Sharing some bake sale photos today.  Before Christmas my daughter’s band held a bake sale before, after, and during intermission of one of their concerts.  I had noticed a fun way to package cupcakes on Pinterest using clear plastic cups.  I placed my cupcakes inside the plastic cups, then I slid in a plastic fork behind the cupcake.   You really need something to eat them with because they would be very messy to take out of the cups.   When I placed each cupcake down in the cellophane bag, I put a paper napkin behind the fork and tied them up with ribbon.

They ended up very cute.  I wasn’t able to attend but my husband and daughter came home and said that all of my things went fast.  There is something about cute packaging that people can’t resist.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

I made two kinds of cupcakes for the bake sale, red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese icing and vanilla cupcakes with white icing sprinkled with coconut.  The tags in the photos were some I made with Trina Clark’s graphics (Digi Scrap Kits).

Red Velvet Cupcakes for Bakesale

Coconut Cupcakes

I also made snickerdoodle cookies (with Emeril’s recipe of course).   Those I placed in plastic sandwich bags by folding up pretty snowflake napkins and placing the cookie in front.  Actually I should say my daughter, Tara, put them in the bags.  She was a big help with that project.  She folded the sandwich bags over since they were too big and put stickers on the back to hold it down.  I had on hand some cute winter stickers from the dollar store.  She taped the tags to those.  Fast and easy.  Tying the tags with ribbon on the cupcakes got old quick.

Snickerdoodle Cookies

 I put a bed of shredded paper in the bottom of gift boxes and placed them in those.

You can find my Bake Sale Pinterest Board here!

Have a creative day,
Have a creative day!

 

6 Responses to Bake Sale Packaging Ideas

  • Becky Green says:

    YUMMY!!!!!!!!! I DO AGREE, the way food is PRESENTED makes ALL THE DIFFERENCE!!!!!!!!!! :) Just a little more love after making the goodies makes ALL THE DIFFERENCE!!!!!!!!! :) Thanks for adding the Pinterest board too! Some YUMMY RECIPES there too! (I don’t do Pinterest!) :) THANKS Julia!!!!!!!! :)

    • Julia
      Julia says:

      Thank Becky. My daughter got me into the Pinterest thing. I had all these things in my favorites that I never looked at so a lot of my Pinterest pins are things I’ve dug out of my favorites. It’s easier to take a quick glance at them on Pinterest instead of going through my bookmarks.

  • Mona says:

    HI! I am new to your web page and love it. I am currently leading a women’s bible study and have gained new insight from your devotions and ideas. I recently stepped out in faith to lead a group last year. Thank you, again.
    Mona

  • Marilyn Clasxton says:

    Love, Love your site.I am no longer scratching my head for ideas for our Womens’ group. May God bless, prosper and keep you. Great Stuff!

  • Juliet says:

    Fantastic ideas for packaging and I especially love what you did with the cupcakes. My friend is organizing a fundraiser for charity in September and this will be perfect! Thank you! Juliet xx

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