Bargain Sentimental

Adding a personal touch saves money, induces gratitude
Implications - With the economy remaining bleak, people are not willing to spend as much on fancy gifts; they are, however, willing to go the extra mile for something that won't cost much, but shows they care. Homemade goods, or items that show that thought has been put in, go a long way in the impact department.
SCORE: 6.1
V. Hot Top 6 Examples: 373,451 Total Clicks Mar 09 - Sep 09
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Haute Couture Cupcakes - From Chanel to Louis Vuitton, Sweet Fashion-Inspired Desserts
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 69,638 Clicks Pub: Jun 16, 09
Haute Couture Cupcakes
From Chanel to Louis Vuitton, Sweet Fashion-Inspired Desserts
Eat your favorite designer with these delectable desserts. What a treat for a true fashionista! You can choose any one from Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Christian Louboutin to Agent Provocateur and Betsey… [More]
Maternity Cakes - Pregnant Belly Baking for Your Next Baby Shower
SCORE: 6.4
V. Hot 150,049 Clicks Pub: Apr 25, 09
Maternity Cakes
Pregnant Belly Baking for Your Next Baby Shower
The idea of cutting into a cake shaped like a pregnant woman’s belly is just plain wrong, even for a fan of the Cesarean section! This collection of cakes just creeps me out. What's more, they all… [More]
'World of Warcraft' Cakes - This Cake Wrecks Collection Will Make You Say WoW
SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 54,306 Clicks Pub: Sep 6, 09
'World of Warcraft' Cakes
This Cake Wrecks Collection Will Make You Say WoW
This morning, Cake Wrecks featured an assortment of 'World of Warcraft' cakes, and they're sure to make you say WoW. (Get it?) From laptops atop stacks of 'World of Warcraft' self-help books to wood-grain… [More]
Musical Cakes - Mom Makes 'Rock Band' Birthday Cake for Gamer Son
SCORE: 6.1
Hot 14,153 Clicks Pub: Aug 25, 09
Musical Cakes
Mom Makes 'Rock Band' Birthday Cake for Gamer Son
"Rock Band" fans all over the world will appreciate this birthday cake. The cake, which is shaped like a set of "Rock Band" drums, was made by a mother for her son (who clearly spends a lot of his time… [More]
Storytelling Cupcakes - Nursery Rhyme-Themed Baked Goods Are Gorgeous Works of Edible Art
SCORE: 5.6
Hot 39,208 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 09
Storytelling Cupcakes
Nursery Rhyme-Themed Baked Goods Are Gorgeous Works of Edible Art
I have serious cupcake envy with these nursery cupcakes that were clearly made by a really talented cook. All of these cupcakes are themed on different nursery rhymes, and a quick click through the gallery… [More]
Hungry Caterpillar Cupcakes - Canadian Baker Creates Custom Dessert Delights
SCORE: 5.2
Hot 46,097 Clicks Pub: Apr 11, 09
Hungry Caterpillar Cupcakes
Canadian Baker Creates Custom Dessert Delights
After a little detective work, I learned that these caterpillar cupcakes are the work of Vancouver, BC-based Lyndsay Sung of Coco Cake Cupcakes. Cowbag, aka Cakehead Loves Evil, spotted the great caterpillar… [More]