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Cupcake Liners: 10 Creative Uses You Might Not Know

Cupcake Liners can be found in almost every kitchen. Did you know they have so many uses? Check out these 10 Creative uses you might not know. 

Cupcake Liners can be found in almost every kitchen. Did you know they have so many uses? Check out these 10 Creative uses you might not know. 

There are so many items in your home that are multi-taskers. You might not notice it right off the bat but so many everyday items have multiple uses that are so handy. I am always trying to find creative uses for things around my house and cupcake liners are one of them. I keep cupcake liners on hand for obvious reasons like making cupcakes and muffins, but these creative uses are going to blow your mind!

Cupcake Liners can be found in almost every kitchen. Did you know they have so many uses? Check out these 10 Creative uses you might not know. 

Drip Catcher 

Kids can make a huge mess with Popsicle. Keep that mess contained be slipping the stick through a cupcake liner before serving to catch those drips.

Mini Ghosts

Decorate for Halloween in a jiffy!  Flip over white cupcake liners and stick on googly eyes. Instant ghosts! String them up with some fishing line for a spooky good time.

Multicolor Crayons

Use up those broken crayons and re-purpose them! Fill foil liners about two-thirds full with unwrapped crayon stubs in assorted colors, place in a muffin tin, and heat in the oven at 275 F until melted together. Remove from oven and cool to use. The kids love this!

Paper Lanterns

For a soft glow, poke the bulbs on a strand of miniature lights through the flat bottoms of liners. Great for Backyard BBQs, or even during the holidays.

Drink Lid

Are those flies ruining your backyard party?  To avoid these small undesirable guests on your drinks you can cover them using cupcake liners! Make a small hole to put a straw and enjoy it.

Decorative Mason Jar Lids

Decorate those mason jars before you give them as gifts. Use a cupcake liner over the top of those mason jars to decorate the jar. Cover the lid with the liner and screw the band over the top, or tie it with a piece of ribbon. So cute!

Divide and Conquer

Use baking cups to divide the kid’s snacks into manageable portions.  They are even great for those craft projects that require sequins, or googly eyes. You can place all of them into separate baking cups to keep your projects organized.

DIY Gift Topper

Wrapping a present last minute and you don’t have a bow? Flatten out and stack 10 cupcake liners – staple them together at the center. I used two different colored liners and alternated front and back. Fold in half. Make evenly spaced apart cuts into liners to fray the edges. Pull apart liners and shape into a semi-circle. VOILA! Instant decorative gift topper

Make a Garland

With your skewer, poke a hole in the center of each cupcake liner. String white yarn through each cupcake liner, alternating colors, patterns, and which way the liners face. The yarn keeps the liners from sliding so much and will help keep them in place. Continue adding the liners until you reach the length of garland you like. Display your garland by tying each end wherever you like.

Votive Holders

Use foil cupcake liners to hold tea lights: No cleaning up the dripped wax. Simply toss the liner when the wick is snuffed.

Cupcake Liners can be found in almost every kitchen. Did you know they have so many uses? Check out these 10 Creative uses you might not know. 

In case you were wondering, I purchase my cupcake liners from Sweets and Treats! They have the best selection of greaseproof liners around!

Do you have a super use for cupcake liners that we didn’t list? Share in the comments below.

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