Attention!

Attention!
I am fully booked for the month of November and taking a "Crate Break"... Ops! "Cake Break" in December! Closed for the year! Open for commissions for 2016.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Dumbo With His "Gravity Defying Ears" Is The Star Of The Circus!

This circus cake featuring “Dumbo the Flying Elephant and His Friends” sugar art figurines was commissioned by Jeanie for her son Micah’s first birthday celebration in February. Jeanie gave me full reign over the design and so I set off to create a cake that will be the highlight of the occasion.

This was the most challenging 3D sugar art figurine that I have attempted so far… Dumbo standing on his hind legs, balancing on a ball and with his gravity defying ears stretching out horizontally, as if he is going to take flight any second. Also in the act are two of Dumbo’s flying buddies balancing on balls, the cigar smoking “Jim Crow” and his soul brother, “Straw Hat Crow”. Not to be missed is Dumbo’s best friend “Timothy Mouse” holding out a circus themed plaque with the birthday boy’s name on it.

To give the cake a vintage feel, I painted the scrolls on Micah’s name plaque and the tip of the circus flag pole with edible 24K gold.

"Dumbo is the star of the circus" cake!
Sweet Dumbo with his gravity defying ears!
3D sugar art figurine.


Dumbo Up, up and away! Micah's first birthday cake!


Timothy Mouse showing off Micah's vintage circus themed name plaque!
2D sugar art figurine and fondant plaque hand painted with edible 24K gold.


Jim Crow, Dumbo's cigar smoking flying buddy!
3D sugar art figurine.


Dumbo circus cake... view from the side!
Dumbo from the back... sneak peek pic!
Made it to Number 1 at CakesDecor.com on March 22, 2013!


 Dumbo Circus cake made it to the Daily Top 3 cakes at CakesDecor.com 
http://cakesdecor.com/cakes/54309

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Princess Aurora... The Sleeping Beauty Awakens!

This princess doll cake was commissioned by Diana for her daughter Calleigh's 7th birthday. Her head and upper body is entirely hand modeled from gumpaste (edible) whereas her skirt is fondant iced cake. She comes complete with gold tiara, golden blond hair, gold choker, butterfly fluttering in the palm of her hands and hand painted roses on her underskirt. I referred to pics of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty whilst working on her face and hair in order to make her resemble the real character. 

Princess Aurora... The Sleeping Beauty!
3D sugar art figurine and doll cake.


Up close with Princess Aurora!
3D sugar art figurine.
Butterly in the palm of her hands!
3D "Princess Aurora" sugar art figurine.
Hand painted roses!


A princess cake for Calleigh's birthday!
Made it to Number 2 at CakesDecor.com on March 19, 2013!


Princess Aurora  made it to the Daily Top 3 at CakesDecor.com on March 19, 2013! 
http://cakesdecor.com/cakes/53758 

Monday, March 18, 2013

Boing! Boing! Tigger Bounce!

Commissioned by Dorothy for her son Shane's first birthday is this Tigger cake featuring a 3D “Baby Tigger” sugar art figurine. I wanted this Tigger figurine to be unique for this cake so I challenged myself to make him appear to be bouncing (standing) on his tail, with his legs up. To complement the scene, I also made a 3D sugar tree topper with branches of royal icing piped leaves and Tigger’s favorite rubber tube swing hanging on one of the branches.

Boing! Boing Tigger Bounce!
3D sugar art figurine.
Baby Tigger's bottom up! 
3D sugar art figurine.
Tree with Tigger's favorite tube swing!
3D sugar art topper.


Shane's first birthday cake... Tigger Bounce!


Baby Tigger closeup!
3D sugar art figurine.
"Tigger Bounce" made it to Number 1 at CakesDecor.com on March 15, 2013! 
Tigger Bounce cake made it to the Daily Top 3 cakes at CakesDecor.com on March 15, 2013!
http://cakesdecor.com/cakes/52989
 

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

"Cars" Lightning McQueen!

Commissioned by Moreen for her two year old son Ayden's "Cars" birthday bash at Hyatt Saujana, this "Cars" themed cake features a 3D sugar art figurine of Lightning McQueen with hand painted details. To compliment the cake, there were also "Cars" themed cupcakes with road signs, checkers and sugar art faces of Lightning McQueen's friends.


Ayden's "Cars Lightning McQueen" cake and "Cars" theme cupcakes!
"Cars" theme cupcakes featuring Lightning McQueen's friends! Can you name them?


Ayden's birthday cake with "Ayden is 2" cake bunting and fondant scenic drive decorations around the sides!
Lightning McQueen at the "Ayden Is 2" finishing line!
3D sugar art figurine and fondant cake bunting.
Lightning McQueen, the star of "Cars" & "Cars 2" movies!
3D sugar art figurine with hand painted details.
 
On cloud nine after winning the race?
3D "Lightning McQueen" sugar art figurine.
The scenic drive at the sides!
Fondant puffy clouds, canyons, cactuses and road signs.
 
Sneak peek Lightning McQueen!
3D sugar art figurine with hand painted details.
"Cars" Lightning McQueen cake made it to the daily top 15 at CakesDecor.com on March 9, 2013.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Gummy Bear 'Gangnam Style' Cake!

This Gummy Bear cake is the second of two 'Gangnam Style' cakes commissioned by Rachel for the joint birthday celebration for her dad and her baby boy. For Dad, it was the PSY 'Gangnam Style' cake in black, blue and silver. For little Jace who turns one, it is this fun and colorful cake, featuring a 3D sugar art figurine of Jace's favorite Gummy Bear in the "Gangnam Style' dance pose.


Click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHIaeHAcE_A&feature=youtu.be to play the video of Gummy Bear performing the "Gangnam Style' dance. Enjoy!

Gummy Bear 'Gangnam Style' cake!


Gummy Bear in the groove with his signature orange underwear and running shoes!!
3D sugar art figurine.
Closeup of Gummy Bear!
3D sugar art figurine.
Visual of Gummy Bear 'Gangnam' Style'!