. Lela

    These are adorable and look so easy to make. I’m so glad you stopped by Inspiration Thursday to share the tutorial. Have a great week!

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  4. Jennifer | The Deliberate Mom

    These are absolutely adorable – and so clever too! Colourful, whimsical, and full of spring goodness!

    Thanks for sharing and for linking up to the #SHINEbloghop.

    Wishing you a lovely weekend.
    xoxo

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  5. Laurie

    These are so adorable! I think they would be lovely favors for a wedding or party! Thanks for sharing the tutorial with us at Brag About It! Pinned and tweeted to share!
    ~Laurie

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  6. Sandra

    I’m always on the hunt for party favors and I love this idea! Thanks for joining us at Celebrate Your Story Link party and have a great week.

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  7. Sahana

    Such an easy and adorable idea! Thank you for sharing with us @ #HomeMattersParty. We would love to have you again next week.

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  8. Nikki

    The girls should love these! They will be able to tell that you put time and thought into them, and secretly teens love that! So do guests at a shower or a wedding.

    I love the stamp you chose for the flower and that you tucked the leaf in between the two flower cutouts! So fun! Pinned and stumbled, I’m sure there are lots of brides and mothers who would love to make these!

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