Tinsel and Twirl

I have the cutest holiday decorations to share with you guys today. And they’re all sugary sweet. I’m talking cupcake and gingerbread nutcrackers, gumdrop garland, elves with popsicles, ice cream cones, gum ball glass and yes … cake pop ornaments, too.

They are all from my friend, Cupcake Julie’s holiday shop… Tinsel and Twirl. And it’s all crazy cute. If you remember this sugar-coated Candyland Christmas post complete with her handmade house-sized nutcrackers or even this Sweet Soldiers post from previous years at Julie’s holiday house, then you know exactly what I’m talking about. So many of you wanted to know where you could find her amazing dessert-themed decorations. Well, I’m happy to say, she’s curated some of her favorites over at Tinsel & Twirl to help add a little sweetness to your own holiday collection.

Take a peek below at just some of the decorations in her online shop.

Holiday Decorations from Tinsel and Twirl

Ummmm… that giant snowman punch bowl needs to come to my house. Amazing!!!

Want to see more? Check out all of her festive flexible elves, sweet soldier nutcrackers, and absolutely adorable ornaments.

And, if you shop Tinsel and Twirl and use the discount code “Bakerella” at checkout, you’ll get 15% off. Sweet!

Update: I forgot to mention that the discount is only good through December 31, 2013. 

Tinsel and Twirl


Want more?
Well, you can enter for a chance to win a treat from me, too.

Cake Pop Ornaments from Tinsel and Twirl

I’m giving away a set of 12 jumbo cake pop ornaments in a cute red and white striped container. You can leave them standing at attention or hang them by their ribbons.


I’m also giving away a $100 Tinsel and Twirl Gift Certificate so you can shop, too.

  • To enter for a chance to win, just leave a comment on this post and share which dessert decoration satisfies your sweet tooth.
  • Deadline to enter is Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. ET. SORRY, TIME’S UP! Winner announced below.
  • One lucky winner will be picked at random and announced sometime Thursday evening on this post.

Good luck guys!

Unfortunately the shop is not set up for international shipping, so this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.



And the winner is…… Comment #708!

Congratulations Mrs . Wright! Hope you have fun holiday shopping and hanging your cake pop ornaments!

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988 comments on “Tinsel and Twirl”

  1. i love the ice cream cones and the giant cake pops!!!

  2. My favorite is the cake pops – they’re so cute!

  3. I like the ice cream ornaments.

  4. I love the extra large cake pops! That would be bad if they came in that size.

  5. Love all of the ornaments, so detailed. How can you choose just one. The candies and the candy garlands have a real nostalgic pull for me.

  6. The gingerbread people are adorable!

  7. Oh my gosh – her things are adorable! I love the Frosted Gumball Blue Cupcake tree ornament.

  8. Bon Bon Candy Garland

  9. The giant snowman punch bowl is so cute, I love it!!!
    Thanks for this lovely giveaway!

  10. Love the elves and the gingerbread girl! To cute!

  11. I collect snowmen, so it would have to be the snowman punch bowl.

  12. Wow, the cake pops and ice cream cones are SWEET!
    Merry Christmas!

  13. Bon Bon Candy Garland

  14. The gumdrop garland is my favorite, but I know my mother-in-law would adore the nutcrackers!

  15. So cute! I especially love the ice cream cones:)

  16. I like the Glass Gingerbread Boy and Girl ornaments.

  17. Sir Ginger Bread, Nutcracker was speaking to me and he said he needs to come live at my house. So, if you’d kindly oblige, I have a place ready and waiting.

  18. Love them all, but have a son who collects nut crackers and the gingerbread one is adorable! We are all about the Elf on the shelf too!

  19. I must have the cake with the snowman on it. Adorable!

  20. The punchbowl is so adorable!

  21. Count me in — these are adorable. I am glad she did your cake pops!

  22. LOVE the gingerbread nutcracker!! :0)

  23. I think the elves are very cute, my daughter though, has been enamored with nutcrackers ever since I took her to see the nutcracker last year. Those nutcrackers are also amazing!

  24. The gingerbread girl Is super sweet. But I love all of them! <3

  25. They are all adorable, but I really love the Frosted Gumball Cupcake Tree Ornaments.

  26. I love the gingerbread cake pop. It’s so cute and I so want to make one right now. :)

  27. I love them all but that gingerbread girl is super sweet!

  28. I love the nutcracker with the cupcake on his head!!! Thank you so much for this awesome giveaway!!!

  29. I love the gingerbread baker. He’s so cute!

  30. I love the ice cream cone ornaments. So cute!

  31. I love the little cake pops. They are adorable and totally deserve to be at the front of my tree.

  32. The cake pops are my favorite!

  33. Cake pops are my favorite.

  34. I am in love with the nutcrackers! They are so adorable! I love candy so if the nutcracker was edible I’d eat every piece!

