Birthday Bulletin Board

What You’ll Need:

  • ArtSkills Poster Lights
  • ArtSkills Black Marker
  • ArtSkills Tacky Glue
  • ArtSkills Neon Poster Letters
  • ArtSkills Bulletin Borders
  • Scissors
  • Craft Knife
  • Glue gun and glue sticks
  • Clothespins
  • Black Poster Board
  • White Poster Board
  • Foam Board
  • Download Cupcake Template
  • Download Cake & Candle Template

Let’s Do This!


Step 1.

Download and print out cupcake parts, cake slices and candles.

Step 2.

Mount cupcake wrapper, smaller frosting piece, and cake slices to foam board. For extra dimension, attach an additional foam strip to the bottom of the back of the cake slices.

Step 3.

Mount candles and larger frosting piece on poster board and cut out. (Optional: Add glitter to the cupcake frosting swirls for extra flare!)

Step 4.

On larger frosting piece, punch holes for lights then string and secure lights and battery box with tape to the back of the piece.

Step 5.

Use hot glue to attach larger frosting piece with lights to smaller frosting piece at left and right edges,
bending sides to create 3D effect.

Step 6.

Write names on candle pieces, and then glue clothespin clamp side down to backside of candle.

Step 7.

Cover bulletin board in black poster board; staple to secure.

Step 8.

Trim bulletin board with border; staple to secure.

Step 9.

Mount cupcake to bottom center of bulletin board. Then add 6 slices of cake to both the left and right
sides of the board.

Step 10.

Add“BIRTHDAYS ARE SWEET” to the top of the board with ArtSkills neon poster letters.

Step 11.

Clip candles to the cupcake frosting to celebrate birthdays each month.