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The large cupcake tree to fit 300 cupcakes worth it??

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Anyone order the 300 cupcake tree holder from cupcake tree website? Is it really sturdy and worth the cost? I want to order but want to find out if it's really worth it! Thanks!
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anyone know?
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I used the round one for my sister's wedding in March. I didn't use the bottom tier and we only had about 145 cupcakes on it with a birdcage cake on the top tier. It was fine for the cupcakes but got a little unstable when I added the birdcage cake, but it was a pretty heavy cake. It was 3 6" x 2" layers with a dome that was probably 3" at the highest point, complete with filling and covered in fondant, then decorated with fondant flowers and had 2 bird figurines made out of fondant and gumpaste. I repeat, it was very heavy! The stand survived my sister and her husband cutting directly from the birdcage cake and guests coming up and taking cupcakes off the stand themself so I think it was worth it.
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that sounds wonderful! Did you post that cupcake set up you did by any chance? I would love to see that!

Thanks
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anyone else have thoughts on this cupcake holder? THanks!

Jenifer
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anyone else know??
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I wasn't sure about it at first, but then I saw the note about spraying it with spraypaint to make it resuable. It might not be a bad investment as they're not very expensive. The one thing to watch out for, though, is that there's only 4" between the tiers. If you get crazy with your cupcake decorations, they may not fit on the stand.
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post #8 of 12
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Ok Great! I will then see how tall my cupcake is in between tiers with the decoration

Thanks so much!

Jenscreativity
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I have the big one and it works just fine. The weight is actually what keeps it stable. The stand is short on height between the tiers, so even on the big one, I still only put one outside layer around each level. I then start going out around it on the table. I have a picture of it on my site. Now I have two years' worth of pictures but I haven't added them yet

BUT... I am OCD about covering it. I bought it for a Breast Cancer Awareness function and meticulously covered every inch perfectly in pink paper and ribbon. It took me 2 1/2 hours. No one could pay me to do that again uless I did it for charity for free.

I have some absolutely beautiful stands that I use to take center stage. But I have this one boxed up and I just use it every year for the Breast Cancer Benefit. Too much trouble.

And if you let the client cover it, if it's a bad job, it will ruin your display. It is very time-consuming to cover this in a professional manner.

The stand, in my opinion is too ugly and cheap to just spray paint. It's obviously cardboard and has those slots everywhere. When I covered mine, no slots were detectable.

I also (OCD me) completely covered the naked stand with clear contact paper, cut outs and all. Another 2 hour project.
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Ok great! I just needed to know for sure before I bought this so I think I will invest in it..!

thank you soo much!
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