  35. I would totally get the Colonel Cupcake.

  36. So many cute ones. I love the cake pops, elves, or chocolate popsicle.

  37. The gumdrop sticks remind me of my grandmother who bought us one of those plastic trees to stick gumdrops on. The gingerbread garland is adorable, too.

  38. I love the snow creamy punch bowl. I collect snowmen. This would be such a cute addition to our Christmas party table!

  39. Love the sweet nutcrackers.
    Merry Christmas to all!

  40. The Sugary Sweet cupcake wreath is sooooo cute. And I love the colors.

  41. I looooooove the cakepop and christmas ornaments!!! Very cute!!

  42. The nut cracker is fabulous!!!!

  43. The Sugary Sweet Cupcake Wreath is something I need in my shop!!!!!

  44. The gingerbread girl.

  45. I love the Sir Cupcake Nutcracker!!

  46. I want!!!! The ornament cake pops!!!!

  47. I love the nutcrackers.

  48. I want!!!! The ornamentos cake pops!!

  49. Ice Cream Ice Cream Ice Cream!

  50. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the cake pop ornaments!!!! :)

  51. Oh…they look good enough to eat!

  52. I love the gingerbread man and the punch bowl

  53. I love Gingerbread Girl.

  54. I love them all!!! But, really like the ice cream cones and the gingerbread girl. What a great giveaway!

  55. I’d pick the cake pops, of course! They are so cute!

  56. The Bon Bon garland

  57. The ice cream cones! It’s 47 in Florida this morning and we had an ice cream truck in our neighborhood yesterday, it’s never too cold for ice cream here.

  58. The gumdrop garland is absolutely adorable! I love having a bright and colorful tree and that would be the perfect addition!

  59. I love the gum drop garland!

  60. This looks like a Nutcracker’s dream. Love the punch bowl, gingerbread girl and the cupcakes on top of the nutcrackers! Merry Christmas!

  61. Adorable elves

  62. I LOVE the snowman punch bowl and snowman cake ornament

  63. I’m partial to the candy cane Nutcracker — he can make sure no one eats the rest of my goodies!! Thanks for the giveaway!! :-)

  64. I love the elves but the candy garland runs a close second!

  65. they are all adorable and sparkly, it’s hard to pick, would go with the cake pops

  66. that gingerbread cookie looks so real, it’s amazing!!

  67. the cake pops of course!!!

  68. love the ice cream ornaments

  69. The gingerbread cookie girl is amazingly sweet!

  70. They are all adorable! But I would pick the gingerbread girl!!!

  71. I am going to have to say that the Cupcake Nutcracker is my favorite…only because I fell in love with him from your previous posts and pictures about Cupcake Julie. So, I have loved him for quite sometime, but I really love them all, so whimsical and adorable. The cake pops and candy elves are awesome too. Thanks so much for this giveaway. Good luck everyone. Merry Christmas! Cupcake Julie and Bakerella…you inspire us.

  72. The ice cream cones are so pretty!

  73. It’s hard to choose! I guess I’d have to say the nutcrackers and the elves! They are all so cute.

  74. I love the cake pop decorations they are adorable!

  75. The ice cream cones are the cutest!!

  76. The Nutcrackers are wonderful!

  77. I do love gumdrops!

  78. Oooohhh I love all of those goodies! Pick me PLEASE??????

  79. The nutcracker with the ice cream cone is beautiful

  80. Nutcrackers.

  81. Oh my goodness! I would love to have an entire candy tree! And all the decorations are so adorable that it is really difficult to choose just one. But if I have to pick, I love the marshmallow garland. It would add a fun addition to any holiday tree!

  82. I love the tiny cake! I’m a cake baker – this is perfect for me!

  83. OMG I love the cake pop decoration!! And of course the nutcrackers!! They are soo whimsicle!! I have a friend who bakes out of her home and is trying hard to get a storefront and I would love to be able to get some of these ornaments for her new endeavor!!!

  84. Fascinated by the nutcrackers!

  85. I love the ice cream cone decoration – reminds me that summer will be here soon!

  86. The gumdrop garland is amazing and I love the cakepops!

  87. I loves the elves and nutcrackers! So cute:)

  88. The cute lil gingerbread one is my fave! I LOVE gingerbread!

    Thanks for the chance to win!! Happy Holidays!! Love your blog!


