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. Love the gum drop garland!

  2. the cake pop ornament is so pretty! i would love to have that for my set of dessert table decorations :)

  3. The gingerbread man! My whole kitchen is decorated in gingerbread for Christmas! Very fun stuff!!

  4. Everything is adorable but my favorite is the snowman cake ornament. I am going to visit the store website!

  5. The Nutcracker ornaments are just amazing! The girl gingerbred ornament is adorable. I decorate my kitchen every year in sweet themed ornaments and I really need these beauties to add to my sweet family!

  6. I love the nutcrackers. They are so shimmery and traditional. My 6 year old would love it too!

  7. I love the ice-cream cones and the cake pops would look so adorable anywhere, all of them are supppeerr cute!!!!

  8. I love the ice cream cone ornaments.

  9. I love the Cakey place card holder!

  10. Wow, everything is just so darling!! My favorite would have to be the Cupcakes & Frosting Ornament.

  11. The gumdrop garland is adorable!! And love anything gingerbread!! What neat ideas!! =)

  12. Sooo CUTE! Love it ALL! Especially the cake on its cake stand.

  13. LOVE the ice cream ornaments!

  14. Soooo cute! Love all the ice cream stuff.

  15. I most DEFINITELY have a sweet tooth! It really depends what mood I’m in, determines what treat I like. I am not much of a cake or pie person, but I do LOVE all kinds of candy!

  16. The Gingerbreadman Nutcracker would be just perfect for my daughter’s nutcracker collection

  17. The ice cream ornaments look mighty tasty!

  18. Cake pops all the way!

  19. My whole christmas tree is sweet treats! Cupcakes,cakes,loli pops,ice cream, cookie,candies ect! I can’t stop buing them!!!

  20. I love the candy garland!

  21. Mmm, I’m really digging on those ice cream ornaments

  22. They’re all cute, but I think the Nutcrackers are my favorites.

  23. These are the cutest things I have ever seen. My favorite is the gingerbread girl and the cake pops. I love, love the punch bowl.

  24. I love the little cake with the snowman on top…to cute!

  25. Definitely the cake pops! LOVE THEM!

  26. Love the ice cream ornaments! Everything shown is darling.

  27. My favorite is the Nutcracker! I collect them for the holidays, all in a baking theme. This one would definitely fit the collection!

  28. I would love to win! These r so adorable! I would like to make a huge Christ,as tree full of her decorations from her shop!

  29. I love eating pumpkin bars and magic cookie bars!!! YUMMM

  30. I LOVE that gingerbread nutcracker. Everything is absolutely precious!! Merry Christmas to you!

  31. Cookies, cakepops, cupcakes…anything would satisfy my sweet tooth! I hope I win!!!!

  32. Any kind of cupcake topper!

  33. those ice cream cone ornaments looks delicious!!

  34. I love the little efl at the top with the candy cane. He is so adorable!

  35. ZOMG! I am in love with the Frosty cake.

  36. I love the gingerbread face!

  37. Sorry, can’t pick just one. All are Adorable! Would love to win :)

  38. Super cute

  39. Oh my gosh…they are all so cute. But I really like the ice cream cones.

  40. J’adore toutes ces décorations , c’est magnifique ! I wish I could have those christmas ornaments here in FRANCE !!
    So cute !

  41. gingerbread girl or gumdrop garland

  42. The snowman cake ornament is my favorite!

  43. I really love the cake pop ones!

  44. I need the snowman bunch bowl in crazy holiday way!!!

  45. Miss Ginger, the nutcrackers, the candy garland… It is all adorable! Thanks for sharing!

  46. I love the ice cream cones….AND of course the cake pops! ;)

  47. Well I have a problem with glass ornaments…love them, so I guess I would have to pick those adorable ice cream cones. The cake pops are a close second though !

  48. I love the ice cream cones! Ice cream is my favorite!

  49. I like the sparkly ones best…all of them!

  50. Those nutcracker men are delicious!

  51. Oh my gosh, I love everything!! I think my two favorites (I can’t pick just one!) are the cake pops and the darling little gingerbread girl.

    Thank you & Merry Christmas!

  52. OOOO and AAAAAH!! I can’t believe how cute they all are… Elves so dahlin’!! I would go for cupcake ornaments!

  53. Those ornaments are so CUTE! I’d love those cupcake ornaments for sure!!

  54. I love the gingerbread girl, I’m hoping to make some edible ones this holiday season!

  55. Sweet Elves! Eeeeek!

  56. I scream I scream we all scream for ice cream!! Love the ice cream cones. Just wish they were edible. Lol.

  57. Love the little gingerbread girl!

  58. love the gumdrop garland!

  59. What a beautiful collection of sweet ornaments. They deserve to be displayed on their own special tree — sure to put a smile on everyone’s face!

