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. the cake pops and the snowman cake ornaments are too cute! my favorite things: christmas and desserts in one adorable package

  2. I’m loving those little cellophane-wrapped candy sticks :)

  3. I love the Nutcrackers! Happy Holidays to you and your family!

  4. I love the Cupcake Nutcracker!!! He’s adorable!

  5. The gingerbread girl ornament is adorable!!

  6. I spy with my little eye the Cupcakes and Frosting Ornament, there is so much sweet little things to look at, it’s hard to choose!

  7. I cant decide between the gingerbread girl & the Cake pops. The are so cute!

  8. Her nutcrackers are amazing – I love the one with the gingerbread house at his feet and a platter of gingerbread men. Happy Holidays Bakerella. Thank you for an amazing year of beautiful things! Janet

  9. The elf is pretty cute!

  10. LOVE them all! So.darn.cute! Merry Christmas Bakerella! Thank you for making the year so sweet.

  11. They are all so adorable, but I really do love those candy themed nutcrackers.

  12. I have Gingerbread Men and Girls in my dining room, so the girl would be my favorite. So cute.

  13. I love the gingerbread man ornament!!

  14. Everything is so cute! Love the gingerbread girl and the ice cream cone ornaments

  15. Gingerbread girl! Soo cute!!

  16. It’s a tough choice between the gingerbread girl and the snowman punch bowl!!

  17. Those cute cake pop ornaments are amazing! What better way to remind me of my favorite hobby???
    I love them all though. :O)

  18. The cake pop decorations are awesome!

  19. Oh my goodness they are all so adorable! I think the nutcrackers are my favorite!! But I want them all!

  20. Oh my gosh, everything is just beautiful- the cake pops look good enough to eat :) Merry Christmas Bakerella!

  21. I LOVE the cake pop ornaments. I make cake balls all the time thanks to you!!! Thanks for chance to win. Merry Christmas!

  22. The ice cream cones look delicious!

  23. I LOVE the ice cream cones!!

  24. The candy themed nutcracker is SO cute!!

  25. OMG…LOVE LOVE LOVE the Nutcrackers and the Gingerbread girl and the cake pops in the pail…ALL SOOOOO STINKING CUTE!!

  26. loooove the elves, soldiers and cakepops !!! S2

  27. Adorable gingerbread men!

  28. I love the gumdrop garland!

  29. Love the elf and punchbowl. So whimsical.

  30. LOVE the gingerbread pop!

  31. The nutcracker holding gingerbread cookies is so cute!!

  32. I think they’re all adorable!

  33. The gingerbread girl is absolutely adorable!

  34. Wow! There are so many neat things!!!

  35. The Nutcrackers are amazing!

  36. We would love the gingerbread girl!

  37. I need, yes NEED the snowman punch bowl! It would go so perfectly with my snowman teapot that I purchased this week :)

  38. The nutcrackers!

  39. The cake pops are my favorite. I don’t make them as much as i would like but i love the fact that they can be made out of some many flavors.

  40. The first nutcracker and the ice cream decorations are amazing!But all of them are still cute. ;p

  41. Oh so cute! Love the gingerbread and gumdrops … and the elves … and the cake pops. Julie has such fun style!

  42. I love the giant cake pops! Very cute :o)

  43. i love the cupcake one!

  44. I have to pick one? OK. . . the nutcracker chef/baker looks so scrumptious!!

  45. The cake pops rock!

  46. The snowman on top of the cake

  47. The Strawberry Twist Cone ornament or one of the Cake Slice Candles!

  48. The shiny ice cream cone would look great on my tree!

  49. The nutcracker with the gingerbread house as his feet!love it!

  50. I would LOVE to have one of those sweet nutcrackers!! I have a “sweets & treats” Christmas themed tree in our kitchen, and all of these things would look perfect in my kitchen! Thank you for the chance to win!

  51. Gingerbread people are precious!

  52. I love the cake pop ornaments, but I have to say I am fond of the gumdrop garland, it just looks too cool! :D

  53. Love the super glittery ice cream cones.

  54. I love the nutcrackers. It is all so cute though! So excited she did this.

  55. I LOVE the ice cream cones for sure!!! So cute!

  56. I love the nutcrackers.

  57. I love eating ice cream so it has to be the ice cream cones!

  58. I like the gingerbread girl

  59. I love those ice cream cones! How cute!

  60. I can’t get enough of the nutcrackers. But the gumdrop garland is just too cute!

  61. Those cake pops are just DARLING.

  62. I LOVE the little gingerbread ornaments!!! And so many of the other ones too, but the gingerbread are my favorite–they make Christmas!!!

  63. I love the gingerbread girl, So adorable!

  64. These are so cute! The snowman is awesome!

  65. The candy pop ornaments are so delicious looking! I think I’m starting to want my tree to look like it’s come from candy land :)

  66. i think the nutcracker with the cupcake is so cute!

  67. My family just saw the Nutcracker over Thanksgiving and while I can’t quite comprehend why a child would adore a Nutcracker over a stuffed, hug able, soft bear, I’m leaning towards the Nutcracker decoration because it brings back sweet memories of our trip! :) Thanks for this awesome giveaway!

