FREE Birthday Cupcake Topper for Cricut or Silhouette


Cake and Cupcake Toppers are a quick and easy way to make any occasion just a little bit more special! I have a variety of themes for sale but want you to give it a try with this free “Happy BDay” design.

FREE Birthday Cupcake Topper - supplies

There are 4 file types provided: SVG, DXF, PNG & EPS

The files are sized for cupcakes (870 x 625 pixels at 300 dpi or 2.9” x 2.1”) The SVG, DXF & EPS are all vector formats so you can make them larger if you want to use them for a cake.

  • Using your Cricut, Silhouette or Scan N Cut, cut TWO “Happy BDay” pieces: one the way the file is designed (so you can read it) and one in reverse / mirrored (so it’s backwards.)
  • Put adhesive dots on the wrong side of one of the pieces of cut paper.
  • Line up the other cut paper so the two halves match – wrong sides of the paper together.
  • Press gently together except where you will insert the toothpick.
  • Cover about 1” of the toothpick with glue.
  • Insert it in between the two layers of paper, press to adhere.
  • Allow to dry.
  • Place in cupcake(s).

These are an easy and unique addition to birthday cards you mail to friends and family. I keep some on hand and store them with my birthday cards so they are ready to go!

If you try this and get hooked – like I am designing them – there are other themes available and more on the way. (Don’t see a theme you’d like? Leave a comment and I’ll add it to my to-do list.)

FREE Birthday Cupcake Topper for Cricut and Silhouette

The Tiara Happy Birthday Cake Topper designs allow you to add the age of the birthday person in a heart right in the tiara! I created a video for both Cricut and Silhouette to show you how to set them up and assemble them – the process is the same for all of my designs.

Find the other toppers I currently have available by clicking on your favorite marketplace below and searching “topper” in my shop.


Be sure to save it to Pinterest and follow me for more ideas and resources for sewing, crafting and creative living.

If you make this or other projects and post on Instagram, be sure to tag me (@artisttarareed).

🧁 Tara Reed


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2 responses to “FREE Birthday Cupcake Topper for Cricut or Silhouette”

  1. these are beautiful

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