I Hit The Mother Load Today!!!

Decorating By ttehan4 Updated 27 May 2010 , 2:34pm by respectablecakes

ttehan4 Posted 26 May 2010 , 6:19pm
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I found a listing online for a large lot of cake decorating items. I called the guy to see what he had and I was in shock! It was a bakery in a highend grocery store that closed. As he was rattling off all the stuff he thought was there I was thinking " Okay, this guy is gonna say a couple thousand dollars" well to my surprise he said.... are you ready.....

I got:

Hundreds of edible images
Probably 40 8lb buckets of different sprinkles
a kopy cake compresser and airgun
about 50 -60 boxes of Lucks sugar decorations
tons of plastic picks
I bet 200 plastic character cake topper kits
two huge boxes of cake magazines and books
tips and couplers galore
about 50 metal sheet pans
about 75 large plastic bakery sheet pans
about 40 small plastic sheet pans
a rolling proof cart
about 300 full sheet cake boards and boxes
Buckets and buckets of spatulas, scrapers, knifes and more
there is so many more boxes of stuff that I havent even went through yet to see what there is !

Are you ready to hear the price.....


Its like 4 Christmas's!!

27 replies
jolmk Posted 26 May 2010 , 6:24pm
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Where in Ohio are you? Just curious, trying to figure out what store closed.

tiggy2 Posted 26 May 2010 , 6:27pm
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You definately scored big time!

Butterpatty Posted 26 May 2010 , 6:34pm
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Oh man, what a score! I would have been hyperventilating icon_biggrin.gif .

Kitagrl Posted 26 May 2010 , 6:35pm
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WOWEEE!!! You could about turn around and sell everything you don't need and get that money back. I can't believe they sold it for that cheap!

chellescountrycakes Posted 26 May 2010 , 6:36pm
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Congrats on the find!!! yeah for you!! icon_smile.gif

ChRiStY_71 Posted 26 May 2010 , 6:42pm
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icon_eek.gif Wow! I'm jealous! Have fun with it! thumbs_up.gif

BumbleBakeShop Posted 26 May 2010 , 6:47pm
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That's amazing!! Congrats on that gold mine find!

ShopGrl1128 Posted 26 May 2010 , 6:52pm
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OMG!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! yay for you!!!!

LisaMarie86 Posted 26 May 2010 , 7:16pm
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thats awesome. wish i could find an awesome deal like that.

KHalstead Posted 26 May 2010 , 7:21pm
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that's crazy awesome!!!!!! congratulations!!!!!! So Jealous!!

tootie0809 Posted 26 May 2010 , 7:35pm
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Wow, I'm jealous too! What a great deal. I hope you have room for your jackpot!

ttehan4 Posted 26 May 2010 , 7:38pm
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The goal is to have a store front secured within the next 6 months, so all my finds today will definitely go to good use.

I will sell anything I dont need. I dont use alot of the edible image sheets or cake kits, but It will be a great "ready made cake" money maker when the shop opens.

I went to a bakery auction this past fall and got alot of really good stuff too. I had a van load then too and only spent 400.00.

I love a good find!

Now I'm waiting for my husband to get home so we can unload it all and dig away!

jayne1873 Posted 26 May 2010 , 7:39pm
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Wow lucky you

KHalstead Posted 26 May 2010 , 7:45pm
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where are you opening your store front??

foxymomma521 Posted 26 May 2010 , 7:46pm
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good for you!!!!

CandyLady Posted 26 May 2010 , 8:06pm
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was it John from Mardi Gras?

ttehan4 Posted 26 May 2010 , 8:53pm
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Nope not John. It was a store South of Dayton Ohio. I live between Dayton and Columbus.

I found about 40 spatulas. 4 huge ones, probably over a foot long. Ive never even seen spatulas so big..lol! Alot of Dexter Russell brand commercial ones and scrapers out the wazoo!

Even my kids are excited to open the boxes and see what is in them. I think I am raising future cake mogals!!!

Sassy74 Posted 27 May 2010 , 12:16am
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YAY! What a fantastic deal--good for you!!!

JulieMN Posted 27 May 2010 , 12:49am
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Congratulations--what fun! Enjoy your new treasures!

Lita829 Posted 27 May 2010 , 1:17am
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That's awesome! Congrats to you!

cakesage Posted 27 May 2010 , 3:19am
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If that isn't a sign for you to open up shop, then I don't know what is? May you and your family continue to be blessed with good fortune. Thanks for sharing such happy news.

tesso Posted 27 May 2010 , 3:44am
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WOW !! sending a high five to you !! That is freakin awesome !!! I would be exhausted from happy dancing !! I am so happy for you !! icon_biggrin.gif

ATCakes Posted 27 May 2010 , 3:58am
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WOW icon_eek.gif!! What a deal!! The airbrush and sheet pans are worth that alone!! Lucky you!! Maybe you should go buy a lottery ticket!!

Karen421 Posted 27 May 2010 , 4:00am
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Holy Cow!!! That is great, congratulations!!!!! I like the lottery ticket idea! You never know!!!

joenshan Posted 27 May 2010 , 9:13am
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OMG JACKPOT!!! Where online did you find this? Was it a special site for businesses closing? Maybe there are more such treasures waiting to be found!

ttehan4 Posted 27 May 2010 , 11:33am
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[quote]If that isn't a sign for you to open up shop, then I don't know what is? May you and your family continue to be blessed with good fortune. Thanks for sharing such happy news. [quote]

Thank you so much!

I was so tired from loading and digging through all this stuff I didnt even get to my cakes yesterday. I got fillings made and icing colored, but I have so much to do I really got to work hard and fast today.

I was thinking lastnight, I wonder where all their turntables and airbrush colors were. It would have been awesome to get a few turntables. But now I am just being greedy!

I actually found this guy through an estate sale ad a few weeks ago and I inquired about cases of cake mixes. He said he was out but he would keep me in mind if anything else came up. Lucky me! Lottery tickets are definitely in my future!

Thank you all for the warm wishes and high fives! Im wishing for great caking bargains for all of you!!

respectablecakes Posted 27 May 2010 , 2:34pm
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anything u dont need post it up and if u can do pay pal ill buy the stuff off of u. U are so lucky to find deal like that i got a rectangle pan an icing bag wit 3 tips a spatual and an angle spatual i paid about 50.00 just for that. So i'm always lookin for deal specially the flower making gumpaste set. the duster and the tools.

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