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Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Free Printable Cake Topper: Step-by-Step Guide and Decorating Tips
Mother’s Day is a time to show appreciation for the incredible mothers in our lives. What better way to celebrate than with a beautifully decorated cake and a little party for mom at home? In this blog post, we’ll talk about how to make mom’s day special right at home and I’ll guide you through creating a stunning cake topper using a free printable design. Let’s make this Mother’s Day extra special!
Here are some ideas for Mother’s Day:
1. Order from her favorite restaurant. You’ll give Mom her favorite food and help out your local business.
2. The kids can make mom a simple cake or cupcakes (We use a cake mix. The easiest way to make cake ever!). Decorate them with these lovely cake and cupcake toppers I designed just for you! You can download them at the bottom of the post.
3. Got some Rice Krispy? Make her these cute heart-shaped Rice Krispy treats instead of cupcakes. You can still stick your free cupcake toppers on them.
The party is never complete without a banner. Print out the matching Happy Mother’s Day banner and hang it on your mantel or above the cake.
4. Have the kids make mom a nice handmade gift, like this bowl that she can put her jewels in. Or this suncatcher Mother’s Day card.
3. Pamper her with some lovely gift sets. I’m hinting to my husband to get me this gift set or this care package that includes an adorable tumbler. If these don’t get there on time. Your local drug store such as Walgreen or CVS might have some cute gift sets. If you’re worried about going to the store ask if they offer deliveries of those items along with essentials.
4. Make a beautiful Mother’s Day gift set yourself. Buy some of her favorite makeup or nail polish. Add in her favorite snacks that she can’t normally eat in front of the kids and a card. She’ll love you for it.
5. If mom loves flowers, you can still get them at your local grocery store as well as home improvement stores, such as Home Depot. My husband got me some peonies from Home Depot and planted them for me in our garden. He’s awfully sweet that husband of mine!
6. The best gift you can give Mom during this time of quarantine is a clean house and maybe 2 hours of quiet time after you eat the homemade Mother’s Day cake.
There you have it. Some very simple ways to give mom her best Mother’s Day yet! Set up the house for a party with banners, cake, and cupcakes. Gift her with her care package and some love this Mother’s Day!
Download your Mother’s Day cake and cupcake toppers and banner here.
Let’s Make Our Cake Topper
What You Will Need: Before we dive into the process, let’s gather the materials needed for this project:
- Free printable cake topper template (link provided below)
- High-quality paper or cardstock
- Scissors or craft knife
- Optional: Colored markers, glitter, adhesive gems
Downloading and Printing the Cake Topper:
- Save the file to your computer and open it using a PDF reader.
- Load your printer with the chosen high-quality paper or cardstock.
- Print the cake topper template, ensuring the printer settings are set to “Actual Size” for accurate dimensions.
- Once printed, allow the ink to dry completely before moving on to the next step.
Cutting and Preparing the Cake Topper:
- Carefully cut out the cake topper along the designated lines using sharp scissors or a craft knife.
- Take your time to achieve clean and precise cuts.
- If you have a cutting machine, you can use it as an alternative method for cutting out the topper.
Decorating the Cake Topper:
- Now comes the fun part—decorating your cake topper!
- Use colored markers to add vibrant hues and personalize the design.
- Consider adding a touch of sparkle by applying glitter to specific areas.
- If you have adhesive gems, place them strategically to enhance the topper’s visual appeal.
- Let your creativity flow and make it uniquely beautiful!
Placing the Topper on the Cake:
- Once you’re satisfied with the decoration, it’s time to place the topper on the cake.
- Carefully insert toothpicks or small skewers into the bottom of the topper to create support.
- Gently position the topper on the cake, taking into account the size and stability of the cake.
- If needed, adjust the positioning for the best visual effect.
- Remember to remove the topper before serving the cake.
Creating a memorable Mother’s Day celebration doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. By using our free printable cake topper template, you can easily add a touch of elegance and personalization to your Mother’s Day cake. Enjoy the process of crafting this special decoration, and most importantly, cherish the time spent honoring and appreciating the amazing mothers in your life. Happy Mother’s Day!