  68. I love the gingerbread!

  69. love the pastel nutcrackers

  70. I love the candy garland and the nutcrackers…..All of it is so CUTE!!!!!

  71. The nutcrackers!!

  72. Love the nutracker with the gingerbread house

  73. That ice cream nutcracker is incredible!

  74. i love the gumdrop ball ornaments!

  75. Those icecream cone ornaments are adorable!

  76. like the cake pops the most!

  77. Those nutcrackers are just darling!! I know a certain someone that would love them!

  78. I love the Gingerbread girl! She is adorable.
    However, I would absolutely and totally LOVE to have the Snowman Punch bowl!! I didn’t even realize it was a punch bowl until you ‘said’ it was. Wow!!!
    You and your friends are so cool! I wish I could do anything like this.

  79. Those ice cream ornaments are TOO adorable!

  80. The cake pops and the ice cream cones are super cute!

  81. Mmmmmm gumdrop garland – Yummo!

  82. I love the gumdrop garland and all of the Nutcrackers!

  83. Love the snowman punch bowl!! Too cute for words :-)

  84. I love the gum drop garland! So cute!

  85. Everything looks awesome! I love each one!

  86. I really love the jumbo cake pop ornaments. They are so adorable! The ice cream ornaments are pretty cute too though. :)

  87. Well, let’s see. I love the marshmallow garland, the cupcake garland, the gingerbread house ornaments, the gumball cupcake tree, and the cake pop ornament.

  88. Nutcrackers are beautiful! Thanks for sharing this!

  89. I’ll have to keep reminding myself that the gumdrop garland is NOT real candy!

  90. The gingerbread nutcracker looks delicious!

  91. I like the Ice cream Cones, but I also like the elves. :-)

  92. Ugh, cuteness overload! Those ice cream cones are so perfect. So are the French macarons on their website :D

  93. Love those sweet nutcrackers!!!!

  94. Everything just makes me have the biggest smile on my face! The cake pops would make a lovely addition to my sweets collection!

  95. Good grief, they are all so cute! I really like the gingerbread face ornament.

  96. They are all so adorable!! I really like the cake pop bucket! So cute!

  97. Gingerbread girl has my vote

  98. They are all so adorable, I can’t pick one favorite!

  99. I think the Bon Bon candy garland is adorable and also the Sir Gingerbread Nutcracker because I’ve always wanted a Nutcracker!

  100. The nutcracker is so DANG cute.

  101. i just love the giant snowman punch bowl

  102. Love the gingerbread garland!

  103. I love the ice cream cones and that snowman punch bowl! Thanks for the chance to win!

  104. I love the gumdrop garland! Adorable!

  105. I’d love to decorate my whole house in this yummy candy theme but I especially like the nutcracker.

  106. love the gingerbread ornament!

  107. Anything chocolate or peppermint!

  108. The ice cream cones are adorable!

  109. I love the snowman punch bowl its soooo sweet.

  110. I LOVE them all! But I would have to say the snowman punch bowl , what a statement it would make!!!

  111. I love those sweet nutcrackers! Too cute!

  112. So cute!

  113. I <3 the adorable cake pops!!

  114. I’m with you on the punch bowl, love it. But if we’re talking sweets decorations definitely the cake pops.

  115. Oh. My. Goodness!! I am in love with those cute little elves!!!! So darling!

  116. The elves really hit my sweet spot! And they would be perfectly at home on my tree! Thanks for sharing Julies ornaments – I will never get her amazingly decorated house out of my mind!

  117. The dessert decoration that satisfies my sweet tooth is the Nutcracker holding the tray of gingerbread men with the candy house at his feet. Darling! Happy Holidays!

  118. I’m loving the cutesy gingerbread girl!

  119. The gingerbread men r just 2 cute!!!

  120. gingerbread for sure

  121. Absolutely adore the cupcake nutcracker!

  122. It’s so hard to pick a favorite, but I love the gumdrop garland and the ice cream cone ornaments!

  123. The gingerbread houses, fo’ sure! Altho the candy garland would be fun too…

  124. I love the decorated cake with snowman!!

  125. i love the cake pops Merry Christmas Bakerella!

  126. I love, love the nutcrackers! Love the cupcake and Christmas candy versions!!!

  127. I love the Nutcrackers!

  128. Ooo, so fun! Now I’m hungry!!! I think my favorite is that cute little gingerbread girl! Also LOVE the punch bowl! Merry Christmas!!!!!!

  129. All are adorable, as always with you!

  130. absolutely LOVE the cake pop ornaments!

