cupcake stand - @Sharon Fabyanic and @Kathy Patton - Another fun option might be to line the cupcakes up so that it looks like a long train with a Thomas pulling them all. :)
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Octopus Cake & other creature cupcakes
Twizzler Firecracker Cupcakes. So fun for a July 4th party! Perfect edible craft to make with the kids.