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Christmas - Desserts - Holiday Parties

Christmas Cupcakes with a Fondant Tree Cake Topper

December 21, 2018

With Christmas being next week, I am baking my heart out! These Christmas cupcakes are perfect to have at your next holiday party. Make these easy fondant Christmas Tree cupcakes and be the star of the party.

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I’ve been a Christmas cupcake machine lately with my buttercream Santa Hat Cupcakes, Reindeer Cupcakes and now a fondant Christmas Tree cupcake recipe to top it all off.

With easy to find ingredients, what better way to show off to others with these easy Christmas cupcakes.

Supplies for your Christmas Tree Cupcakes

I don’t have time to make homemade cupcakes but I do have time to take store-bought cupcakes and jazz them up into the cutest cupcakes you’ve ever seen.

Tip: Head to your grocery store bakery and ask to buy non-frosted cupcakes. Or ask for plain frosted cupcakes and add the Christmas fondant tree topper yourself.

How to make fondant Christmas trees

Start by rolling your fondant into 2″ spheres. You’re now going to take the top and form it into a triangle. Take your kitchen shears and start cutting small pieces in the tree shape and these will act as your pine leaves.

Making the buttercream is really easy. Just cream together the butter and icing sugar adding milk to make it looser. I like to whip my buttercream in a stand mixer for a good 5 minutes to get all that air inside.

Use a knife or offset spatula to frost your cupcakes and then add your coconut flakes to the top. Take the remaining frosting and use the get food coloring colors of your choice and mix those together.

You can use a piping bag but a small Ziploc bag is good enough to make the small dots for the ornaments.

I used yellow gel food coloring to decorate the top of the tree as the star. I like how the blue and red are almost pastel colored so that they really shine on the Christmas Tree Cupcakes.

Place your tree on your “snow” covered cupcakes and serve.

I particularly don’t like to eat a big chunk on fondant so I like these because they’re easy enough to just take off and set it aside while I scarf down my Christmas Tree Cupcakes!

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Fondant Christmas Tree Cupcakes
Author: Lindsay
Ingredients
  • 12 of your favorite chocolate cupcakes
  • 6-8 oz. green fondant
  • ¾ cup butter softened (1 ½ sticks)
  • 3 cups icing sugar
  • 3-5 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • Red gel food coloring
  • Yellow gel food coloring
  • Blue gel food coloring
Instructions
  1. Ensure that your cupcakes are cool before decorating.
  2. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and roll out a dozen 2-inch fondant spheres.
  3. Start shaping each fondant spheres into cones so that they take the shape of Christmas trees. Use scissors to cut little indents all around the fondant tree (this will give it texture). Set lightly on a lined baking sheet.
  4. To make the buttercream, use an electric mixer and beat butter, icing sugar and milk on medium speed. Gradually increase speed to high and beat until completely smooth.
  5. Frost each cupcake with an offset spatula and add shredded coconut on top.
  6. Add some buttercream on the bottom of each tree and place on in the center of each cupcake.
  7. Separate the remainder of your frosting in three different bowls. Color each one with your gel food coloring.
  8. Add each buttercream color into a sandwich bag, cut a small hole in one and corner and pipe out little dots on your fondant Christmas trees. We kept the yellow for the top part of the tree – this will act as your fondant tree’s “star.” Enjoy!

Christmas - Desserts - Holiday Parties

Oreo Truffle Snowman Recipe for Winter

December 20, 2018

With Christmas being a time where yummy Christmas desserts are offered, make these Oreo truffles and shape them as Snowmen. This Oreo truffle Snowman recipe is so simple and a perfect addition to your holiday party.

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These Snowmen truffles are such a fun holiday treat. They pair well with any Christmas desserts you want to display. These Santa Hat cupcakes are a perfect companion to Frosty for your Christmas party. The upper portions of the snowman are fondant and really just for decorations on these truffles. To make them completely tasty and not overly sweet.

Supplies for your Oreo Truffle Snowmen

Oreo Truffles are really easy to make and only require two ingredients. You can turn these into cake pops even. These would be perfect to make my Christmas Tree Cake Pops from last week.

