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Saturday, March 7, 2009

Show & Tell ~ Birthday Cake

This is what I worked on all day today.

Frosting...

Okay, if I'm being honest, I started Friday night by baking all the layers. Not to mention the practice cake I did last Sunday.

My little girl turned 5 today. Wow. How I have a 5 year old is beyond me!?!

Icings

The theme for her party tomorrow is Ariel ~ Under the Sea. Did you know that no commercial bakery does Little Mer.maid anymore? The only princesses to chose are the big three...you know, Cinde.rella, Bel.le, and Sle.eping Beau.ty. And Miss O. was having none of that, it HAD to be Ari.el. No excuses.

So, I set out to make my own cake. Here's what two days of work looks like...

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I have a candle in the shape of her favorite princess to place on the top, and need to put a few more sea creatures here and there.

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See what the rest of the class is showing HERE.

27 comments:

  1. that is awesome. I hired a friend to make my sons bday cake for next week- cookie monster.
    You live too far away otherwise Id be asking you
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  2. Wow that is awesome, you should be proud of yourself!!!

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  3. That is an awesome cake. I bet everyone will be impressed. Your writing is perfect, I could never get mine to look like that.

    Happy 5th Birthday Olivia!

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  4. That is so beautiful!

    When I saw the first photo I was ready to find something nice to say ("looks tasty" perhaps)... good trickery.

    Happy Birthday, O!

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  5. WOW! I love it... you are a talented mommy. You are right, we have so much in common. Consider me your newest cheerleader. I am wishing you the best and catching up on your journey.

    HUGS!
    Carrie

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  6. That is one awesome cake! Wonder why the selective princess-ing?!

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  7. Beautiful work! You could work for Duff on Ace of Cakes. Happy birthday to your daughter!

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  8. That is a truly amazing creation! What talent! Cake decorating is somehting I really want to learn.

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  9. Oh my gosh. I am amazed. And HUNGRY! That looks good enough to eat :-)

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  10. Wow! That is great!!!!

    I bet Olivia is thrilled that her mamma made such an awesome cake!

    I've been spending inordinate amounts of time lately perusing this site (Cake Wrecks). She posts pictures of cakes that professional cake decorators have done that are totally, completely effed up. Anyway, my point is that after looking at that site, and then seeing your (non-pro) cake? Well, I'm impressed with you. Seriously. This is totally awesome.

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  11. Kate, I'm obsessed with Cake Wrecks, too! I can't believe some of the wreckage that is called professional.

    I'm totally self taught...always wanted to take a decorating class. Maybe I can convince M. to give me a class as a gift for my bday?

    Thank you all for your kind comments :)

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  12. WOW. That is beautiful!! Absolutely amazing.

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  13. I love it!!!!!! I'm so very jealous of your abilities!!!!

    Happy Bday to your daughter!!!

    Eve

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  14. That is the coolest little girl cake I have ever seen! Happy Birthday to your daughter! :)

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  15. OMG! That's fantastic. I loved the pic to of all the bowls of frosting. I love frosting.

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  16. WOW! That's a beautiful cake, GREAT job! Miss O is going to be a very lucky little girl. Happy birthday Miss O!

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  17. What a lucky little girl! The cake looks amazing. Now. . . how are you going to top that next year?

    :-)

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  18. Oh my gosh, that cake looks amazing!!! YUMMY! Good thing it's dinner time or I'd be in trouble...

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  19. Wow...that is one incredible cake!

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  20. Would you be shipping any of the leftovers?

    It is truly beautiful....and looks well...drools...yum! And now I really have to go find some ruse to make you send it to me.

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  21. Um, how unbelievable is that cake!!! Just awesome! It is so MUCH BETTER than any bakery could have ever done, WOW!

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  22. OMG! That cake is amazing, what I great mommy!

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  23. That cake is AMAZING!!!! Way to go!

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  24. How beautiful! That is one amazing cake - I am awed by your talents! Miss O will love it!!

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  25. I happened on your blog from another RPL blogger friend. I find it quite interesting that we both have daughters named Olivia, and that they're birthdays are rather close. (My Olivia just turned four on March 8)

    Anyway, fabulous cake! It looks delicious!

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