If quick and easy is your thing then this scrumptious Cupcake Gift Tag Button Art for Children is the perfect activity to create with the kiddos in just about 15 minutes with Button-Jam. Buttons are an inexpensive supply to spark creativity because they are bright, colorful, and easy to find. Tied to a gift bag or gift box, it is the perfect gift tag that becomes part of the gift.
Cupcake Gift Tag Made with Buttons
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Here’s what you need to make a Gift Tag with Buttons:
- Button-Jam – Blue, White, Pink Jar of Buttons
- Wooden Cupcake Shape – Craft Store
- E6000 Clear Adhesive
- Americana Acrylics by DecoArt – Titanium White, Desert Turquoise
- Ribbon, Pink Gingham – Dollar Tree
- Paper Dessert Plate – Dollar Tree
- FREE PRINTABLE CUPCAKE COLORING PAGES – download below ⇓
Here’s how to create a Cupcake Gift Tag with Buttons:
To begin the Button Art for Children Cupcake Gift Tag, gather all supplies. Lightly sand the edges of the wooden shape, if necessary. I love using the bright, colorful, and gorgeously detailed buttons from Button-Jam. They are high quality and come in super cute jam jar packaging.
Basecoat the bottom half, sides, and back of the wooden cupcake shape with Desert Turquoise. Let dry and apply a second coat, if necessary. Using a paintbrush, basecoat the top half, side, and back of the wooden cupcake shape with Titanium White. Let dry and apply a second coat, if necessary. I love Americana Acrylics by DecoArt because they very rarely need a second coat.
Starting with the largest Blue Button-Jam Buttons attach to the base of the wooden shape with E6000 Clear Adhesive. Add medium buttons and then fill in any remaining spaces with small buttons. E6000 Clear Adhesive provides a strong attachment for oddly shaped items like buttons creating a permanent bond than a glue gun.
Starting with the largest White Button-Jam Buttons attach to the top of the wooden cupcake shape with E6000 Clear Adhesive. Add medium buttons and then fill in any remaining spaces with small buttons. Glue a decorative Pink Button-Jam Button to the tippy top of the cupcake. An easy way to work with small items like buttons is to spread them out on a dessert size paper plate. Then when done, funnel them back into their original container.
To finish the Button Art for Children Gift Tag, measure and cut a 20″ length of ribbon. Glue the pink gingham ribbon to the top back of the cupcake. Then tie it onto a gift bag and finish with a bow. This 5/8″ wide gingham ribbon is always in stock at Dollar Tree and comes in a rainbow of colors. I pick up a spool or two near the silk flower display when I am at my Dollar Tree.
Free Printable Cupcake Coloring Page
Y’all know that I LOVE to doodle and draw, and since cupcakes are such a HAPPY thing any day, I am sharing my hand-drawn sprinkle cupcake coloring page right here. There is even a flag, so you can add a personalized message. Download, print, and color the FREE Printable Cupcake Coloring Page below ⇓
Quick and Easy Cupcake Button Art for Children
This Cupcake Button Gift Tag is the perfect addition to any Birthday Gift. I was lucky to recently find a new to me company called Button-Jam. They make high-quality buttons for the fashion industry and have converted those molds into the craft industry with a variety of bright and vibrant colors. This is a quick and easy project to make in about 15 minutes with limited supplies.
Y’all know that I am all about RAINBOWS, so this Rainbow Button Clay Pot is the perfect addition to my Home Decor. This is a quick and easy project to make in less than 15 minutes with the kiddos.
Click through to see the easy Embroidered Button Flower Bag that I created with just four stitches. The bright, colorful, and beautifully detailed button centers are definitely the star of this project.
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