Donating A Cake For Silent Auction

Decorating By MandiJ Updated 17 Jul 2010 , 5:53pm by MandiJ

MandiJ Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 5:34pm
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Hello, I am donating a cake for silent auction tonight. I have never been to a silent auction before and this is my first time donating. My question is, what all needs to go on the decription card for the cake? Is there a particular size paper or does it matter? Sorry I am new to this and I don't want to mess it up! icon_smile.gif Thanks! Mandi

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tinygoose Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 5:49pm
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Many that I've seen use 8 1/2 by 11 ad from the contributor. . Use most of the page to advertise your cake talent, but I would be very specific about what they are getting, or specific $ amount.

Cakes at auctions generally don't go for much, so I would keep it to a simple birthday cake. If you have a pic of the cake you are willing to donate I would use it.

deMuralist Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 5:49pm
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each auction has its own rules for the paper size etc. I have always just included a photo of what I was willing to do. Be sure to set a minimum price, you don't want to work yourself to death and only make 5 bucks for your cause. good luck

MandiJ Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 5:53pm
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thanks guys

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