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Cupcake Ornament

Make a delectable ornament for your holiday tree or a year round accent. Duncan® Concepts® colors are so bright and real, you make just want to take a bite!

  1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Paint three coats Neon Orange to “frosting” part of cupcake. Let dry.
  3. Add fine Neon Blue dots on top of Neon Orange frosting. Let dry.
  4. Accent Neon Orange frosting with Neon Red inside the recessed lines. Let dry.
  5. Paint Neon Green to the cupcake liner, gradating color from top to bottom, dark to light. Let dry.
  6. Accent Neon Green liner by painting Neon Blue to the recessed lines. Let dry.
  7. Apply one to two coats Pure Brilliance. Let dry.
  8. Stilt and fire to cone 06. After firing use a stilt stone to remove stilt marks.
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Posted by Michele Zulim

Michele Zulim has created fired art for more than 35 years, specializing in clay and ceramics along with porcelain, stoneware and glass. She currently owns and runs Watermarks Mosaics, creating mosaics for swimming pools and other surfaces using Duncan® fired products.

What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette