Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Cake Contest Coming Up!!

Last year, i entered my first EVER cake contest.  I did a little lambeth-y number that placed in the beginner's division.  This year, I have decided to try my luck again and will have to moved up to the next level, which will be intermediate.  For the past month, I have been browsing the internet and my cake library for ideas and inspiration.  I took a little of this and a little of that from 4 different pictures and added a little of my own to make it more personal.  So far, I think it is going well.  I will post the final product with the contest results when it is all over.

My cake from last year entitled "A Grandmother's Love".  I dedicated it to my Mamaw who had passed away 7 months prior to the contest.

I started off with a 10" styrofoam dummy.  I used a 12" last year and decided size wasn't necessary to produce a beautiful cake.

I've been working on this for 7 days so far, doing a little each day.  Whenever I get frustrated or tired, I put everything down and walk away.  That seems to be going better than the mad 4 day rush, which included the day we left, last year.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, Twinkie! That is looking great! It's a good thing I'm not entering buttercream this year because you would tromp all over me with your work :o) And don't be so modest about "placing"...girl, you worked hard for that blue ribbon and you earned it!


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