How to Make a Cupcake Flower-Pot Centerpiece


Centerpieces add a certain flair and charm to what can be a plain table-setting arrangement. Candles, vases and baskets are dressed up to add an extra splash of color to the table. A way is to make the centerpiece functional involves a centerpiece with cupcakes for an event where cake is being served, like a wedding or birthday. Making a flower-pot cupcake centerpiece allows you add your own personal touch to your event.

Things You'll Need

  • Terra-cotta flower pot
  • Acrylic paints
  • Art paint brushes
  • Flower foam
  • Knife
  • Cupcakes
  • Icing
  • Wooden or plastic dowel rods
  • Silk flowers and leaves
  • Silk ribbon (optional)
  • Rinse a terra cotta flower pot well, if removed from the garden, and allow to air dry completely.

  • Paint the outside of the of the pot a color using acrylic paint unless you wish to retain the natural color for your centerpiece.

  • Insert floral foam into the flower pot. Trim the foam with a knife to fit inside the pot securely. Shape the top of the floral foam into a slightly rounded shape.

  • Bake your cupcakes as per your recipe. Allow them to cool completely. Frost them in your chosen pattern, such as a swirl or roses.

  • Insert wooden or plastic dowel rods into the flower foam all the way around the flower pot -- using a dowel rod for each cupcake.

  • Fill in the gaps between the dowel rods with silk leaves, baby's breath and flowers inserted into the foam.

  • Secure the cupcakes onto the dowel rods through the center of the bottom of the cupcakes. Place a colorful silk ribbon or bow around the side of the flower pot or paint the table's number on the side using the acrylic paint.

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