Transporting Cupcake Bouquet

Decorating By Pastrybaglady Updated 2 Sep 2013 , 4:09pm by Pastrybaglady

Pastrybaglady Posted 30 Aug 2013 , 7:21pm
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What is the best way to transport a cupcake bouquet? 




I was happy with the way they came out, but then how to get them where they needed to go?  Fortunately they only needed to go 5 minutes away, but we had to drive so sloooowly.  Every little bump in the road was terrifying.

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JPepper Posted 2 Sep 2013 , 4:39am
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I ran into the same darn problem a couple of months ago!  LOL!  I had to transport 7 to a retirement party and had no idea what I was going to do. Then I spotted a box that was used for transporting potted flowers and it had round sections in the cardboard for the planter to sit. I grabbed it and took it home!  LOL!  But the box was only going to hold four. When I got home, I looked for a box that had a lid that wasnt too big that I could fit the other three into. I measured the approximate circumference I would need and proceeded to cut three holes in the lid. I then placed an empty planter in the hole to make sure it fit before testing one that had cupcakes in it. I found the box was a little too tall for the planter so I placed a stack of newspapers inside so the planter would sit up higher.  Worked like a charm!  To transport just one, I used a 10x10 cake box, cut a circle out of the lid, taped the lid down and placed the planter inside the hole.


I hope that helps :)

Pastrybaglady Posted 2 Sep 2013 , 5:14am
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AWow, ingenius! I stuffed a box with paper and whatnot around the base, but it was tricky to find the right size box so the pot could be removed without disturbing the flowers. Tricky business! I like how you cut the box top :)

JPepper Posted 2 Sep 2013 , 3:59pm
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I forgot to add that the newspapers in the box helped weigh it down as I find my cupcake bouquets are top heavy.

Pastrybaglady Posted 2 Sep 2013 , 4:09pm
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Yeah, that too! The top heaviness made me feel like the best way was just to hold it in my lap but that's not practical if you're transporting more than one.

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