You can use a Ziploc bag and a rolling pin or saucepan to crush your Oreo cookies. You want them to be really fine before mixing them with your cream cheese. I prefer a food processor but don’t feel like you need to have one to make this Oreo Truffle Snowman.

After your Oreos are crushed, add in your room temperature cream cheese. Roll them into 1.5″ spheres and set them on a lined cookie sheet and place them in the fridge to set.

To make your Snowmen body, roll some fondant into smaller spheres. The bottom Oreo truffle is 1.5″ so make your middle sphere 1″ and the head .5″. I had some red and yellow fondant on hand so I just made orange fondant or you can buy it.

Fondant can be bought online from Amazon in small packages but I also know that Joann, Michaels, and Walmart all have it in their cake decorating aisle by the candy melts.

For the sake of pictures, I just made all the upper body out of fondant but it would be delicious to make the entire snowman body out of Oreo truffles.

After your Oreo truffles have set for about an hour, remove them from the refrigerator and place a toothpick in some melted chocolate and place in the top of the truffle. Set it in the fridge to set for another additional 30 minutes. You could also do this step at the very beginning to save you an extra hassle.

How do I assemble a Oreo Truffle Snowman?

Melt your Candy Melts or White Chocolate in the microwave at 30-second intervals. Dip your truffles in the chocolate and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Place it back in the fridge and let it set up again.

Use an edible marker to draw the eyes and then coal buttons on your Oreo Truffle Snowman. Place your fondant on the head and then attach the pieces together with the toothpicks poking into each area.

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Snowman Oreo Truffle Recipe
Prep Time
30 mins
cooling time
1 hr
Total Time
30 mins
 

Make your table a winter wonderland with these easy Snowman Oreo truffles. A classic recipe turned into your favorite winter mascot.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas dessert, christmas party food, oreo truffle, snowman truffle
Author: Lindsay
Ingredients
Oreo Truffles
  • 18 Oreo cookies
  • 4 oz. approx. half a package cream cheese, softened
Snowman Decorations
  • 1 cup white candy melts
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 6-7 oz. white fondant
  • 1 oz. orange fondant
  • Black food marker
  • 8-10 Toothpicks
Instructions
How to make Oreo Truffles
  1. Line a pan with wax paper and set aside.

  2. Place your Oreos into a sandwich bag and crush with a rolling pin. You’ll want very small pieces in order to facilitate the rolling of the truffles. I like to use a food processor but it is not necessary.

  3. Place your crushed Oreos in a bowl and add cream cheese. Mix and then shape into 1.5-inch spheres. Place gently on lined pan and refrigerate for about one hour.

Making your Snowman Truffles
  1. Once the truffles are chilled, remove from refrigerator and melt candy melts. To do so, place candy in a microwave-safe bowl and add coconut oil. Microwave in 30-second intervals until completely melted, mixing in-between each interval.
  2. Dip each truffle in the melted candy and coat evenly. Place back onto lined pan and poke a hole at the top with a toothpick. Refrigerate for 30 min.
Making the Snowman's Edible Decorations
  1. Roll 8-10 fondant spheres, about 1 inch in size. Roll another 8-10 fondant spheres, about ½ an inch in size.

  2. On the one inch fondant spheres, draw three buttons with your black marker. On the smaller spheres, draw 2 eyes. Add a triangular fondant piece in the middle, with your orange fondant. This will serve as the snowman’s carrot nose.
Putting the Snowman Truffle Together
  1. Remove truffles from the refrigerator. Assemble by inserting a toothpick through your 1 inch fondant sphere and then inserting it into the Oreo truffle. Top with snowman’s head. Repeat for each snowman and serve. Enjoy!

Christmas - Desserts - Holiday Parties

Adorable Rudolph Cookie Recipe for Santa

December 17, 2018

This Rudolph cookie recipe is easy and fun for all ages. Leave these cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve or use these reindeer cookies at your next holiday party. This easy kids cookie recipe is perfect for the holiday season.

