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Cake Case Flowers

During some midweek baking last week to avoid the rain my son dropped a few of the paper cases on the floor. When I went to pick them I realised how much they look like little flowers and boom! Cake case flowers it was. A nice little kids craft project to do while our cakes were cooking!

cake case flowersTo make paper cake case flowers you will need:

Paper cake cases

Crayons, paints etc

Pipe cleaners


Play dough


We cut the pipe cleaners in half as they were huge then my son coloured in the cake cases with crayons. We made a hole in each of them by putting a ball of play dough on the table, then putting the cake case on top of that so we could poke the pipe cleaner through it. We then pushed the pipe cleaner nearly all the way through, just leaving enough so our cake case flowers would stay in place! The stamen is made from another small lump of play dough and serves the duel purpose of looking cute and covering the end of the pipe cleaner which can be a bit pointy!

pipecleaner crafts for kids

Pop the bottom end in a nice little hill of play dough so that it stands up and you’re done. Children occupied, and in our case, cakes ready.

pipecleaner flowersIf you liked these and still have a few pipe cleaners left to use up then why not check out these Pipe Cleaner Snowdrops from ZingZing Tree or B-Inspired Mama’s epic list of pipe cleaner craft ideas!

Don’t forget to enter my competition to win some fab crafting goodies from docrafts so you get to do some crafting too!



  1. 28th May 2014 / 12:14 pm

    Ace – simple and cool. Must try these with Kitty!

  2. 31st May 2014 / 10:40 am

    Who needs Mr Maker when you have these! I’ll have to give them a whirl next week.

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