Add a whimsical touch to any birthday cake with this 100 yen store craft idea. This project is really simple and I love that you can create anything you like – your child`s favorite characters, words, numbers, anything at all. Quick, simple and your kids will love it!
1. Chocolate Icing (various colors)
2. Wax Paper
3. Character Print out
Step 1: Select and Print out character outline then place wax paper on top.
Step 2: Place the chocolate icing (tip down) in a cup of hot water. After about 30 seconds twist the tip off and fill in the character. Tip: best to fill in the character then outline later.
Step 3: Place the wax paper in the freezer. When the chocolate has solidified peel off and place on top of cake. Easy!
Our favorite 100 yen store: Daiso (many locations throughout Tokyo and Japan) –Daiso is famous for the their 100 yen and low prices stores. They have over 700 stores now in 25 countries. Daiso is a general merchandiser but has a good selection of craft items such as paper, paints, markers, styrofoam, etc. If you are doing crafts with your kids, this is a great and inexpensive option. I have been to the store in Ebisu, Harajuku and Shinjuku and have always found a great selection.
Address: Great store locator here with all information http://www.daiso-sangyo.co.jp/shop/index.php (only in Japan but has a image map)
Business hours: Typically 10:00 – 21:00 (please double check on the store locator)
Website: http://www.daiso-sangyo.co.jp/ (Japanese language only)
P.S. Visit our 100 yen store craft archives for more fun crafts!
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