If you’ve been following for a bit you know how much I love topiaries. I just love having added height on a table for a centerpiece. For Joe’s graduation party I stuck with my sports theme to match his cake and baseball mitt fruit salad bowl.
The graduation cap is multiple cupcake liners with a piece of cardstock hot glued onto the top. I then made a tassel using thin ribbon and hot gluing a button down on top of it.
I picked up white styrofoam balls and painted the red seams of the baseball onto each of them. I hot glued the graduation cap onto the top of the baseball. I pierced the ball with a long lollipop stick and placed it into a tin bucket that I found on clearance at Hobby Lobby. In order to keep the stick from sliding I strategically placed rocks, that Riley helped me find, around the stick. It was like creating a puzzle inside of the bucket. It worked like a charm!
The finishing touch on either side of the centerpieces was a Coke glass filled with Class of 2012 Ring Pops. LOVE! The kids loved the Ring Pops. My nephew went home with a blue face from his. He looked too cute!
I’ll be posting the rest of Joe’s graduation party tomorrow. Plan on seeing a ton of collages from PicMonkey.
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