DIY party decorations and favors: fringe cupcake toppers

Colorful straws with colored tissue paper tassles on the end, one is in a cupcake as a decoration. nearby are scissors, colored tissue paper, and straws ready to make more.

When planning a party, sometimes it only takes a few festive DIY touches to make your party really pop. In just a few minutes, you can make these fringe cupcake toppers that give your event a trendy, handmade feel without a lot of extra time, money or effort.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Cut the straw into 3rds (about 2″-2 1/2″ long). Gently squeeze them to reshape.

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Cut a strip of tissue paper about 2″ wide.

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Snip into fringe using scissors, as narrow as you can (a little more narrow than the width of a straw). Cut about ½ way through the strip of tissue paper with each snip. When you reach about 4″ of fringe, cut it off completely (use the rest of the strip to make your next cupcake topper.)

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Roll the strip from the base, pinching a little bit as you go along. Then, slide the pinched base into the straw and place it on the cupcake.

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And there you have it! Adorable DIY fringe cupcake toppers!

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