17 May 2013

{Craft} How to create a City Cake Pop Display

Hope you enjoyed the Fireman Birthday Party pictures yesterday !
Here is how I made the city backdrop I used as cake pop display.










Notes:
- Sourcing the grey wrapping paper was not so easy. I do understand why nobody wants to wrap presents in grey (it sure does not scream fun !!!) but I really wanted this color....
Anyway, after searching high and low and visiting all the local party stores, I found mine at Paper Source and it was well worth the $5 a roll. The paper is thick and has a lovely matt finish, exactly what I needed for this project.
- The foam blocks I kept from my craft furniture delivery a few weeks ago ! The boxes were full of blocks in different sizes, just what I needed :)


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6 comments :

  1. I loved your party post and the backdrop was amazing thanks for showing me how to do this - I will keep this in mind for my next party :) I love a backdrop! xx

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  2. This is so clever! Love the flames on top, too. :-)

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  3. I LOVE this idea! My son is having a firefighter birthday party next weekend. I am soooo doing this backdrop. Thank you for the notes on where to get the grey wrapping paper! Was trying to figure out where I could find it! Thankfully it looks like there is a Paper Source not too far from where I'm hoping to go on Saturday with my family. Should work out great!!! Thank you thank you for all your cute tutorials!!!

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  4. Hi Ashley !
    I am so glad I could help ;)
    Let me know how you get on.
    Good luck with the party and thank you for your kind words

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  5. Hello. I love this idea. what are the flames made of? How did you get the flames to stand up?

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  6. Never mind. I see the tutorial. Thank you.

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