ugly boxes turned beautiful

Today is my friend, Charisse’s 29th birthday. (Happy Birthday, Reese!) We threw her a surprise party yesterday at my house. And she was actually surprised. Yay! And since I am the biggest cheapo eVeR, I took these boxes
Added some Mod Podge and paper and turned them into this Cupcake Cake.
I thought it was kinda cute….until I found out she hates pink. oops! :)
Is your mouth watering yet? :)
Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥

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  1. 1
    Us Bailey's

    Way Way Cute! And yes my mouth is watering!!! I love he broomstick too! I just might try that out!

  2. 2

    There is NOTHING cheap about getting creative!! I've actually done this many times before for various parties and well some of them i did even when there was a bigger budget….they are really just too cute!!

  3. 3
    BOWutiful Bows

    What a cute idea! I love it!

  4. 4

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  5. 5

    Cute! Cute! Cute!

  6. 6

    It looked fabulous!!! And hate is a very strong word… :) Thanks again for all the fun, food and festivities!!

  7. 7

    I think I'm going to have to make cupcakes this week now. And how does someone NOT like pink?

  8. 8

    Well, I like pink! (My 2 daughters emphatically don't like pink, but would certainly overlook that for cupcakes) Looks yummy!

  9. 9

    Very, VERY cleaver!!

  10. 10

    Very clever and it looks oooo so cute !

  11. 11
    nannykim /spindle cottage

    hilarious about her hating pink!! So funny!!

  12. 12
    Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda

    What a wonderful idea! Super cute! ~Rhonda :)

  13. 13

    The covered boxes make attractive stages for the cupcakes…It's all so cute!

  14. 14
    The Persimmon Perch

    That is great. If she had seen the boxes before she wouldn't have hated the pink so much. Great job!

  15. 15

    That is sooo smart! This is one I will be copying for sure!

  16. 16

    I've seen this before and have been planning on doing this for my son's first birthday coming up next month :) Yours turned out great!!