  89. And you are just now showing us this delightful wonderland? Oh my. The Ginger Bread Nutcracker is darling, but so are the elfins, and the other nutcrackers.

  90. I love love love those nutcrackers!

  91. Love the cake pops and gingerbread peeps!

  92. Such cute stuff. I like it all. The nutcrackers are sweet.

  93. Sir Gingerbread Nutcracker would look great in my kitchen! Thanks for the fun give-away:@)

  94. The ice cream cones, gumdrops, cake pops and nutcrackers are my favorite. Not sure which one I would choose of those 4!!

  95. The cake pops mwah ice cream cone ornaments!

  96. My tree is decorated with candy, cupcake, & lollipop ornaments,so I definitely need the ice cream cones! They are perfect!

  97. The nutcracker holding the gingerbread men is adorable. My daughter loves nutcrackers, this would make a beautiful addition to her collection.

  98. I love the little elves so cute!

  99. Me likes the cake balls. :D But they’re all really cute!

  100. Jax whispered that he’s just been told that he’s coming to my house and is bringing the gingerbread man for our tree. He can’t wait to meet his new little boy (a 10 year old elf love), Elfie & Elfie’s friends. Jax really wants us to win so we can bring the rest of his friends to our house plus the gumball garland! Love it all (& you also!)

  101. they are all so cute, I Love the decorated cake with the snowman on it !

  102. I love your sweetness!! With all these gum drops and candies, oh my. I’m in happy candy land :)

  103. The gingerbread girl is adorable!

  104. The punchbowl–without a doubt!!

  105. I love everything!! The nutcrackers are so adorable… And I also love the jumbo cake pops!!

  106. the marshmallow garland is adorable!

  107. The snowman punch bowl is too much!!! The ice cream cones are tempting.

  108. I love the gumdrop garland!

  109. My favorite is all of the Nutcrackers! I love nutcrackers!!!

  110. I love the flexible elves. SOOO cute. Also loving the cake pops.

  111. The elf is sweet and of course the clown punch bowl…hmmm..
    I don’t seem to be able to love just one…they are all too cute and sweet..I’d be happy with any of them. Thanks for the chance to win one.

  112. Love the cake pops ! Would look great on my pink tree!!

  113. Love the cake pops!!! I have a pink tree with cupcake ornaments and these would look great on it. Fingers crossed

  114. I like the Nutcracker! Prettyyy.

  115. I really like the Ice Cream cones

  116. Totally fell in love with the cake pop set, how adorable!!

  117. All the treats look yummy, but the cake pops still take the cake, IMHO!!!

  118. Love the cake pops!

  119. I adore the peppermint stick!

  120. Love them all!! The ice cream treats or the cake pops if I had to choose.

  121. I love the nutcrackers. They are so Loveley. Nutcrackers give me that special christmasfeeling. And these are Amazing. But evrything i see ……i ? it. The elves…. The bowl…i want it all. I ?Christmas

  122. The cakepops.

  123. I love the cupcake soldiers. My Christmas tree is white with a sweets theme, inspired by Cupcake Julie’s tree, and it’s my pride & joy!

  124. How to pick a favorite when sweets both baking them and eating them is almost a favorite pastime! The elves are simply adorable i would have to choose them as a first to order since i havent been able to find an elf on the shelf for my home:(
    Thanks and a very Merry Christmas!

  125. I also love that punchbowl… and the nutcracker with a cupcake hat! so very cute!

  126. I love the cake pop ornaments ( and the real life ones too!) I have an all pink Christmas tree with all kinds of cupcake and sweets ornaments on it. I would love to have the cake pops to add to my collection. Crossing fingers!!

  127. I love the ice cream cones! Those are wonderful!

  128. Love the ice cream treats. I want ice cream!

  129. Jumbo CakePops *-* Sooooo cute!

  130. Actually the cake pops decoration in the striped tin are my favorite decoration and dessert! :) Totes adorbs! <3

  131. I love the nutcrackers, they’re amazing!! They make me so happy to look at :) The cake pops are adorable too!

  132. These are super cute, I especially love the nutcrackers! Thank you for the chance to win!

  133. Those ice cream cones are killing me! So cute.

  134. You have the best giveaways! Those cake pop ornaments are tops! I’m also a big fan of the gum drop garland. Love this stuff!

  135. cakepop ornament for sure!

  136. Wow what a great giveaway well my favourite one would have to be the gingerbread people so cute thanx :)

  137. Love the flexible Elf. Very sweet. Would go great with our Elf on Shelf, Leroy!!!

  138. i love the cake pops Merry Christmas Bakerella!