  60. The Gingerbread Girl is my favorite.

  61. So cute! I just love Christmas! Hoping to get baking this weekend!

  62. The ice cream ornaments are amazing!

  63. I love that gumdrop garland!

  64. I love the elf! Elf on a shelf magic!!

  65. I have a new tree this year and all of the ornaments would look great on it.

  66. Those sweet little runaway candy elves are adorable!

  67. I love the ice cream cone ornaments!

  68. So adoreable! That would look fantastic on my tree! Thank you for the great give-a-way!

  69. WHICH? How do I chose?! D:

    The garland is so cute, though!

  70. cute! cute! cute!

  71. I can honestly say ALL of them would satisfy my sweet tooth, but I am partial to Ole St. Nick lollipop ornament. Or anything do to with snowmen.

  72. The most gorgeous bake shop Christmas tree ornaments and garlands, love it!! I’ve never heard of her shop before, happy to have you send us in her direction. There are 3 nutcrackers and the cake plate I must have! Hubs is getting my Christmas wish list in the a.m.!

  73. The pink ice cream cones!

  74. Just luv the gingerbread girl!! ???

  75. Those cakepop ornaments are too amazing!

  76. The candy cane with the twisty wrapper’

  77. Iced Sugar Cookies are my favorite

  78. I love the little elf holding the Christmas tree cookie- so sweet!

  79. I love cupcakes and cookies!

  80. Oh, I love the gingerbread ornaments. I used to make real gingerbread for the tree, but the dogs always seemed to think they were treats for them. I’ve had a few destroyed trees!

  81. I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE the gumdrop garlands!!!!

  82. Love the gumdrop garland and snowman punch bowl. Amazing

  83. My favorites are the cake pops and ice cream cones. Though the gingerbread people are pretty adorable too. And an elf or two…

  84. I like the cupcake Nutcracker… so sweet!

  85. The cake pops are adorable!

  86. I love them all! They are so whimsical it makes me smile.

  87. I love the cake pop ornaments! Super cute!

  88. I enjoy your site!

  89. I like the Frosty Round Layer Cake Ornament
    The whimsical elfin and nutcrackers make me smile, too.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  90. cake pops please!!!! :) the macarons are also fantastic!!! :D

  91. The gumdrop garland is so yummy! I would love a Nutcracker too :)

  92. I love the snowman punch bowl! Oh my goodness!

  93. I LOVE all of it however the cake saver is adorable and anything vintage looking is fine with me!

  94. I love the ice cream cones! So adorable!

  95. I love them all but the ice cream cones look so adorable!!

  96. The tied up candy and the ginergerbread girl are way too cute!

  97. I love the nutcrackers!! My daughter would flip! :)

  98. these are soooo cute!!! Chocolate cake satisfies my sweet tooth.

  99. Cake pop’s all the way!!!

  100. I want all things nutcracker.

  101. LOVE LOVE LOVE the punch bowl – great for brightening up any party or any day!! The gumdrop garland is wonderful as well!

  102. I love the nutcrackers–ALL of them!

  103. Love them all, but the chocolate Popsicle is particularly cute!

  104. I love the Four Scoop Ice Cream Cone Ornament!

  105. Ice cream at all times of year. Chocolate of course!

  106. This stuff is so cute!

  107. I have a cupcake decorated tree in my dining room these cake pops would look adorable on!! I’m also in love with the ice cream ornaments, this is seriously too cute!

  108. The ice cream ornaments are adorbs!!

  109. The cake pop ornaments are clearly the best, but that cute little snowman cake is a close second!

  110. It has to be either one of the nutcrackers or an ice-cream cone, they both look so good!!

  111. The cake pops are my favorite and look so cute and delicious!!!

  112. They are ALL so adorable!! I LOVE the gingerbread girl and the gingerbread cookie ornament! Too many cute choices!!

  113. Oh me oh my! I love the ice cream cone ornaments. Sweet in every way!

  114. They’re all so cute! But my favorite would have to be the strawberry swirl ice cream cone! :)

  115. So very glad you introduced Tinsel & Twirl. I’m head over heels over the macaroon ornaments and the sugar cone ice cream cone; well okay and each and every one of their Elf ornaments too. Simply irresistible!

  116. The elf with the lollipop.

  117. That little gingerbread girl with the pink bow in her hair is too cute! Thanks for your Christmas Spirit, Bakerella!!

  118. I really like the nutcrackers they are so cute and yet elegant standing at attention like they do.

  119. absolutely cute!!!!

  120. The cake with the snowman on top is my favorite!

  121. Strawberry cheesecake

  122. Love the cupcake Nutcracker :)

  123. Love the snowman cake ornaments!!

  124. Ice cream or chocolate chip cookies. YUM

  125. I think it’s all really cute! How can I pick just one!

  126. I love the nutcrackers! They’re too cute, but the cakepop ornaments are a close second

  127. I love the nutcracker soldier with a cupcake on his head! :)

  128. I adore the ice cream cone ornaments!

  129. The gingerbread woman is the best!

  130. I love the nutcracker.

  131. I love the sweet gingerbread lady!

  132. the candy garland looks so real

  133. I really love the cake pops…but I absolutely adore the candy garland!

  134. They are ALL SO CUTE! But I will have to choose the cake pops! They’re SUPER adorable! :)

  135. Love the cake pops!! So cute!!!

  136. That baker Nutcracker is to die for!

  137. I love the gumdrop garland! I don’t even like gum drops (!) but it’s just SO darn cute!. Also, the little Ms. Gingerbread makes my heart melt.

