With the increasing popularity of all things cupcake, it’s no surprise that there is a huge variety of cupcake liners on the market. They are inexpensive and fun to collect, and not only work great for their original purpose, but are also fun to use in craft projects. Today Designer Alice Golden will be sharing an easy way to use iCraft adhesive dots and cupcake liners to create a Valentine themed window garland.


To start, gather some cupcake liners in assorted sizes (alternatively, use one size and trim the edges with decorative scissors to create the various layers). ValentineGarland2 Slightly crumple the center of the liner to flatten. ValentineGarland3 ValentineGarland4 Use fishing line as the base of the garland and be sure to leave extra on either end. The garland is double-sided so that it will look good from any direction. Begin by creating a cupcake liner sandwich – place a liner face down and add an iCraft dot in the center. Run fishing line through the middle and top with another liner. ValentineGarland5 ValentineGarland6 The fun part is layering on additional embellishments. Add additional cupcake liners or die cut shapes, along with buttons, ribbon, and glitter. Use iCraft dots between the liners and Zots to attach heavier items.


Die cut shapes from iCraft dots, add glitter, and use in the center of the medallions. Both the positive and negative images can be used. ValentineGarland8 Here the positive die cut is used on a cardstock circle… simply remove the protective liner from the front, ValentineGarland9 add glitter and brush off any excess.


Here is what the negative image looks like applied directly to a liner.


Try different size shapes and a variety of glitters. This one uses a small heart die and clear glitter.



The heart from the center of the die cut above was added to the top of a button and glittered then attached using Zots.


Buttons not only look good, but they help add weight to the garland so that it hangs straight down.


Once you get started with this, you won’t want to stop!


Therm O Web Supplies:

iCraft dots in assorted sizes 1/2″
Zots Singles Craft


Cupcake liners
Decorative edged scissors
Heart die cuts

Thanks so much for joining us today!

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20 Comments on Crafty Valentine Cupcake Garland

  1. Debbie Kaste
    February 13, 2013 at 8:39 am (9 years ago)

    This is so cute and yet so simple! LOVE IT!!! I’m working on cards for heart day…running out of time so I best get to it. Thanks for sharing and have a good one!

  2. Cathy B
    February 13, 2013 at 8:52 am (9 years ago)

    The Thermoweb products would be perfect for a quilted nesting box set I’ve been thinking of making. Thank you for the opportunity.

  3. janellmithani
    February 13, 2013 at 11:45 am (9 years ago)

    Love the garland! I always have some cupcake liners left over in my kitchen cabinet. I am working on cards and I think I will make a garland, too. My favorite H&B product is the hem tape. Thanks!

  4. Joyce Fischer
    February 13, 2013 at 5:38 pm (9 years ago)

    I would use the Thermoweb to make decorations for Easter.

  5. Sandra S.
    February 13, 2013 at 5:43 pm (9 years ago)

    This project is so cute, as are all of Thermo O Web’s projects!!!

  6. Gail
    February 13, 2013 at 6:28 pm (9 years ago)

    Pot holders, make a great gift

  7. christina hicks
    February 13, 2013 at 7:57 pm (9 years ago)

    love the garland!,fav product stichwitch!

  8. Gayle Schultz
    February 14, 2013 at 4:58 am (9 years ago)

    Currently working on a window seat from scratch. Foam, batting, cover and trim. Spray adhesive is my next purchase, as I need to repair a tattered corner of the foam that my cat attacked.

  9. Sue
    February 14, 2013 at 11:06 am (9 years ago)

    I’ve gotta win that Heat N Bond basket. I’m am always doing machine applique and can’t live with the stuff.

  10. Carla Hundley
    February 14, 2013 at 5:40 pm (9 years ago)

    I really love the cupcake garland! So many ways to
    do this project. Thanks for the idea! And Happy
    Valentine’s Day!
    Carla from Utah

  11. Elaine Allen
    February 15, 2013 at 9:46 am (9 years ago)

    I love the garland project. It is so adorable! One of my favorite products is the Heat n Bond.

    Elaine Allen

  12. Janice Stockwell
    February 15, 2013 at 10:29 am (9 years ago)

    I would love to win so I can try some of these great products. Your projects always look so sweet but I’ve never worked with a lot of these products.

  13. julie828
    February 15, 2013 at 5:05 pm (9 years ago)

    OMG ….these are so adorable ! Thank you for sharing . Great idea !!

  14. Mary Bonang
    February 15, 2013 at 6:24 pm (9 years ago)

    Love this idea !!

  15. Jane Cornett
    February 15, 2013 at 7:20 pm (9 years ago)

    This is really cute – right now I’m working on appliques and key fobs – with paper projects for coming up for St. Patrick’s day

  16. Angelia L.
    February 17, 2013 at 1:26 am (9 years ago)

    I am a new quilter/sewer and haven’t had much of chance to use these products but have always wanted to. This would be a great way to try them. There are several projects that I would love to make. Thank you!

  17. Holly Bowers
    February 19, 2013 at 10:19 am (9 years ago)

    I am ALWAYS working on some sort of embroidery project!!!

  18. Sally Mackey
    February 21, 2013 at 11:36 am (9 years ago)

    I love all Therm O Web products. That make crafting so much easier.


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