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Reindeer cookies are such a fun holiday kids recipe that they can easily assemble themselves. You just need a few simple items and you’re on your way to the cutest cookies ever left for Santa Claus. This Rudolph cookie recipe is the perfect accompaniment to our Reindeer Cupcake recipe we just posted earlier last week.  heart cookie decorated like a reindeer

Reindeer Cookie Recipe Supplies

Begin by cutting your sugar cookie dough into hearts. Roll it out on a floured surface until your cookies are about a quarter inch thick. This will be the start of your Rudolph cookie recipe.

Tip: Use some Silpat silicone sheets to roll your dough out to avoid adding too much flour to the cookie recipe.

Place your cut cookies on a parchment or silicone lined baking sheet. Try to keep your dough as cold as possible by frequently returning the dough to the fridge. Bake it according to the directions of your recipe and set it aside to cool.

Another Tip: After you’ve cut your dough, if it is still quite a bit soft, place it in the freezer for about 5 minutes or fridge for 15 minutes.. This will keep your dough from spreading and loosing it’s cookie cutter shape.

Now it’s time to make the buttercream frosting for your Rudolph cookies.

Add your room temperature butter into a mixing bowl and cream it until it is smooth. Add some icing sugar a cup at a time and add your cocoa in as well. Whip your buttercream until you can see that it almost has the consistency of stiff whipped cream. You want to incorporate as much as possible into the buttercream frosting. Add your milk along the way if you frosting becomes stiffer. After you’ve allowed your Rudolph cookies to cool, use an offset spatula or non-grooved butter knife to frost your cookies. Make streaks going in a downward stroke to almost mimic reindeer fur on their faces.

Add your mini pretzels to the top two corners of your cookies. Then add your eyes and your candy nose to the Rudolph cookie.

Santa will love these reindeer cookies for Christmas and they’re easily made so even kids can get in on the action. This Rudolph cookie recipe is going to be a classic for you to make every holiday season.

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Sugar Cookies
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
32 mins
 

These holiday cookies are sure to please anyone but the kids will love them the most. Help them make their own Rudolph cookies. This is such an easy recipe for toddlers or even school parties.

Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas Cookies, christmas dessert, christmas party food, christmas recipe, dessert
Servings: 12 cookies
Author: Lindsay
Ingredients
  • Your favorite sugar cookie recipe enough to make 1 dozen
Buttercream Frosting
  • ½ stick butter softened
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
Rudolph Decorations
  • 24 googly candy eyes
  • 24 pretzels
  • 12 red M&Ms or chocolate covered candies
  • Heart-shaped cookie cutter
Instructions
  1. Roll out your sugar cookie dough and cut out 12 hearts with your cookie cutter. Follow directions for baking and allow to cool completely before decorating.
How to make Buttercream Icing
  1. Make your buttercream icing: beat together butter, sugar, cocoa, and milk with an electric mixer on medium speed. Gradually increase the speed to high.
  2. Once the ingredients have completely combined, frost each cookie with an offset spatula.
How to make the Rudolph face on a cookie
  1. Place 2 pretzels on the top two corners of each cookie: these will be Rudolph’s antlers. Give him eyes and a nose with your red M&M. Enjoy and happy holidays!

three christmas reindeer cookies

Christmas - Desserts - Holiday Parties

Christmas Tree Cake Pops to Wow the Holiday Crowd

December 14, 2018

Have you ever tried to make Christmas Cake Pops? Create this easy Christmas Tree version out of store-bought cake mix and decorate them to the hilt so that they’ll be a hit at your next Christmas party.

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Making Christmas Cake Pops is even easier than you could have ever imagined. The trick is to get enough frosting into the crumbs and allowing your cake pops to get super cold before your frost them. You can dip them in melted chocolate and then pipe the tree leaves or just go straight for the buttercream and save yourself a step.

Christmas Cake Pop Supplies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make your buttercream by creaming the butter and icing sugar together using a wire whisk attachment on an electric mixer. Add a splash or two of milk if it gets a little harder to work with but you want to incorporate as much air as possible into the buttercream.

Divide your buttercream into two bowls, 1/4 frosting in one and 3/4 into another. Before adding your green gel food coloring, mix your crumbled cake crumbs and the 1/4 white buttercream together until they reach the texture of wet sand. Sounds gross but kind of like kinetic sand.