  138. I love the ice cream cones!!!

  139. The ice cream cones are PERFECT!!

  140. My favorites are the cake pops, punch bowl and the nut crackers! They all look delicious!

  141. I love the ice cream cones!!

  142. Cake pops!!!! :)

  143. all Tinsel and Twirl ornaments would set me off to start thinking sweet tooth–adorable

  144. I love them all! They would make a wonderful candy/ sweet themed tree! If I had to pick a favorite, Sir Cup Cake, the Nutcracker is my absolute favorite!

  145. The cupcake nutcracker is a MUST in our home!

  146. I so wish the site would ship internationally! I’m absolutely in love with all the ornaments! Anddd there’s no where in Australia that sells them :(

  147. These are so cute and pretty, I like the ice cream cones!

  148. The gumdrop garland is adorable!

  149. I absolutely love the gingerbread girl! So adorable!!

  150. I love the ice cream ornaments!

  151. I love your cake pop ornaments and the gum drop garland is really cute too! Thanks!

  152. I love the ice cream sparkly and pretty.

  153. I’m between the ice cream ornaments and the gingerbread gal, of course the cake pops are lovely too.

  154. I love the ice cream cones! :)

  155. I would love any of those decorations!!! But the nutcrackers are amazing!!!! Love them!

  156. I love the elves! My grandmother gave me a bunch of elves like them that are vintage, so it’d be great to add to the collection!

  157. I love the nutcrackers and the ornaments!

  158. I love the nutcracker!! So cute!

  159. All of the are nice, but the ice cream cones really SCREAM out to me.

  160. I love cheesecake :) ?

  161. Cake pop decoration

  162. Those little elves have the cutest expressions…love all the decorations! Merry Christmas!

  163. Everything is adorable, but I like the ice cream the best.

  164. I love these ornaments. I am definitely going back to this site and get some ornaments for next year. I love the bon bon candy garland and the gingerbread people. My favorite ornament might be the Frosted Gumball Pink Cupcake Tree Ornament. Ask me again in five minutes and I might change my mind–these are adorable ornaments.

  165. Those French Macarons would look great on my tree.

  166. I LOVE the gingerbread man cake pop! 6 days before Christmas in 2000 I lost a cousin who was like my little brother to an incurable heart disease no one has ever had in the entire world. His nickname was Cookie Boy because he smelled like homemade chocolate chip cookies when he was born. We remember him in our family with gingerbread men.

  167. Any sweet is neat and a treat
    Be it edible or on your site.
    I am hoping I win – ANYTHING
    with all my Christmas might!

    I just had one of those Andes mint cookies, where you unwrap the Andes mint, cover it with cookie dough and bake – drizzle w/ chocolate when cooled…when you bite into the cookie there’s this surprise mint – oh, they were delightful!

  168. I love the cake pops!!

  169. Those are adorable!

  170. The ice cream cone ornaments are adorable!

  171. The Cake pops have to be my absolute favorite!!! Thanks for sharing :)

  172. I love the gingerbread girl!

  173. I love the nutcrackers…and just FYI I started decorating one of my rooms in a candyland theme after reading a few years back when you posted pictures of that party!!!

  174. I like the little lollipop ^^

  175. Oooh, I love the ice cream cones! Cute stuff.

  176. Would love the jumbo cake pops – but I’m in Canada

  177. I love them all, but i think the cake pop ornaments are just amazing!

  178. That handsome Sir Gingerbread.

  179. Cake pops and ice cream cones! Super cute!,

  180. Sugar drops garland!!! <3

  181. I think my daughter will love the ice cream cone ornaments!!

  182. I love the nutcrackers! So pretty!

  183. I love the striped candy! It’s super sweet! ;-)

  184. My granddaughter just finished playing a gingersnap in the Nutcracker so I love all the cute nutcrackers as well as the gingerbread girl!

  185. LOVE the gingerbread girl :) soooo sweet !

  186. I love the cake pops!!

  187. These would be so cute on a kitchen tree.

  188. I love the snowman on the cake!!

  189. I love the nut crackers. Such a different twist on them.

  190. They are all so cute! I love the gingerbread lollipop ornament! Who am I kidding? I love them all!

  191. The Cupcake Snowman and the jumbo cake pops are awesome

  192. Well I just love the Candy Pillows, Gumballs & Marshmallow garland and also the Goody Goody Gumdrop Garland – reminds me of a candy theme Christmas tree I decorated as a child.

    Thanks for this giveaway….

  193. these are all so cute. But I love,love,love the gingerbread Nutcracker!

  194. The gingerbread girl

  195. That gingerbread girl is adorable, but oddly enough, I hate gingerbread!

  196. I like the ice cream cone ornaments…and I LOVE cupcakes ones, too!!!

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