Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

In my book, a birthday party always calls for a birthday cake. No excuses! For the next party you attend, why not wrap your gift cake-style for the birthday boy or girl? That way you can be sure the party isn’t cake-less. ;)

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

This tutorial is such a simple and playful way to wrap a birthday gift. Use any colored paper and matching yarn you have on hand. You could use this technique on small round boxes as cupcakes, or even on a huge present for a larger than life cake! Either way, nicely wrapping a gift is really the icing on the cake for a sweet gift to a friend – puns intended!

What You Need

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap
  • Pink wrapping paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Yarn (assorted colors)
  • Pom poms
  • Pencil
  • White glue

How To

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

Step 1
Wrap your gift using pink gift wrap.

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

Step 2
To make the decorative icing, cut lengths of yarn and glue onto the top edge to form U shapes. (You can eyeball this step, or quickly measure your gift and divide it into equal sections on each edge.)

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

Step 3
Glue red pom poms onto the top of the icing U’s you just made.

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

Step 4
Write your message on the top of the box in pencil. Cut and glue down pieces of yarn over the pencil message. Let dry and erase any visible pencil marks.

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

Step 5
Glue lines of yarn along the bottom edges of the box and add a pom pom onto each corner.

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

Step 6
Let dry completely and give away to the lucky birthday boy or girl!

DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap DIY Birthday Cake Gift Wrap

Happy crafting!

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    Too cute!! XO