Thursday, April 18, 2013

"Oh Boy" baby shower cake

 This cake is for a teacher at the Intermediate School.  Some of the girls from church are having a surprise shower for her after school. 

The baby is made out of gum paste with a 1st impressions mold and the little shoes are gum paste too.  They are actually pretty easy to make.  If you ever need to know how to make them has a very simple printable pattern.  I'm so glad that so many talented people have put free patterns on the web for beginners like me.  For the Oh Boy lettering I busted out my cricut cake machine.  I am still getting used to using it.  I don't like it as much as I thought I would.  As you can see it made my letters a bit rough around the edges.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Strawberry Shortcake Cake

 My very favorite cakes to make are the cakes that I make for my kids!  Aubrey is turning 6 and she wanted a Strawberry Shortcake reading a book in the grass cake.  I usually don't let the kids help with cakes because they are being sold but because this was her cake I let her help.  She was so excited!  Aubrey put all the little indents on the strawberries and painted the inside of the flowers then she made the little kitty, Custard, for the top.  She was so proud of her work!  We may just have another cake decorator in the family!