Thursday, March 4, 2010

Thing 1, Thing 2, cupcakes for you!

First off, let me tell you this is NOT my intellectual property! My mom's friend Denise sent me a picture of some of these little cuties that she made for her child's class!!!

But, regardless, I will claim this as my ever-so-cute-I-am-the-best-mom-in-the-world creation!!!

So, so, crazy easy to make!

Chap insisted that we make these using Red Velvet Cake. (interjection) I am sad to say that I am 34 years old, and JUST THIS YEAR realized that Red Velvet Cake is just chocolate cake...turned red! duh! That's why I love it so much!

I digress!

So, bake the cake according to directions. Top with white icing. I used solid red cupcake papers.

I took a sheet of scrapbook paper (actually a sheet I did not like, and used the back!). Then I just stamped the words Thing 1 and Thing 2....made a circle and cut them out!

I am sure some of you techies could make a pdf file, and if you do...will you send it to me!

Anyways, then, I just hot glued the Thing 1 & 2 circles onto the paper. (sure wish I already had these HOT GLUE HELPERS!)

Top with some wild sprouts of blue cotton candy...and tada!!!

Now, look at all of these cute THINGS waiting for their hair...I will add the hair just before taking them to his class. If I add it now, it will all shrivel up...ask me how I know?!

So, how cute are they!!!

I will make them again,
I will make them, times 10.
I will make them from a box.
I will make their hair blue locks.
I will make them, yes indeed.
I will make to feed :)

Happy Dr Seuss Day to you!!


gimmegodiva said...

Cutest things EVER! I think I am going to have to whip these up for Holden's class tomorrow! So glad you shared tonight! LOVE IT!!

Lisa said...

oh i just made cupcakes tonight for jason to take to work tomorrow - i could have done this with the extras i kept for me, i mean, us. bummer! i'll do this next year for sure. you ARE the best mom in the world!

Jen said...

So cute- they almost remind me of those troll dolls from years ago. I'm following from Follow me Friday. Have a great weekend!


Jami said...

So cute! I am stopping by From Follow Me Friday. :)

Brooke said...

Love it! These are so great! So just curious, how long does it take for the cotton candy to shrivel. Need to know my window of opportunity. : )

Brianne said...

Oh my word! Cutest cupcakes EVER! Now I want my daughter to have a Dr. Seuss birthday just so I can make them! HA!

*Katy* said...

Those are adorable! Following you from Friday Follow. Come visit us :)

Remodelaholic said...

Just stopping in and looking around from Follow Friday! And just became your newest follower! Yea! Hope you stop by and return the favor!

My blog is all about interior design and remodeling there are some great tutorials so you can get the look you want on a budget! We also have a party every Friday to show off your stuff!!

Mayra said...

The cutest cupcakes ever!!

New follower from Friday Follow. =D


~SHANNON~ said...

Great Cupcakes!!

I'm your newest follower, I found you through Friday follow!

I'm glad to have crossed paths with your blog, I hope you will come check mine out as well!

Have a great weekend!

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USCGWifey said...

Those are too cute! I'm a new follower! Nice to meet you! Cute blog!

Unknown said...

That is just about the most clever thing I have seen! I am your newest follower - happy friday! Hope you can stop over to my blog and follow -

extreme personal measures said...

Following you over from Trendy Treehouse. I am already a follower!
Stop by. I have a frugal friday blog hop.

Texas The Doxie said...

Soo Cute! I love it!!

Erin @ I Should Be Studying
New Follower here from Friday Follow!

stephie hicks said...

These are cute!! Following you from Follow Friday!!

Allison said...

Those are the cutest cupcakes! my son turn 4 tomorrow and I bet he would love them!
I'm a new follower from the Blog hop.

Joni said...

following from the friday follow. these are such delightful cupcakes. I am definitely going to make these for my children even if we have missed dr. seuss birthday.

A GAL NEEDS... said...

Super cute! I'm following from FF! I'm at AGalNeedsAtLeast2Blogs!

Family-Friendly Product Reviews said...

Happy Friday Follow!

I love your site!

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Have a great weekend!

Kel said...

Cute cupcakes! Happy Friday!


extreme personal measures said...

Stopping by from Trendy Treehouse Friday Follow to say HI! Come by and say Hi!

Anonymous said...

Hi =)

I'm now following your blog from Follow Me Friday.
I would love for you to come on by and check out my blog :)
On the Brink de la Locura

Much Luv,

Momrempel said...

These are awesome! I am a new follower from Friday Follow! Stop by sometimes!

Shannon said...

Oh my goodness! Wish I would have known about these last year while I was still teaching. My co-worker and I dressed as Thing 1 and 2 for Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss' B'day. My second graders would've loved this! I'll have to remember this adorable treat once my GG goes to school! Stopping by from Follow Me Fridays. Happy Easter!

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