  131. the peppermint swirl candystick

  132. Any of the garlands are my favorite…too cute!!!

  133. I love the garland.

  134. How do I choose?! They are all so cute! I love the snowmen and the cake pops. Very sweet! :o)

  135. I think the cake pops one is the cutest!

  136. I love them all! The cake pops, the ice cream cones, the little snowman cake…everything! Too stinkin’ cute!

  137. Is there anything sweeter than that gingerbread girl???
    Ummmmm NO!!!!!
    Come on random, be my lucky “number”

  138. I just love the nutcracker ornaments. they are so cute.

  139. Those are all so cute! Those ice cream cones and cake pops are to die for!

  140. Oh my gosh, her stuff is ADORABLE. I particularly like the nutcrackers! Merry Christmas!

  141. Love the whole display and would love to see and try anything made by you! YAA

  142. The ice cream cones totally do it for me!

  143. Cake pops!

  144. I love the cake pops, but the ice cream cones are a close 2nd!

  145. gum drops and sprinkles always satisfies my sweet tooth…Happy Holidays…:)

  146. Oh my swirled cinnamon buns, I love the candy nutcrackers! They are so fun and festive!! They would have a perfect place in the ” Fudge” household!

  147. Everything is so cute it’s hard to choose just one! I have a tree with red and white candy decorations so the marshmallow garland would be perfect! Who can resist French macaroons though?

  148. I love the cake pop and gingerbread girl ornaments. So cute!

  149. The jumbo cake pop ornaments are so cute!

  150. I love the pink candy pops the most. Adorable!!

  151. I love the nutcrackers! So cute.

  152. I love anything with gingerbread men or snowmen but your cake pop ornaments are to die for!! :)

  153. I can’t pick a favorite… they are all so cute! But I really do love the ice cream cones.

  154. Those sparkly little ice cream cones are amazing!

  155. Oh how cute! The one nutcracker looks like a life-sized one that sits inside a local candy store that specializes in brittles, Brittle Bark. I took part in a naming contest for the gentleman and was one of three winners whose names were combined to name him.

  156. I’m loving the cake pops!!

  157. That nutcracker is the stuff dreams are made of!

  158. i NEED those cake pop ornaments! too cute! but the nutcrackers are awesome too.

  159. I love all the gingerbread people – and their houses. I would need a whole collection of them spread across my tree!

  160. I have a sweets/food tree in my dining room! Any of these would look perfect with it! Gingerbread people are kind of my house theme. I like to decorate the outside of my house to look like a giant gingerbread house too! I love this time of year!

  161. I love the ice cream cones~beautiful!

  162. Oh my goodness, all of these are SO adorable!! One of my favorites though has to be the cute little cake on the cake stand with the cute little snowman on top!! Super cute!!

  163. Love the ice cream cone ornaments

  164. Hmm, those are all stunning but the nutcracker is my favourite n_n

  165. Love the ice cream cone ornaments!

  166. Super cute! Love the cake pop ornaments and that gum drop garland! =)

  167. I love the cupcake garland!

  168. I love them all but the cupcakes are the bestest!!

  169. I’m in love with the jumbo cake pops!

  170. I will have to pick one of the Nutcrackers. This year is my daughter’s first performance in the nutcracker. She is one of the mice! And I’d go for the punch bowl too!

  171. Adore the cake pop ornaments the most they look so inviting & decadent. I also love the ice cream cones with the sherbet colors so cute. barb g.

  172. That gumdrop garland is adorable!

  173. Oh the cake pops, fo’ sho’!!! So cute!!

  174. Cupcake snowman and the cake pops would be wonderful on our tree :) These are so adorable.

  175. love elfie holding the cupcake. Love cupcakes

  176. Everything is so cute! I collect nutcrackers so I would have to go with any of those!

  177. They are all wonderful, but if I had to choose it would be one of the nutcrackers.

  178. I love the cake pops and the ice cream cones!

  179. I WANT it all to decorate my entire house and leave it up all year! The colors and glitter are all so wonderful

  180. I would get the Gingerbread house ornaments for me and the Glitterville tin cupcake and sheet cake holder for my niece. What a wonderful place to shop! Thank you for the chance to enter.

  181. I scream for ice cream all the time even in winter!

  182. I *love* all the garlands! But the goody goody gumdrop one is my favorite!

  183. Absolutely love the cake pops, cookie pop, and candy garland!

  184. I <3 the colorful cake. All these beautiful decor will be the center of my parties. Thanks for sharing.
    Katherine Marquez…..

  185. I absolutely adore the ice cream cones! I can’t decide which is my favorite!

  186. Yum!

  187. LOVE those nutcrackers … all of them!

  188. The ice cream cones and cake pops are just adorable

  189. I absolutely love the nutcrackers and gingerbread men!

  190. I like the nutcrackers the best, but really love all of it. What fun decorations!

  191. i love the soft serve ice cream!

  192. They are ALL adorable . . . but I’d pick the candy jelly bean garland. Thank you Bakerella for all the lovely, fun posts this past year and Merry Christmas all!

  193. The gingerbread ornament!

  194. Everything is adorable … I do have a weakness for gingerbread people!

  195. I love the ice cream cones. Super cute!

  196. OMG I love them all! The Gingerbread garland would look so cute on my tree! So would the cake pops ornaments ;)

  197. I love the ice cream ornaments!!!!

  198. Love them all!!

  199. I like the snowman punch bowl.

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