They’re Not Just for Decorating: Simple Ways to Create With Sprinkles

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Sure, it’s Decorate a Cake Day, but if you’re looking to avoid that sugar-rush to the head use sprinkles to try decorating something else today. Scroll down for crafts, party decor and keepsakes you can make using cake’s favorite decoration, and then share your sprinkle-filled creations on Instagram or Facebook by tagging #RedTricycle.

1. Picture Perfect
Make your photos picture perfect with a sprinkle-covered frame. The tutorial by Kojo Designs is oh-so-easy. Click here for the full how-to.


photo: Kojo Designs

2. Party Hardy
Today is a perfect excuse to make a party hat. Jacks & Kate has the low down on the easiest sprinkled party hat–it’s totally tops. Click here for the tutorial.


photo: Jacks & Kate 

3. Sprinkle Silhouette
Instead of drawing your silhouette, fill it in with sprinkles. The blog, A Joyful Riot has the scoop on this fun activity that requires only four supplies!


photo: A Joyful Riot

4. Clip One On
Bling out their hair clip with sprinkles. Kojo Designs came up with this fun craft that’ll leave their ‘do looking fab. Find out the full how-to here.


photo: Kojo Designs

5. Light It Up
Give your votive candles a boost of color with this idea from Tikkido. Let your kids help place the sprinkles in the votive holder, but be sure to watch them around any open flames. Get the tutorial here.


photo: Tikkido

6. It’s Never Too Early for Ornaments
Whether you want to gear up for the holidays or just love to decorate, make these super easy sprinkle ornaments (we’ve actually done something similar ourselves and swear by it’s simplicity). For the full how-to from Gimme Some Oven click here.


photo: Gimme Some Oven

How will you decorate and play with sprinkles today? Share what you make by tagging #RedTricycle on Facebook and Instagram.

— Erin Lem

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