Monday, June 18, 2012

Kindergarten Graduation Cake

 Just so you know ahead of time, this entire post is very personal and boastful. Of course it is all about my little boy so it is okay to be boastful...right? At five years old he actually designed this cake. He wanted it to have the face and name of each graduate with their real hair color and style so that they would know it was them. He also wanted crayons and a fondant graduation cap and diploma.

 And here is my handsome little guy! Such a sweetheart and oh so smart!

 He was so proud of the cake. All of his friends loved it and had a blast trying to find their little face. I placed the cake on a lazy susan so they could spin it around to find their names.
I am so happy that God blessed me with the talent to create cakes!!!

Cars 2, Polka Dot Safari, Dora, and Dr. Seuss

 Cars 2.....seemed popular this week! Two very different cakes and both so much fun! both also both have store bought cars, but everything else is completely edible.

 The tires and caution cones are all completely edible.

 Polka Dot Safari Cake!

 This is a Dora the Explorer Cake....minus the Dora which will be added by the customer. It was such a sweet cake for a precious little girl.
 Cat in the Hat!!!! The birthday boy had a few requests.....Thing 1 and 2, the cat, the fish, chocolate cake and blue on the outside. I think I got them all covered! I have been waiting for someone to allow me to use a real fish bowl on a cake. I was thrilled when my neighbor gave me free rein to make it anyway I wanted.

Soccer, Caterpilla, Dino's, Pirates, Pike's Peak, and Candyland

 The soccer ball on this cake is created of rice crispie treats. When my two year old came into the room and saw this "half ball" on top of the cake he just lost it!!! I mean kicking and screaming and crying. When I finally got him called down he asked..."Why did you cut my ball in half? Are they going to give it back to us? Can you fix it?" With that, I knew it was a job well done!  And I got a good laugh out of it!
 Is this not one of the cutest themes ever for a first birthday? It was such a great idea and a joy to create!
 Each of those little colorful balls was hand rolled....extremely time consuming but so worth the effort. I think it makes the cake!

 What a fun Dinosaur cake. It was completely the customer's idea....realistic yet whimsical. I loved it so much, I begged my two kiddos to have a dino themed such luck.

 Yo ho ho! My third and most favorite pirate ship yet! The wood details turned out perfectly. I was thrilled!

 They also ordered this precious little pirate face cake just for the birthday boy to enjoy all to himself. Such a great idea. And boy was this a party to be at. It seemed as though they were going to have a blast!
 My Pike's Peak Wedding Cake is not only my largest cake to date, but also one of my all time favorites. It was for a very wonderful family celebrating the wedding of their daughter who held the wedding ceremony in the mountains. They did such a wonderful job making the reception so perfectly rustic....made me want to renew my vows just so I could have them come decorate for me. Unfortunately the cake was so large (four layers of cake in all four tiers) that it would not fit in my car for delivery....nor could I carry it. I had to construct it on location so I was unable to capture a picture that would do all the detail justice.

 Candy Land!!!! I was finally asked to create a Candy Land cake. I loved it!!!!

What fun! People are beginning to come up with the most interesting and creative themes. I am so happy to be in this business at this time. It is such a blessing to bring these wonderful ideas to life.