I molded both birds and piped every single feather!!!
My signature cushioned lattice.
Gumpaste halo I saw in a magazine.
I had to make some mistletoe to fill in the poinsettias.
I laminated some shiny poster board for my base and already had the ribbon.
These things were DIFFICULT!!!! I've practiced before but never with a #1 tip!!!!
I made the holly and my darling hubby made the berries.
I wanted to use roses and the pine needles I made but had to change plans.
And here it is...Taaaa Daaaa!!!!
Wish me LUCK!! I'll post more when we get back from the contest.
I wanted to paint gold detail on the swirls but I ran out of time.
No sense in stressing myself out when my cake already looks fine as it is.