Tips For Delivery Of Cupcake Bouquets?

Decorating By 2girliesmama Updated 14 Feb 2009 , 7:26pm by mixinvixen

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2girliesmama Posted 9 Feb 2009 , 9:31pm
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Someone out ther has got to know how to deliver cupcake bouquets. Please help ASAP. I have a valentine delivery and any and all thoughts would be appreciated. icon_smile.gif

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indydebi Posted 10 Feb 2009 , 12:04am
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One delivery: I actually buckle the seat belt around it.

More than one in a delivery: put them in a nice box and wedge dish towels or paper towels in the spaces between them to keep them secure and upright.

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mixinvixen Posted 10 Feb 2009 , 12:16am
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i delivered 24 of them around my's what i do:

put about an inch of pea gravel in the bottom, which will help make it bottom heavy, and keep it from tipping over.

take some produce boxes from sams/costco/walmart. ya know, the ones that are only like 3 or 4 inches high. put some non skid in the bottom, and then arrange your bouquets in the box with dishtowels in between.

wiiiiiiiide sloooooow turns!

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whitet4 Posted 14 Feb 2009 , 6:42pm
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i just delivered 6 about 25 minutes away. It was a nightmare. I wish I would have read this before I left. How much did you charge for each one?

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mixinvixen Posted 14 Feb 2009 , 7:26pm
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the ones for the neighborhood, i did for free, since it was a way to introduce myself to our new neighbors, but i did the same thing as a valentine special (photo in my album)

6 xtra large cupcakes with large roses on top (or flower of their choice)

flavors available: mimosa, tiramisu, strawberries and champagne, triple fudge with raspberry filling, creme brulee, pucker up lemon, or red velvet.

since i was using a lot of gourmet ingredients like liqueurs and mascarpone cheese, not to mention the supplies and delivery, i priced them at $59.

hope this helps

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