Easiest Way to Create a Faux Whip Cream Topper | Plus Adorable Mug

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

I just love all the cute faux whip cream topper mugs you see this time of year.

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 It is so much easier to create the faux whip cream topper than it is the chocolate covered marshmallows. I have been trying to do them and just can't get it right. Maybe I am too much of a perfectionist, but the whip cream topper is simpler for me to make and I think it is the most adorable thing ever.

Project Steps.

Step 1. Clean Mug.

  • Clean the mug you are going to use. I used rubbing alcohol and wiped it down with a paper towel.
  • This will remove any dirt and oil from the mug so the vinyl will stick better.

Step 2. Cut and Apply Vinyl.

  • I purchased this cut file from Design Bundles.
  • I added the bottom part "and drink hot cocoa".
  • Cut the vinyl using my Cricut Explore Air 2.
  • Apply vinyl in the spot you want on the mug.

Step 3. Outline the Base.

  • I used a piece of cardboard to trace the rim of the mug. You can also use foam board.

Step 4. Cut the Base.

  • I cut around the outline I just made.
  • Trim it just inside of the line.

Step 5. Whipped Cream Middle.

  • I used a large styrofoam ball from Dollar Tree and cut it in half.
  • This will be the center of the whipped cream.

Step 6. Attach the Base and Styrofoam.

  • I hot glued the styrofoam half to the cardboard base.
  • You can use Mod Podge or white glue for this step if you don't have a hot glue gun. It just may not stick as well.

Step. 7. Apply Caulk.

  • I used a tube of caulk from Dollar Tree.
  • I cut the tip at an angle and then started applying it to the styrofoam and base.
  • I applied it like I was frosting a cup cake.

Step 8. Add Embellishments.

  • I cut a paper straw down to fit and pushed it into the styrofoam ball.
  • I then sprinkled the Whipped Cream with red and green glitter.
  • I also added Red and Green crafting tubes from Dollar Tree.
  • You can decorate the top of the Whipped Cream with anything you like. (mini graham crackers, mini marshmallows, peppermint candies...)

Step 9. Allow to Dry.

  • I sat the Whipped Cream to the side for a couple of days to let it dry completely.
  • Once it was dry I placed it on top of my mug.

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1 comment


  • cute ideas

    sue campbell on

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