I love the way tattoos look all piled up close to one another – – and this cake topper is a neat way to make those really cute ones last a little longer. This is a simple idea that really adds some fun flair to any cake, be it homemade or store-bought. If I were a little girl or teenager, I would totally add this to my bulletin board after the party!
Materials needed: temporary tattoos (try to get a lot of smaller ones), a 2” x 10”scrap of birch veneer edge banding (I tried to find non-pre-glued banding, but ended up using the kind with adhesive on the back. It didn’t affect the outcome.), 10” cake pop sticks, hot glue gun.
Step 1: Cut two triangular notches into each side of the birch veneer rectangle.
Step 2: Cut out temporary tattoos as close as you can to the edge of the tattoo. Lay them out upside down on the wood, to make sure everything fits and nothing is overlapping. Remove the tattoos, and apply them one at a time, following the directions on the packaging, to the front side of the birch rectangle.
Step 3: Using hot glue, attach two cake pop sticks to the backside of the birch rectangle.
Photography by Tim Gibson