Engagement Party Cupcake Toppers

Engagement Party DIY Cupcake Toppers. via www.twopurplecouches.com

I’m joining up with the Silhouette Challenge today! And I think you’ll like today’s collection of projects, because the theme of this month’s Challenge is PARTY! And who doesn’t like to party!?I’m sharing how I made these cute engagement-themed cupcake toppers for my brother-in-law’s engagement party.

Before we escaped to Hilton Head, SC for a little R ‘n R back in March, we had to throw a party! This was a pretty special party—not only were we celebrating an engagement, but we were also celebrating my future sister-in-law’s birthday! And actually, that was the only thing the guests thought we were celebrating. We threw a sort of double-surprise party… the guests thought it was a surprise birthday party. But before the birthday girl arrived, my brother-in-law, Joe, popped the question! As you can guess, there was a lot of laughing and shouting and excitement once they showed up to the party and his new fiancee was sporting a sparkly new accessory! We’re so excited for them, and I am particularly excited to plan a wedding shower and help Nicole craft wedding decorations (and, of course, gain my first sister!).

Supplies needed to make your own cupcake toppers. via www.twopurplecouches.com

But before we get into all that, let me show you how I made these cute cupcake toppers. I hunted around on Pinterest and Etsy to get ideas for shapes and sizes for my toppers. I decided to go with a scalloped background shape and plain circles for the inner shape.

Layers for DIY cupcake toppers. via www.twopurplecouches.com

I used Silhouette Studio to make all of my shapes. For the scalloped circle, I found a vector shape online and imported it into Silhouette Studio. I drew the inner circle myself, then added the monograms of the guests of honor. The hearts were an overlapping shape I already had, so I simply ungrouped them and arranged them inside the circle.

I cut them out in two batches, then began to assemble my toppers. I glued the white circles inside of the black ones, then used washi tape to secure the skewer sticks to the backs. I decided they needed a pop of color, so I rummaged through my ribbon stash and found some bright colors to match the “confetti” sprinkles that topped the cupcakes. I looped a bit of ribbon around each skewer, and the toppers were finished!

DIY Cupcake Toppers for an Engagement Party. Made with Silhouette Cameo. via www.twopurplecouches.com

Half of the cupcakes were adorned with our toppers and half received some cute faux engagement rings. They were a hit! (And they were delicious!)

The whole birthday/engagement party was a huge success. Everyone had an awesome time, including the birthday girl/new bride-to-be!

Engagement Party with personalized cupcake toppers. via www.twopurplecouches.com

 

Want to Check Out More Silhouette Projects?

My Silhouette Challenge buddies and I are all sharing projects on our blogs today, so peruse the projects below for a wealth of Silhouette inspiration!

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