Once you’ve reached that consistency, form 2-3″ balls from your crumbs and form them into the shape of a cone. Place them on a parchment lined baking sheet and stick a sucker stick through the top.

Tip: When coloring your icing or buttercream darker pigments, the longer you allow your frosting to sit, the more intense your color gets.

Chill your mounds of crumbs in the fridge for about 2 hours until they’re really firm and solid. You can place a towel over them or a light sheet of cling film so they don’t form a crust.

While your Tree Cake Pops are chilling, add your green gel food coloring to the remaining buttercream and store that in an air-tight container until you’re ready to use it.

Take your yellow fondant and create stars by pinching the sides of your star. I used about a 1/2″ ball of fondant for each Christmas Tree star.

After your cake pops have chilled and you’re ready to frost your Christmas cake pops, place your icing in a piping bag fitted with a star tip.

Pipe a straight row up the tree and continue until your tree is completely covered. Add your nonpareil sprinkles while the buttercream is still soft and then adhere your Christmas star to the top of your tree.

piping green frosting on cake pop

These Christmas cake pops are super easy but they are time-consuming. Give yourself plenty of time in advance to complete these perfect Christmas desserts.

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Delightful Christmas Tree Cake Pops
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Chilling Time
2 hrs
Total Time
50 mins
 

Be the mini Martha Stewart that you are and make these whimsical Christmas Tree cake pops. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake pops, christmas cake pops, christmas dessert, christmas party food
Author: Lindsay
Ingredients
  • 1 pkg of your favorite cake mix
  • ¾ cup butter softened (1 ½ sticks)
  • 3 cups icing sugar
  • 3-5 tbsp milk
  • green gel food coloring
  • yellow fondant
  • nonpareil sprinkles
Instructions
How to prepare your Christmas cake pops to be frosted.
  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside

  2. Ensure that your cake has cooled before beginning the cake pop process. In a large bowl, break your cake up into little bits. You may even use a food processor to do this.

  3. Using an electric mixer, beat together butter, confectioners’ sugar, and milk until smooth. Split into two bowls, 1/4 into one and 3/4 into another.

  4. Add the smaller amount of frosting into your crumbled cake and mix thoroughly. You’ll want the consistency of semi-wet sand, but don’t make it too wet or else it will not set.

  5. Start rolling your frosted cake into 2-3 inch balls then shaping them into cones, so that they start to take the form of a Christmas tree. Insert a lollipop stick from the top and place gently on a lined baking sheet.

  6. Chill the cake pops in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

  7. Add the green gel food coloring to your remaining buttercream and add it to your piping bag fitted with a star tip. 

  8. Place a piece of wax paper on a clean working surface. Separate your yellow fondant into 20-24 spheres, about ½ an inch in size. Shape each one into a star. Lay gently on wax paper.

  9. Remove cake pops from the refrigerator and frost each one. Top with sprinkles and place fondant star at the peak of each tree.

Christmas - Desserts - Holiday Parties

The Cutest Reindeer Cupcakes You’ve Ever Seen and You Can Make Them

December 13, 2018

Holiday parties are coming and why not create the cutest Reindeer Cupcakes your friends have ever seen? See how easy these holiday cupcakes are to make and how quickly you can put them together. 

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Christmas Eve is happening at my house this year. I know some people do a thing on either Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. I love to be lazy on Christmas Day so I get everything done for the night before in advance to save me a headache. These Reindeer Cupcakes are so easy that you can add them to your list and actually complete them before the lazy day.

You can always buy a cake mix for your cupcakes but I love to go to my local bakery or even the grocery store bakery and grab a dozen premade ones. Go ahead and ask for some chocolate frosting too while you’re there and make these even easier.

reindeer cupcake ingredientsSupplies for your Christmas Reindeer Cupcakes

Cream together your butter, icing sugar and cocoa powder until it is smooth and fluffy. A Kitchen-Aid stand mixer is perfect for jobs like this but a hand-held electric mixer works great too. cupcake with brown frosting and pretzel antlers

How to assemble your Holiday Cupcakes

After you’ve creamed your butter and sugar, place a piping bag or Ziploc into an empty cup and drape the bag over the rim. Use a spatula to add your frosting into the bag and then take it out of the cup to squeeze out any air.

