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This Grocery Store Cake Hack Is Borderline Genius

Make your party a little prettier — without spending all your money.

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2. Cover the spot where the 3D decorations were with one to two large real flowers (preferably organic/pesticide-free and most definitely not poisonous).

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Peonies and roses are two beautiful options. You could also splurge a little and buy realistic-looking sugar flowers from a baker or baking supply store.


The original tutorial suggests making this for a budget wedding, but it would really work for everything from a bridal shower to a birthday gathering to an office party.

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If the bright colors aren't your thing, you could just order a plain white sheet cake from the grocery store bakery. Then dust it with edible silver and gold glitter before adding pastel flowers and a metallic ribbon.