How to make a cake out of paper with your own hands

If you do not know what to give for a birthday or a lovers day, you should pay attention to such an original souvenir, like a cake made of paper. This is a very interesting gift, because inside you can put small greeting cards with wishes or another gift. The box for a surprise in the form of a cake looks very interesting and unusual.

How to make a cake out of paper?

You can easily pack various gifts and gifts into a paper cake. For example, you need to make as many "pieces" of the cake as will be invited to the feast. And inside each place a little note with sincere wishes.

How to make a cake out of paper?

To make such a cake, you need to take the following materials:

  • Ribbons - for decoration
  • Beads - for decoration
  • Long line
  • Needle (large)
  • Ready template
  • Wishes on a small piece of paper or a souvenir
  • Glue (can be replaced with double-sided tape)
  • Sharp scissors
  • Colored paper (thick)


  1. From dense paper we make a template of a piece of cake, and then we transfer it to paper (color).
  2. To make the template more convenient to transfer to a sheet of paper, you should use a large pin. The fact is that, unlike a simple pencil, there will be no visible fingerprints after the pin.
  3. With the help of a needle and a ruler you need to draw all the lines of the folds.
  4. We take scissors and cut out the pattern - we make them as much as the pieces of the cake will be. As a rule, about 8-12 pieces are used.
  5. All cut blanks fold along the lines of the folds in the form of small boxes and glue.
  6. We decorate all the glued parts with ribbons and beads - here you can fully surrender to the flight of fancy and use all available tools.
  7. Beautifully looked pieces of cake, decorated with hearts, multi-colored beads, decorative rhinestones and flowers, made in the technique of quilling.
  8. Inside each piece of cake we put a little note with wishes or a present.
  9. From the pieces we form a cake and tie it with a beautiful ribbon so as not to crumble.
  10. Place the finished cake on a beautiful cardboard tray. This dessert can be colored (each piece of a cake of a different shade) or monophonic, and use paper flowers and various figurines to decorate.

How to make a cake out of paper in several tiers

It is possible to create a paper cake in a different way. In this case, you must take:

  • Hole puncher
  • Ready template
  • Paper glue
  • Double sided tape
  • Colored ribbons
  • Sharp scissors
  • Paper (different colors)
  • Multi-colored cardboard (A4 format) - for each tier of dessert 11 sheets will be needed


  1. For each tier we make exactly 11 pieces.
  2. We apply a template on a cardboard. It is cut along solid lines of the workpiece, then they are bent and folded in the shape of a triangle.
  3. Spout, as well as the side edge of each piece glued.
  4. Inside, we first bend the short sides, and from above fold the long sides and fix them in the cuts made.
  5. We put the ends together, and with the help of the hole punch small holes are made.
  6. It is necessary to stretch the ribbon through the hole, then the blank is wrapped around the ribbon in the middle. Pull the ribbon into the next hole, then tighten the edges in the form of a bow.
  7. Each piece of cake is decorated with a variety of decorative elements.
  8. We take a stand-dish and lay on it all 11 triangles, which are fastened together with double-sided tape.
  9. We cut out not very big stripes from colored paper, and then we twist them on a pencil. The resulting curls decorate the finished cake on top.
  10. According to this scheme, you can make a single or multi-tiered cake. Inside each piece, you can put some nice surprise.

Paper cake with wishes: master class

Paper cake with wishes

To make such a cake, you need to take the following materials:

  • Scissors
  • Rhinestones
  • PVA glue
  • Colored beads
  • Lace
  • Color ribbon
  • Color paper - 13 sheets
  • Wishes on colorful leaves


  1. First you need to make a pattern - the long side should be 10 cm, and the short side 5 cm. You can print the template on the printer. Thanks to the prepared template, it will be possible to significantly reduce the work time.
  2. Cut the template and transfer it to the colored paper, with the help of a ruler draw all the fold lines.
  3. Under the line you need to perform and bends, so that the boxes will be beautiful and smooth.
  4. We connect the faces with glue - first glue the sharp corner, then the side.
  5. Inside each piece of cake we put a little note with wishes and some small souvenir. If the boxes are made of sufficiently dense cardboard, then just bend the ends, and if out of plain paper - we glue the PVA.
  6. Now we are engaged in decorations from the ribbon; we make small bows of ribbons and lace. With the help of glue we fix a variety of decorative elements.
  7. Fold all the pieces of cake and tied with a ribbon.

Cake with wishes from paper for 60 years

This souvenir is just perfect for a presentation on March 8 or a romantic evening with your loved one. Inside the paper cake can be placed:

  1. The inscription - I will bring hot coffee every morning, and pour a few grains of aromatic coffee.
  2. The inscription - the eternal luck and positive. Put inside the dice or a small horseshoe.
  3. The inscription - we are waiting for a sweet life, and inside you can put your favorite candy or small chocolates.
  4. The inscription - I wish you many happy days, and pour smiles out of paper.
  5. The inscription - boundless and eternal love, put a plush heart.
  6. The inscription - home heat, put a scented candle.
  7. The inscription is heavenly rest, and put seashells or mini glasses inside.
  8. The inscription - luxurious and carefree life, put a toy limousine inside.
  9. The inscription - fabulous treasures, put in a box a lot of small coins.

Dokryiz of corrugated paper

How to make a cake of corrugated paper?

To make such a paper cake, you need to take the following materials:

  • Decorative ornaments
  • Sharp scissors
  • Glue
  • Styrofoam
  • Thread
  • Compass
  • Large needle
  • Corrugated paper
  • Double sided tape
  • Brush
  • Satin ribbon (must be in tone paper)


  1. We take the foam, and draws on it a circle of a pre-selected diameter. Then a contour is cut into the figure with a sharp knife. In the event that thin material is used, then several parts are cut out that are fastened together.
  2. You can replace the foam with a paper base, inside which a gift is placed.
  3. We take the blank and outline its outline on paper, cut a circle of the desired diameter.
  4. The resulting circle must be glued to the top of the cake.
  5. From corrugated paper cut enough long strips. The height of each strip should be 4 mm above the cake blank.
  6. Fold the strip, then expand. Then, using the received line, it is stitched with a basting stitch. The thread is tightened and the paper is slightly clinging, then we fasten it.
  7. According to this scheme, we perform several strips and overlap with them the entire lateral surface of the cake.
  8. An adhesive tape is attached from above and below, and ruffles are attached to it.
  9. Satin ribbon masks threads and all seams, and on top we decorate a cake with a candle or other decorative elements.

paper cake with a candle

To decorate a paper cake with a candle, you will need to take the following materials:

  • Scotch
  • Crepe paper
  • White twine
  • Paper glue
  • White straws - 3 pcs.


  1. First, take a straw and gently cut.
  2. Straws are folded, stretched between them is not a very long piece of twine. Then we fix everything together using scotch tape.
  3. A yellow crepe paper is taken and a fringe is made. Then gently twists around the straws, fastened with a small piece of scotch tape.
  4. Tubes are taken and wrapped in a blue stripe with a fringe. If necessary, fix with scotch tape.
  5. We take an awl, and a small hole is made in the cake, in one end one end of the string, then we fix the candle.

strawberry paper cake

paper cake with roses

paper cake

chocolate paper cake

Paper cake is not just a holiday symbol. Such an odd job can be an excellent original packaging for a gift, a note and a greeting card with wishes or a small present. A birthday party will definitely appreciate a similar surprise, and your holiday will definitely succeed!

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