DIY Happy New Year Cake Topper
December 11, 2013
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While you may not go to such lengths to decorate your cake on any average day, New Years eve just so happens to make for the perfect excuse to let your inner crafter shine. Transform a simple, ho-hum dessert into a sight for sore eyes with this fabulously, wintry, glittery cake topper! And with just a few steps, we'll show you how...
MaterialsSilver glitter
Spray adhesive
4 sheets of 11 x 14” posterboard
Exacto knife
“Happy New Year” template


step-1Stack each sheet of posterboard on top of each other. Spray adhesive between each layer to make one extra thick sheet.

step-2Download & print out the “Happy New Year” template. Spray adhesive on the back to attach it to the posterboard. Let dry 5 minutes.

Cut along the outline of each letter with the exacto knife.

step-4Spray the topper with adhesive, leaving the out the bottom section. Sprinkle with glitter and shake off the excess.

step-5Let Let dry for 20 mins then insert into cake.


Click here to see the full New Years Party! | Click here for the DIY Backdrop!


Photography: Ruth Eileen | Design & Styling: SMP Living for West Elm | Party in a Box: West Elm