I like to use this piping tip to create texture in my reindeer cupcakes face. The tip I’ve used is a Wilton Open Star Tip #8B. Add your candy eyes and then use your Red Hots or red decorating icing as the nose. Ta-Da! Your Reindeer holiday cupcakes are complete. Aren’t they the cutest? Christmas cupcake decorated like a reindeer

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Adorable Reindeer Cupcake Recipe for Christmas
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Make Santa's reindeer their own cupcakes for Christmas Eve. These Reindeer Cupcakes are so festive for any holiday party.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas cupcake, christmas dessert, christmas party food, cupcake, cupcake recipe, cupcakes
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Author: Lindsay
Ingredients
  • 12 of your favorite chocolate cupcakes
Buttercream Frosting
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 3-4 tbsp milk
Reindeer Decoration
  • 24 pretzels
  • 24 googly candy eyes
  • Red decorating frosting or Red Hots
Instructions
  1. Once your cupcakes are out of the oven, ensure you cool them completely on a wire rack before decorating.
How to make Buttercream Frosting
  1. In an electric stand mixer, beat together butter, sugar, cocoa and milk on medium speed, gradually increasing it to high.
  2. Once the ingredients are mixed, smooth, and form stiff peaks, your buttercream is ready. Frost each cupcake with a frosting bag.

How to make the pretzel reindeer
  1. Add two pretzels on each cupcake: these will be your reindeer’s “antlers.”

  2. Add candy eyes and dot a nose with your red decorating frosting. Enjoy and happy holidays!

group of reindeer cupcakes

Christmas - Cricut Crafts - Holiday Parties

Make your own Christmas Gift Bags using stencils from DecoArt

December 11, 2018

Creating these DIY gift bags is easy as 1, 2, 3! Use your Cricut to cut the paper and add some stenciled art with DecoArt stencils and acrylic paint.

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Last week I used some DecoArt Americana acrylic paint to create these super cute buffalo plaid wrapping paper and today I’m showing you how easy it is to create your own Christmas gift bags.

Supplies for your Homemade Gift Bags

Cut all your gift bags out using your Cricut. You’re going to want to leave the bags flat to decorate the DIY gift bags.

Using washi tape to hold your stencil down is helpful. You’ll want to dip your brush in the color you want and blot off the excess. Pounce your brush until it’s fairly dry to help prevent seeping. I used the small brush to go over the berry area in the opposite color of the stencil. For the red cardstock, I used the Thicket paint for the stencil first and then I went over the berries using the red. I did the same thing for the blue paper but just reversed the colors. Add some coordinating ribbon to your homemade Christmas gift bags for the final touch.

That’s it. So easy and it makes such a difference in presentation. People will know that the gift is ultra special by these homemade touches. It’s simple and makes all the difference in the world.

Christmas - Desserts - Holiday Parties

Buttercream Santa Hat Cupcake Recipe – Perfect for the Holidays!

December 10, 2018

These Christmas Santa Hat Cupcakes are perfect for any celebration during the winter holiday season. Learn how to make your own and make your guests (or you) as happy as can be. christmas Santa hat frosting on cupcake

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Custom Christmas cupcakes are all the rage for holiday parties. Why not impress your friends or loved ones with these super cute with this Santa Hat Cupcake Recipe.

I was always the one who had to have a tag attached to everything or customize our treats. I feel like I spent my time doing things that other people don’t really appreciate. Santa cupcakes are super easy and you’re putting buttercream on top of your cupcakes anyways.chocolate cupcake with red buttercream frosting

I use the non-taste red food coloring gel and it does make a difference in the end. Your buttercream is still sugary and you don’t have the metallic taste that you’d get from other red food colorings.

buttercream ingredientsSupplies for your custom Santa Claus Cupcakes

Tip: Go to your local grocery bakery and ask to buy non-iced cupcakes.

