Need Help With This Order

Baking By chocomama Updated 17 May 2008 , 5:01am by chocomama

chocomama Posted 15 May 2008 , 10:01pm
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This is what my client has requested...

I'm wanting to have cookies that look like the logo of our basset hound rescue group as favors for my wedding - with a card attached stating that a donation was made in their name to rescue. I'm going to need about 300. The wedding is Aug. 2.

I've never sold my cookies before and with the extra work she wants done I'm not sure how to price them. I know that talking about pricing lately has been a no-no, but I really have no clue! Ideas would be greatly appreciated! I'll add a picture of the logo ASAP.

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indydebi Posted 15 May 2008 , 10:55pm
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Can you do small edible images of the logo to attach to the cookie? I would also ask the bride when SHE is going to have the cards done, and if she is going to attach them to the cookies, or if she wants to pay you to attach them.

chocomama Posted 15 May 2008 , 11:36pm
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Ooooh, good idea! I'll ask her right now!

chocomama Posted 16 May 2008 , 12:42am
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OK, she said that her bridesmaids are going to help her attach the cards. I hope she's buying them a nice gift for that crap job they'll be doing for her! icon_wink.gif

Oh, and I don't have edible image "capabilities" at this time. lol

psurrette Posted 16 May 2008 , 1:00am
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Chocomama,

Here is a link of a person I know that does edible images. www.veronicastreats.com they do a great job.

chocomama Posted 16 May 2008 , 4:37am
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Thank you, but I would have to order the cookies from them too, right? Not just the images. The client wants me to do the baking. Maybe I'm not reading the site correctly.

Here is the logo.
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psurrette Posted 16 May 2008 , 11:24am
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No, she sells just images too. Send her an email and ask just to be sure

chocomama Posted 16 May 2008 , 11:40am
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Will do! Thanks!

KASCARLETT Posted 16 May 2008 , 1:11pm
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Does she want the cookies in the shape of the dogs or does she want the logo on the cookies? It was unclear in her request. If she just wants the shape, maybe you could find a basset hound cookie cutter.

chocomama Posted 16 May 2008 , 7:54pm
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She's open to all ideas.

chocomama Posted 16 May 2008 , 9:30pm
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OK, I got the price from Veronica's Treat and for what I would need the cost would be $0.75 each for a 4" rectangle. That's $225 just for the image. Would I charge her just the $225 + my fee for the cookies themselves (of which I still don't know how to price) or do people tack on an additional fee for applying the images, as well?

indydebi Posted 17 May 2008 , 12:38am
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Originally Posted by chocomama

or do people tack on an additional fee for applying the images, as well?



If you were paying an employee to apply these images, wouldn't that be part of the cost of production? Take ALL costs into consideration .... not just the cost of materials.

chocomama Posted 17 May 2008 , 5:01am
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Got it.

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