Trust me, there are a million cute cake mix gift ideas out there. Comparatively, I think my version is plain, next time i make this, I will jazz it up a little! I got caught in the trap of trying to match the box of cake mix- red, which is unnecessary since the cake mix doesn’t even show that much. When I do this again, I’ll do whatever colors I want! I got the sprinkles and cupcake holders at Joann’s with my coupon, the total cost for everything was about $5 including the cake mix since I had the ribbon and paper on hand.
Here’s the back:
Here’s all the items you need: three pieces of 8.5×11 card stock, another half piece of another color (not pictured), two colors of ribbon, a cake mix, a three pack of sprinkles, clothes pin, cupcake holders, clear bag sandwich bag (not pictured) and glue gun. I don’t have measurements, just based everything off the size of the box and sprinkle containers.
Take two of the card stock pieces, cut to width of cake box and glue to each to the bottom and top:Fold red strips to fit around the sprinkles:Attach your last piece of card stock to the bottom of the cake mix and make a fold the same size as the sprinkle container:Glue on paper for sprinkles, insert sprinkles into their holders:Trim and fold card stock as pictured:Glue to sprinkle paper and flap down (the flap is just for added strength):Attach the ribbon. Here’s the front… And here’s the back.Glue on the clothes pin and add the cupcake liners to the back:Decorate the front, all finished!