DIY: Watercolor-Heart Cupcake Toppers

Written by Sara Albers and Melissa Fenlon of  Alice & Lois

Today we’re sharing the quickest (and cutest!) way to decorate just in time for Valentine’s Day. These simple cupcake toppers will add the perfect amount of flair to your festivities, whether you’re planning a party for your kiddo or will be sharing a treat at home with your sweetie. Try these watercolor-heart toppers on mini cupcakes, brownies, or even donuts!

DIY Valentine Watercolor Heart Cupcake Topper | alice & lois for minted

Click through for the simple step-by-step instructions…

• Watercolor paper
• Watercolor paints
• Paint brush
• Scissors
• Toothpicks
• Tape


1. Paint long brushstrokes with pink and purple watercolors. Let dry.

2. Draw 2-inch hearts on the back of the paper and cut out.

3. Tape toothpicks to the back of the hearts.

4. Place on the top of cupcake.

Photos: Sara Albers

More Valentine’s Day Ideas:
• DIY: Bon-Bon Candy Bowls
• Recipe: Painted-Heart Sugar Cookies
• DIY: Valentine Mail Bag
• DIY: No-Sew Valentine Treat Bags

More from Minted:
• Valentine’s Day Cards
• Classroom Valentines
• Valentine’s Day Stickers & Accessories 

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  2. I really like these cake toppers.Really cute and easy to make.