http://afrecklefacedgirl.blogspot.com/2009/06/cake-slice-boxes.html Click on the image to make it larger. See how they stuffed this piece of cake box with color coordinated things. This one however is for kids. I was thinking that there are so many cute little things that you could stuff your box with like post it notes and cute floral mini pens from the $1 section at Target. Kitchen gadgets, like bag clips, etc. You could also fill it with goodies and treats, and one way to get them without paying allot of money is to buy a bunch of after holiday sales candy. You can usually find this kind of candy for 50 % off the day after the holiday, and even more off days after that until it is all sold.
http://www.ruthannzaroff.com/mirkwooddesigns/images/cakebox.gif All you have to do to create a cute cake box like the one that is pictured above is to buy a piece of printed card stock scrapbook paper (8.5 x 11) and print the template on the side opposite of the print. Cut out and score, and fold into your darling cake box. If you want your stuffing's to match, be sure to buy them first and then take them with you when you buy your piece of card stock to match. Very cute idea.. huh?
NOTE FROM KATIE: If you really want to customize this piece of cake template, then go online to any of the hundreds of Digital Scrapbook stores that have so many cute papers for sale, or even offered as freebies. You will certainly find some cute prints for your piece of cake box there. You can also find many other cute templates for printing online, and then create them using the your digital paper selections so everything matches. People ask me how I do it to make things match and look so cute. This is how you do it, print them yourself and even make a cute tag or mini card in a coordinated print as well. Enjoy! Katie G
TEMPLATES, TEMPLATES, TEMPLATES!!!!!
http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0034/2892/files/Mini_Square_Basket.pdf?1279558175 and at that same website, there are many other cute freebie templates like this cute Mothers Day card template that can be found here: http://www.waltzingmousestamps.com/products/freebie-watering-can-card If you go to this link at Waltzing Mouse Stamps, it will show you all the other cute freebie downloadable templates for other cute Easter baskets and other holiday designs. I love the Halloween witch, but since it isn't Halloween time, I won't post the image, but you should really go look at these. DARLING!!!! They also have other templates and ideas that they charge for and one that you should really look at is their slice of cake template. It combines many slices of cake to build one round big cake and their template has a lid and a bottom. It is soooooo CUTE!!! The digichick site http://www.thedigichick.com/shop/Piece-Of-Cake-Template-Set.html also has cute ideas for printing cake templates, however their template isn't much different than the one that I have posted above.
http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/article/lace-cupcake-towers They show it here as a Wedding cupcake cake tower, but you could do it for any other kind of project by simply using the template and printing the image out on digital or scrapbook paper you buy in the store. This idea for the lace wrap around edge, was created by finding a pretty lace and color copying and enlarging it. Now how creative is that???? SOOOO cute!
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This blog and it's contents go hand in hand with my Visiting Teaching Tips and handouts blog found at http://visitingteachingtips.blogspot.com/ If you by accident get to this blog first, make sure to go back to the other one and see all that there is for you there. This is sort of my overflow or stroage blog because I can't keep everything there, so I add my creations to this storage unit and that is my Visiting Teaching Surprise for you. Sometimes however, I do put in things that I think you would enjoy even if they aren't specifically related to Visiting Teaching, but my vision in life is that if I take all the time to make things, I may as well share them and get more use out of them. Sorta like hand me downs but brand new "Down loads". I hope you enjoy these freebies. Drop me a note to say hello in the comments under the downloads posts.