How To Carry Those Cupcakes Without Messing Up Your Hard Work!

Good morning! It is the start of a new week and the start to a week full of easy holiday tips and ideas here at Turnstyle Vogue. Tips and ideas that might just make your entertaining a little easier or add an extra touch to what you do. Be sure to check in each day and see what is new – trust me, it will all be simple.

Because simple is good.  Right?  

For today, I have question for you:

Are you a cupcake…




Do you share them?

If so, here is a quick and easy tip, courtesy of an old cookbook of mine, to make your own carrier so they stay untouched and looking mighty fine upon their arrival at your next gathering.

DIY Cupcake Carrier From Old Gift Box - Label

I know.  I know.  You already have a cupcake carrier.  Perhaps Tupperware or something similar.

But if you don’t, or have more than the standard 12 or 24 cupcakes they usually hold, then this is the perfect solution. 

Just dig out some of those gift boxes you saved from Christmas last year and you are halfway there.

DIY Cupcake Carrier By Turnstyle Vogue

Draw some circles the size of your cupcake and cut cross-sections in each circle like this:


DIY Cupcake Carrier By Turnstyle Vogue (4)


DIY Cupcake Carrier By Turnstyle Vogue (5)

Then pop in your cupcakes and you are good to go!

So easy!

DIY Cupcake Carrier By Turnstyle Vogue (6)

If you have the time to prepare some in advance, you can always dress them up with some gift wrap –  or use a decorative box rather than a solid white one.

Another bonus is that you can easily store them in the refrigerator directly in the box.  Just poke some toothpicks in the top of each cupcake and gently lay plastic wrap over and around to keep them fresh, while keeping the wrap from touching the frosting.

No excuses now.

Be inspired,


Linking to:

Cowgirl Up! at Crafty Texas Girls
Get Your Craft On – Today’s Creative Blog
Metamorphosis Monday
Home Stories A To Z
Thrifty Decor Chick – First Monday of Every Month







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My Uncommon Slice Of Suburbia
Elizabeth & Co.
Not Just A Housewife
Coastal Charm: Nifty Thrifty Tuesday
House of Grace – Twice Owned Tuesday
A Stroll Through Life
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style
Restore Interiors
domestically speaking: power of paint party
From My Front Porch To Yours
The Brambleberry Cottage
No Minimalist Here – Open House Party
 Tablescape Thursday @ Between Naps On The Porch   
My Repurposed Life
beyond the picket fence
Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Creek Cottage
house of hepworths 
36th avenue


Southern Hospitality – Thrifty Treasures
Inspiration Friday At The Picket Fence
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Tater Tots and Jello
stuff and nonsense


Funky Junk Interiors
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Sisters of the Wild West – Sister Sunday Link Party
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  1. Very clever idea, now I know what to do with old shirt boxes.


  2. What a simple and genius idea! Thanks!

  3. So clever! Now I think I may need to make some cupcakes …



  4. So simple yet ingenious. I’ll be there are a lot of worthwhile tips in old cookbooks. Back in the day people had to make do with what they had. Tupperware wasn’t available. I am going to share this on my blog – if you don’t mind…

    Thansk – Jeanne

  5. What a great idea. I have a link party and would love to have you share this and any other posts. It is called Wednesday’s Adorned From Above Link Party. The link to the party is
    I’m also following you now and would love to have you follow me.
    I hope to see you there.
    Have a great week.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

  6. This is brilliant. And so cheap! I’m definitely keeping this one in mind this holiday season. Thanks for the great idea.

  7. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. says:

    Very clever!


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