  140. The gingerbread man pop ornament is so precious!!

    Merry Christmas Bakerella!

  141. It’s a tie between the gingerbread man on a stick and the French macaroons.

  142. Mele Kalikimaka from Hawaii!

  143. I love making cake pops for every occasion! Naturally, the cake pops decoration is my favorite :)

  144. ELF! so cute

  145. The cake pops are so cute! I also like the giant slices of cake. And the cake carriers. And all the garlands and ornaments and everything else, if we’re being honest!

  146. I also like the gumdrop garland.

  147. The gumdrop garland is by far my favorite

  148. All are so beautiful, but I like the frosty round layer cake ornament!

  149. I love the stocking hangars! Such cute stuff.

  150. The ice cream cone ornaments look good enough to eat! I know the sparkles aren’t edible… but part of me still wants to lick it to make sure it’s not

  151. The gingerbread girl is my favorite. She’s adorable!

  152. The cake pop ones are my favorite- definitely!

  153. Sparkly gingerbread is a favorite!

  154. I’m so in love with the nutcracker with the floofy white hair and ice cream cone on top of his head! That’s definitely my favorite!

  155. The nutcrackers are just the best!

  156. The gumdrop garland is perfect!!

  157. Love that Santa punch bowl too! The gumdrop garland is so cute and I do love the cake pops and the ice cream ornaments too! thanks!

  158. i love gingerbread man ANYTHING. im a sucker for them! i have a glittery gingerbread man ornament and i think he needs a gingerbread man gf!

  159. Ofcourse the cakepops. :)

  160. I love a good, buttery, slightly crisp chocolate chip cookie.

  161. The gingerbread girl! We always make gingerbread people for Christmas.

  162. I love the nutcracker!

  163. I love anything with gingerbread men :).

  164. I absolutely love the cake pops! They’re so pretty!

  165. ! Definitely either the cake pops or ice cream cone ornaments. so cute and thanks for the chance !

  166. looove all of this!!! my whole tree is done up in candy/cakes and snowmen but i think colonel cupcake is my fav!

  167. Love the nutcrackers! Thanks for the chance!

  168. Julie’s home is just magical! I’ve been loving those photos for years! Gotta love the cake pops

  169. The cake pops, for sure. They hold a special place in my heart! :-) Thanks for the amazing contest!

  170. I LOVE the nutcrackers! Those need to come home with me pronto.

  171. That snowman punch bowl is amazing!

  172. Love the cake pops! How funny-taking a break from rolling 100 cake balls to see what’s up and I found a giveaway from you!

  173. Oh I love these! My favorite would have to be the little cake with a snowman ornament on it! Adorable!

  174. My favorite is the nutcracker with the cupcake hat – super cute!

  175. I love the cake pops and the snowman cake and Ohhh my eroded that punch bowl is amazing!!!

  176. Julie’s house is just magical! I love the cake pop ornaments!

  177. I love Mr. Cupcake Snowman and all the Nutcrackers!

  178. I love the snowman cake! It’s so cute :)

  179. The cake pop ornaments are absolutely adorable :)

  180. The gingerbread looks so cute and yummy.

  181. I LOVE the snowman cake ornament! Adorable!!

  182. The gingerbread and nutcrackers are my favorite!

  183. Oh my goodness! These are all just too precious! The gumdrop garland is to die for! But I agree with you Bakerella, that snowman punch bowl needs to be mine! All if it would be perfect for my daughter’s next birthday party, we are doing a candy land theme complete with the game board on the front lawn! So anything would make this momma happy!

  184. My favorite is the ice cream cones! :)

  185. Of course I love the cake pops, but I think the ice cream cones are so cute too! :)

  186. Those macaron ornaments are ADORABLE!

  187. That little gingerbread girl is adorable!

  188. Those ice cream cones beautiful!!! And look tasty!

  189. The ice cream decorations are so beautiful. The details on them are just amazing PLUS they’re metallic and covered in sparkles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  190. I’m on my third pumpkin pie thus season already!!

  191. I love the gingerbread girl

  192. The jumbo cake pops are my favorite

  193. I love the snowman cake ornament!! So cute and kind of unconventional Christmas.

  194. I absolutely adore the festive elves! I am trying to slowly build my “candyland” themed tree and these are the perfect addition.

  195. Decorative gingerbread is the best!

  196. Of course, the jumbo cake pops are my favorite!!

  197. I LOVE the candy garland! Those would make the sweetest Christmas tree decorations. And I’ve always wanted one of those macaron trinket boxes. What a sweet collection!

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