Ribbons, and Bows, and Doughnuts

Toasted Coconut ribbon stack Haute Stacker Doughnut Dunkin Donuts Cake

I may not be the first one to ever tie a bow around a doughnut, but I can promise you, I won't be the last.This is literally the easiest way to dress up a doughnut EVER!  If you can tie your shoes, you can pull off this look!  The hardest part is deciding which ribbon to use.  I chose a 3/8" black satin ribbon for a few reason... 1. I LOVE black...I love all neutrals actually, but black is so classy; 2. I love the contrast of a shiny, fancy bow with the rough and rustic look of Dunkin Donuts' toasted coconut doughnuts; 3. Satin ribbon is perfect for bow-tying.  Once pulled taught, the bow will stay put and won't work it's way loose.  Some ribbons (like grosgrain for example) are just too bulky to make a nice knot.  Organza is another nice ribbon that makes pretty bows.

Toasted Coconut ribbon stack Haute Stacker Doughnut Dunkin Donuts Cake

Once you've decided on your ribbon, it's simply a matter of tying your bows around each doughnut, placing the doughnuts on the stacker plates, and finally sliding the stacker plates on the stainless steal post.

I chose to line the bows up, but you could certainly create a random look or a swirvy look, by adjusting the stacker plates. 

Toasted Coconut ribbon stack Haute Stacker Doughnut Dunkin Donuts Cake Toasted Coconut ribbon stack Haute Stacker Doughnut Dunkin Donuts Cake Toasted Coconut ribbon stack Haute Stacker Doughnut Dunkin Donuts Cake

And, that's it...all done! Set your Haute Stacker on a pedestal of your choice, or leave it flat on a table...soooo many options!  I set mine on this pretty, chrome candle holder I picked up at Hobby Lobby for $5 I think.

 Toasted Coconut ribbon stack Haute Stacker Doughnut Dunkin Donuts Cake

So, the next time you're in charge of breakfast for the office consider bringing doughnuts with bows...you could probably even attach bells and whistles to be cliche ;).

As I'm writing this...I just thought of a fun idea!  You could include a little message tags on each doughnut tied with the ribbon.  The message could be a scripture or proverb or encouraging word...even bride and groom's names...the ideas are endless!  I love this idea...I'm definitely going to create another Haute Stacker with messages to show you!

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~ Melissa


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