Design Fixation: Wedding DIY /// Watercolor Bunting Cake Topper


Wedding DIY /// Watercolor Bunting Cake Topper

Wedding DIY /// Watercolor Bunting Cake Topper /// By Faith Towers Provencher of Design Fixation

In case you're new here, I'm getting married in a few months and I've taken it upon myself to make practically all the decor for the wedding. Not really, but I have most likely bitten off more than I can chew. So we'll see how that turns out ;) 

I recently made a cake topper and documented the process for you guys and I'm sharing it today. It's made with adorable little watercolor bunting flags and a gold paint pen. And it's really quite easy to make! So let's get started. 

Here's what you'll need for this project:

Begin by painting rectangles with the watercolor in a variety of different shades within the color scheme for your wedding or party. Do quite a few, so you can pick the ones that came out the best (and in case you mess up on any letters later). 

Next, once the watercolor is dry, cut them into rectangles and then trim triangular shapes from the bottoms to turn them into bunting flags.

Now draw your initials on the flags (or a name or phrase if it's for a party). If you're not a pro when it comes to hand-lettering, pull up a favorite font on the computer and copy it onto the flag with a pencil and then go over it with ink. 

Now flip the flags over, making sure they are in the opposite order that you want them to appear. Put a line of hot glue along the top edge and place the bakers twine into the glue. Let it dry for a few seconds, then do the same with the rest of the flags. There should be about 3/8" of space between each flag.

Last, tie the twine to the tops of the skewers. You may want to use a dab of super glue on the back to make sure nothing moves. A small dab of hot glue would work too, if you don't have super glue. Trim the ends, and you're finished!

This is a great way to add a custom feel to your cake, rather than just popping on a generic store-bought cake topper. Not only can you control the colors, but the monograms add an extra special touch.

You could also make smaller flags if you want more of them, but just make sure that they are still easily legible from afar. 

Feel free to post any questions you may have in the comments section. And do post photos of your version of this project on Instagram and tag it with #mydesignfixation if you get a chance. Happy bunting-making friends!

Wedding DIY /// Watercolor Bunting Cake Topper


  1. I know your expertise on this. I must say we should have an online discussion on this. Writing only comments will close the discussion straight away! And will restrict the benefits from this information. wedding planners in orlando

  2. For health and beauty tips, for wedding themes, for honeymoon locations, we provide forums for discussions and posts by other members too. You can communicate with other brides and share top tips and make your day perfect. best wedding photographer

  3. As I read the blog I felt a tug on the heartstrings.
    wedding photography packages

  4. Just attended a wedding here. We had hot, delicious meals. The wedding was amazing, everyone had such a great time. The wedding venues space was elegant and impressive. The coordinator really appears to love her job, she had a smile on the whole day. Even after the wedding ended.

  5. Staring at these photographs has proven to make one feel relaxed and feel less stressed than usual. Choose from a variety of contemporary designs on sale and pick the best at your convenience. sydney wedding videography

  6. Consider recommending that your customers hold the gathering at their home. The gathering does not need to incorporate a full dinner. best wedding videography

  7. The creator has so delightfully enchanted the thought of group by this brilliant

  8. nice and beautiful photograph, i like so much all about art

  9. The photographs captured in this matter tend to reflect the natural happenings of the day. sydney wedding videography

  10. Nice to be visiting your blog again, it has been months for me. Well this article that i’ve been waited for so long. I need this article to complete my assignment in the college, and it has same topic with your article. Thanks, great share. Daniels Jewelers


Have something to add? Questions? Comments? I encourage creative conversation here at Design Fixation!

Related Posts with Thumbnails