What kind of wood is used for cake toppers?
I would 100% use basswood. It will hold up far better than balsa wood. It gives you a sturdy wooden cake topper that can be reused if you store it properly. You can also layer the basswood and make it thicker and sturdy.
What material is used for cake toppers?
The glitter cardstock offers a good base for a free standing topper, but adding poster board backing ensures a firmer and longer lasting design!
Which Cricut is best for cake toppers?
Re-using my decorations is important to me, and you can’t pull off making a durable cake topper with the Cricut Explore Air 2. They’ll only get the cardstock part done for you.
How do you make sturdy cake toppers?
- Design your graphic making sure it is connected everywhere.
- Size your graphic accordingly.
- “Weld” everything together so that it is one complete piece.
- Cut out your graphic on cardstock.
- Optional: cut a second, cake topper if you want it to be thicker and therefore sturdier.
- Glue your skewers on.
Can a Cricut JOY make cake toppers?
Well, it’s true! Cricut released a new product, the Cricut Joy, and it is a GAME CHANGER. Place card stock onto your StandardGrip Mat in the color of your choice and start the Cricut Joy from the Cricut Design Space to cut out the two banners. Next, design the text you want for your cake topper in Cricut Design Space.
What size should a cake topper be?
A 5″ Topper is usually the perfect proportion, especially if you select a curly or italicized font. If you want to play is safe, a 5″ should do the trick! Go with a 6″ if you want to really draw attention to your Topper! 4″ Toppers should be reserved for 4″ tiers.