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Topic: Dr.Seuss Cake with Horton and Friends! +fondant "refreshing" tut  (Read 8125 times)
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BoomerBile
« on: September 11, 2011 09:41:06 PM »

Another cake from MsKatie and myself, and our BIGGEST yet.


It is a 3 tier funfetti and chocolate cake for our cousin's baby shower (which was a great success).
She doesn't want to know if it is a boy or girl, so we stuck to something all kids love....Dr.Seuss!
Each layer was to celebrate her favorite books as a kid,
Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, The Cat in the Hat, and Horton hears a Who




below are some progress shots



Enjoy! Cheesy

Lower on the page is a small illustration of my fondant "refreshing" technique  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2011 09:52:32 PM »

It is super colorful and fun, I love how you incorporated several different books all into one yummy cake.. it turned out great!!
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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2011 10:12:21 PM »

omg best cake!!! Smiley sooo cool!
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2011 05:18:52 AM »

LOVE THIS!!! It is just wonderful.  I only wish I could be so creative.

How do you keep your fondant fresh as you create the pieces? Mine always looks dried out.
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« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2011 06:20:57 AM »

Wow, what a fantastic cake!  I especially like Horton.
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« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2011 08:09:14 PM »

How do you keep your fondant fresh as you create the pieces? Mine always looks dried out.

If I need to go back and fix/adjust a piece and the outside has started to "crust", I do a folding technique.
I'll draw up a quick diagram Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2011 09:05:40 PM »


I also keep my colors in large wrapped spheres and break away pieces as needed.

Hope it helps Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2011 09:29:44 PM »

Thanks for the info. I can't get over how great this cake is.
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« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2011 10:04:34 PM »

You're welcome Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2011 06:39:09 PM »

This right here is what I want to learn how to do.  It's gorgeous, and looks like a lot of work went into it.
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« Reply #10 on: October 26, 2011 07:00:16 AM »

This is incredible! The figures are so well done. I really love the cat's hat!
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« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2011 07:03:29 AM »

Wow, very nice. I'm sure the kids will like this cake of yours. Very artistic and I like the colors used. Nice work.
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« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2012 11:39:25 AM »

Congrats!!

You're a Craftster Best of 2011 Winner!

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« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2012 05:12:00 PM »

Extremely awesome. Nice work!
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« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2012 03:26:19 PM »

 Shocked  
Vastly late on this, but WOW!
I had no idea I was a 2011 winner.
Was on a crafting hiatus for the first half of the year.
Thanks guys Cheesy
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