DIY Tutorial From a Catch My Party Member - DIY Cupcake Toppers Made of Chocolate

This post is not actually a tip from a Catch My Party member, but a tip from two member, Melissa and Kellie of Icing Designs, a company that specializes in hand-illustrated and hand-glittered invitations, cards, cupcake flags and gift tags.

Melissa and Kellie have added some exquisite parties to our site, and they have a great party design blog where they post many DIY tutorials.

They have graciously allowed me to repost my favorite -- these DIY chocolate decorations for cakes or cupcakes. And wait until you see how remarkably easy they are to make.

Here's what they said:
Of course we love cupcake flags, but sometimes the occasion might call for something a little different.
We love to use these super easy chocolate decos on cupcakes and cakes! They are so easy to make!
All you need to do is copy these designs into a word or publisher file and print them out, place a piece of wax or parchment paper over the print out and trace the designs with your melted chocolate!

If you would like to try these and can not copy the above template, just email us and we will send you one!
So simple and so beautiful, thank you Melissa and Kellie!

To see more of their great parties ideas, visit their blog, Icing Designs, and also check out their invitations, cards, cupcake flags and gift tags at their Etsy shop.

(Do you have a DIY project from one of your parties that you’d like to share?  Please email me at  I’d love to show it off!)



Rosell Mopia says...

@ 07:50 on Mar 17, 2011

Please send me a copy of your template. Thank you.


helena says...

@ 18:54 on Mar 27, 2012

hi can you please send me your template for the cupcake toppers thanks


Kate Lovett says...

@ 22:43 on Mar 27, 2012

What is the paper you use to trace over with the chocolate


Cynthia says...

@ 13:36 on Apr 17, 2012

please send me a template thank you


Cynthia says...

@ 13:37 on Apr 17, 2012

please send me a template


Susie says...

@ 16:58 on May 08, 2012

I love that I saw this. Who's to say it has to be this template? I plan on making initials and how easy is it to print a pretty font! Thank you so much for the inspiration!!


Bobbie T says...

@ 10:03 on Aug 31, 2012

I would love to have this teplate as well please


Steph Z says...

@ 15:58 on Nov 28, 2012

I have been trying to master the chocolate decorating but I find that the chocolate cools and is lumpy before I can squeeze it out. How do you avoid this?


Megan D says...

@ 07:06 on Dec 11, 2012

Hi! Can you please email these to me? Thanks!


Keshia L says...

@ 22:16 on Dec 30, 2012

you can use buttercream and put it in the freezer to harden and its cheaper you can looked it up its called a buttercream transfer


Naomi G says...

@ 04:56 on Mar 15, 2013

Love the idea, please could I have a template? c: x


Lavina R says...

@ 18:01 on Aug 16, 2013

I love this idea, I love making my own toppers out of chocolate. Please send me the template.

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