DIY Cupcake Wrapper Flower Garden Mother’s Day Gift

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For many of us there is a special person in our life that raised us and loved us like a mom. There are grandmothers, big sisters, aunts, foster moms, and of course our own adopted or biological mothers who we want to honor on Mother’s Day. Here is a fun and easy craft that you can make to celebrate your special person on Mother’s Day. I will show you how to make this DIY Cupcake Wrapper Flower Garden Mother’s Day Gift.

cupcake wrapper flower garden gift for Mother's Day craft tutorial
You will need:
  • empty rectangle carton
  • cupcake Wrappers
  • assorted buttons
  • popsicle sticks
  • glue gun & glue sticks
  • green craft paper
  • scissors
HOW TO DIY
Step 1
Lay out cupcake wrappers so that they are almost flat but inside out.
Step 1
Step 2
Trim some of the cupcake wrappers so that they can be layered on top of each other.
Step 2
Step 3
Use the glue gun to secure cupcake wrappers to each other and buttons to the cupcake wrappers so they look like flowers.
Step 3
Step 4
Use the glue gun to secure a popsicle stick to the back of each cupcake flower. Add an extra popsicle stick to a few of the flowers so that they will be taller in the back.
Step 4
Step 5
Use the glue gun to glue the green paper around the empty carton. so that the paper sticks up over the side of the carton as shown in the picture. This will be the blades of grass.
Step 5
Step 6
Trim the excess paper from the side and use it to cover the open sides of the carton by gluing it down.
Step 6
Step 7
Use the scissors to cut the paper to look like blades of grass (see picture for details)
Step 7
Step 8
Use the scissors very carefully to punch slits into the carton where you will place the popsicle stick flowers.
Step 8
Step 9 
Take a gift tag, stickers and buttons and decorate a tag for mom.
Step 9
Step 10 
Glue the tag to the front of the box (as shown in photos)
Step 10
Optional: You can paint the top of the carton green where you inserted the flowers to cover the print on the carton if desired.
paper flower garden gift from cupcake wrappers
Who are you going to give this thoughtful home made flower garden gift for mother’s Day?

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27 thoughts on “DIY Cupcake Wrapper Flower Garden Mother’s Day Gift

  1. This is such a cute craft to do with the kids for Mothers day. I love the flowers it is such a great idea.

  2. This is so cute!! I love homemade gifts like this. I bet the kid’s nana would love to get her own cupcake wrapper flower garden! She’s a big gardener and this is right up her alley.

  3. These are adorable and such a great project I will definitely be doing with the kids. I am thinking we can make our own cupcake garden!

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