White and Silver 25 year Anniversary Cake!

Hello all! I have been MIA, lots going on! But! I have been making cakes, just slacking on the posting of them ūüôā

I made a cake for my friends parents surprise 25th year anniversary! She wanted it to be all silver and white, which is so classy looking and I loved the idea. All of the silver was sprayed with my Duff airbrush machine in metallic silver.


A nice big 25 right in front to remind everyone of their 25 years of marriage!


I’ve never made a bow like this, but decided to give it a shot since Jasmin really liked it and it came out just like I had hoped!

You basically just cut strips of fondant, fold them in half, dab water on the end to keep them together, cut the end into a V, then place them on their sides to dry overnight. I sprayed them the following day, and assembled them using just water. Most tutorials used frosting to keep it all together but I didn’t like how visible it was. Water did fine.


I am truly obsessed with my pearl bead mold. It makes them all so perfect!!! I use it ALOT now.



I’m so glad I got my camera working again for this cake! It was the biggest cake I have done in a while since the Barbie cake (http://wp.me/p3N0qO-A6 click there to see that one, its still my favorite)


Ta-Da! Hope everyone likes it, and I hope to be blogging more!



This Little Piggy Went to a Party!

Good morning everyone! Today is Saturday and unfortunately its raining and really gross outside ūüė¶ perfect day to write a blog post! This weekend I only had one cake order, from a friend named Val, who I have done¬†at least 8¬†cakes for now! She is one loyal customer! ūüôā

She requested a Pig Cake, just like one I have made in the past for someone! She said her boyfriends daughter Ariana saw the Pig Cake and loved it… so the Pig Cake it is!

Here are the ones I made in the past for Jamie for her son Dom’s 3rd birthday around April or May of this year. It was farm themed! How cute is that? I love cool themes for children’s¬†birthdays! She wanted a pig cake (6″), and a cow cake (10″) and 24 green frosted cupcakes! Here’s how it turned out:


I LOVED the cow bell! Its sprayed with the Wilton Color Mist in Silver!


Here’s how she set it up at the party! She bought cute little farm animal cupcake toppers!


All I had to do for¬†the cake this weekend¬†one was make one 10″ pig cake!

Everyone always asks, “How do you make cakes?!” well here is a step by step photo gallery of how I put this cake together!

On Thursday  I made the fondant decorations for the top of the cake:

First I made the snout. I use my Duff Tools to do things like the nose holes!



These tools were like $24.99 at Michaels, but I’m pretty sure I got them for around $17.99. ¬†I love them, I use them all the time. If I’m making anything involving fondant, these are on deck.


Here¬†are all the tools I used for this cake, very simple! I’m afraid this might look SO simple that everyone’s going to start making cakes themselves and putting me to shame.

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 For the eyes, I decided to reverse the colors from the cake I did before. Instead of white on black I did black on white. I cut out anything that is circular with the ends of pastry bag tips. They do the job perfectly.

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Then we start to build the cake! I frosted it, covered it in fondant, and began adding all the details.





And VOILA you have a pig!


For the ears, just bend the tips to make them flare up on the sides. Fondant holds pretty well when its rolled out thin and shaped!



I added “Happy Birthday Ariana!” along the outside of the cake in a hot pink fondant and also used that hot pink fondant for the boarder!


And there you have it, a cutesy pig cake!


This Little Piggy Went to a Party at 10am this morning!

Happy Birthday to Ariana!


Happy 6th Birthday to my little Benny!


I can’t believe he’s 6! I remember when we got him and he looked like a little snowball! So small, white, and fluffy!