Thursday, 24 June 2010

Cake Decorating - And A New Venture!!

Hi Everyone,

This week I have been decorating a cake for a friend I havn't seen since school. We met on a social network site and she asked me to make a cake for her partners birthday. He likes to play the guitar and his favourite artist is Neil Young. She said it is a surprise from her and her daughters! I delivered the cake today... It was nice to see her after all this time.

Here is what I came up with..
The cake is a sponge cake with butter-cream and strawberry jam... 8 inch round

I do enjoy getting the opportunity to try new cake toppers in sugar. The guitar was a fun challenge. How to do the strings??? He plays an eight string guitar... I new I wasn't fitting eight strings on, but not to worry they got there in one piece! Something I was worried about with such fine icing..Phew !! ha,ha
My friend told me one of Neil Young's well known songs is 'Harvest Moon'.. I thought music sheets with the album logo and music notes would be a good idea. The logo and music is hand painted (with a new fine paintbrush which is now my favourite thing!)
I finished the cake off with a few quirky music notes on the side.... I was working at 11.00pm at night doing the last touches... so its a good thing I had planned quirky twisty music than straight lines! ;)

NEWSFLASH... Coming Soon

I do enjoy making cake toppers in sugar, where people can keep them for a while which many people do... Although I always thought it a shame they eventually have to be eaten... and a lot of people have mentioned they would like the topper to keep forever.

SO I have been working with a new media POLYMER CLAY . Now I can create Cake Toppers for people to keep. At the moment this is in the early stages but this is something I am hoping to develop and offer for sale here on the blog or Etsy.

Where I can create Cake Toppers for sale and provide requests. This is an exciting new venture for me and I will keep you updated!

See you again soon

Priscilla x


ohiofarmgirl said...

That cake is so do an amazing job!!! Blessings, Dianntha

Vintage Amethyst said...

That cake is amazing! You really are so talented.
Oh what a good idea about the cake toppers, I used to craft in polymer clay about 10 years ago now (*eek*) & always loved using it.
Have a lovely weekend

Florence and Mary said...

WOW what a cake

Victoria xx

Linda said...

Amazing! What a wonderful cake, you are so creative and your cake topper venture sounds exciting...looking forward to hearing more...hugs, Linda

Laura said...

You are very talented!

Wild Rose said...

This cake looks fabulous. I wish that I could do such perfect icing.

Good luck with your cake toppers. I think that they are a great idea. I still have the bride and groom from our wedding cake and have them displayed at home. They make me smile whenever I see them.

Marie x

Lori said...

Fabulous cake! So lovely to meet you! Lori

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