This Grocery Store Cake Hack Is Borderline Genius

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

    Grocery store cakes are typically inexpensive and pretty delicious, but their designs can be a little dubious.

    But this tutorial from A Practical Wedding shows how to make a store-bought sheet cake more Pinterest-worthy.

    1. Scrape off any 3D frosting items (like balloons or flowers).

    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).

    3. Wrap the perimeter of the cake with a wide decorative ribbon.

    4. Behold your extreme cakeover.

    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.

    If you want to create a more elegant look, go with round grocery store cakes and put them on pretty cake stands.

    The upgraded cake looks so celebratory and fun.