Begin by whipping together your room temperature butter. I like using salted butter but you can have control over your salt intake by using unsalted butter and adding in a bit at a time – just to offset some sweetness.

Use an electric mixer to whip up your butter and then slowly add the icing sugar. Add a splash of milk to make it smoother and then at the end, split the icing 80/20.

Color the 80% portion with your red food coloring and cocoa powder and mix it really well. Put your red frosting in an icing bag or a Ziploc will work just as well and cut off the corner. Use a knife or offset spatula to ice the base of the cupcake in white. dollop of red frosting to mimic a Santa hat

You’re going to want to start at the bottom and press a large amount at the base and then pull up slowly to get a triangular shape of frosting. Cut the mini marshmallows in half and place it on top. Voila, you’re done!chocolate cupcake with red frosting hat

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Santa Hat Cupcake Recipe
Prep Time
25 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Perfect for your Christmas get together, create these easy Santa Hat cupcakes using some delicious buttercream frosting.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas cupcake, christmas dessert, christmas party food, cupcake, cupcake recipe, cupcakes, santa cupcake
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Author: Lindsay
Ingredients
  • 12 of your favorite chocolate cupcakes
Butter Cream Frosting
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tsp red gel food coloring
  • 6 mini marshmallows
Instructions
How to make Buttercream Frosting
  1. In an electric stand mixer, beat together butter, sugar, and milk on medium speed, gradually increasing it to high.
  2. Once the ingredients are combined and form stiff peaks, your buttercream is ready.
How to make your buttercream Santa hat
  1. Scoop out about ¼ cup of white buttercream and with an offset spatula, frost each cupcake.
  2. Add cocoa to your remaining buttercream and mix on high. Add red gel food coloring and mix until completely tinted.
  3. Using a piping bag, pipe out a tall, triangular shape onto each cupcake.
  4. Cut each mini marshmallow in half and top the buttercream hats. Ho Ho Ho

Recipe Notes

Ensure your cupcakes are cool before decorating

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Christmas - Crafting - Holiday Parties

Buffalo Plaid DIY Wrapping Paper with Deco Art Craft Paint

December 3, 2018

Buffalo Plaid is so trendy right now and I am here for it. Create the most glamorous Buffalo Plaid DIY wrapping paper easily by using DecoArt paint and stencils.

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Thank you to Deco Art for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.

Supplies for your Custom DIY Wrapping Paper

Use your Dove Grey first for the base of your buffalo check wrapping paper. Because this wrapping paper is white, I’m just going to use the grey and black colors to add to my design. You could use white tones and do this on black wrapping paper too.

When making your own Buffalo Check DIY Wrapping Paper, be sure that each color is dry before you move on to the next step.

Begin with your crosshatching lines using Dove Grey. Allow at least one inch in between the lines and do two coats. Once your first coat is dry, take your Lamp Black paint and where the first lines cross over, put a square of your black ink. I just dabbed around the square with my foam brush and then filled in the remaining area with my additional paint.

Repeat the steps now using your Neutral Grey and going over the crosshatched lines in black.

I wanted rustic looking squares for my DIY wrapping paper and so I wasn’t worried about getting lines straight. If you want lines straighter, use a painters tape and a thicker base paper and you should be just fine. 

What kind of paper do I need to make my own custom wrapping paper?

You don’t need anything special to make your own wrapping paper. I love using the kraft mailing paper that costs maybe $4 each. Add any stamps or marker to the paper and you have your own custom wrapping paper.

I used this white postal paper and there is no sheen to it. It’s thin enough that it’ll crease well and thick enough so that you won’t see what’s inside. 

Did you also know you can make stamps with your Cricut?

True story, folks. Your Cricut can cut stamp material. You’ll need to use the Cricut Knife Blade if you’re cutting the thick orange rubber but Brother makes a stamp material that you can cut with the Cricut Explore models.

See how easy it is to make your own holiday wrapping paper using Deco Art Americana acrylic paints?! I did this on my dining table and had two going at the same time with about 30 minutes dedicated to drying. I’m definitely using this on meaningful gifts and not my kids’ because they don’t appreciate stuff like this. Head to your local craft store and pick up all these supplies and begin making this today!