Monthly Archives: April 2010

Faces


We had a team meeting at work and I decided to make cake with faces-afterall it’s all about people. So to celebrate I made 30 faces in the brand colours. It certainly was interesting seeing people select their cake! Behind the faces was carrot cake with cream cheese icing.

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14th birthday party training event

A contact through Brentwood School asked me to host her daughter’s 14th birthday party at her house. I haven’t done one of these parties before so thought it would be a great opportunity!

I made the birthday girl some cupcakes of her own and also as a demonstration tool.  Once again the winning cupcake was given a little prize, this time a swirly looking cat!

I think the girls enjoyed it, it’s difficult to tell….

90th birthday cake – gardening theme

Phil’s grandad turned 90 in January but he wasn’t well enough to celebrate his birthday so it was postponed until April.  So we all went over to a pub in Essex to celebrate.  Irene made a fruit cake for me to decorate and we agreed on his love of gardening and growing vegetables.  He’s also got a little pond in his garden, although perhaps this one is a bit too like a mini swimming pool.

One day I might learn about scale but for now I’ll keep making giant vegetables and ladybirds!

I also have to pay tribute to Jo at Icing on the cake for giving me lots of inspiration and ideas for this cake!

Baby shower cupcakes

A friend from work who has left to go on maternity leave got a selection of cupcakes in the logo colours! Lemon cake with lemon buttercream

A few hand made teddies and cut out shapes in baby motifs.

I didn’t notice but when the cutter of the baby came out it looks just like the fairy liquid baby!