A friend once told me that cupcakes are really small cakes. This is why you leave a bit of space between the top of the cake and the top of the cupcake holder. That seemingly insignificant area makes for one of the two most important elements in a cupcake: the design. If you think making a cake look as good as the ones on baking shows is hard, then try decorating a teeny tiny cake! Feeling up to the challenge? Well, go grab your spatula and piping bag! Here are 35 of the most awesome cupcake designs to get you going!