Happy Baking Everyone!
The ribbon matched the bridesmaid dresses! So cute!
Anyway, That's all for now, Happy baking!
I used edible markers and gum paste to make the cards and the poker chips, drawing out the queen was the funnest part of the cake for me! I had three decks of cards all lined up trying to decide on the most classic looking Queen. (Needless to say my M&M cards with the blue M&M wearing a crown, or the Star Wars, Princess Leia decks didn't make the cut!)
Anyway I've got a really big project coming up this week so its back to the kitchen to bake!
Happy Baking everyone!
This week I got to host a lingerie shower for my friend Alanna! The theme was pin up and the colors were light blue and red. Blue because it's one of the wedding colors, and red because most pin up pictures are wearing red!
The dessert table! (my favorite table at any party!) It was a small shower so I just made cookies, mini cupcakes and cake pops.... But I think the coke bottles were my favorite part!
For favors I went and got cute red lipstick and panties from Victoria secret! (they haves one size fits all panties.... Perfect!) I used the panties as decorations throughout the house... They almost looked like bundling when tied together! And I put the lipstick in little gift bags that matched the colors... The gift bags were lined up as the backdrop of the table.
I made mini cupcakes with buttercream frosting! I printed off the invitation on photo paper and used it as a center piece!
I also made cake pops in the coordinating blue! Super cute! I haven't made very many cake pops so please excuse the lack of stick straightness!
However, these might be my favorites! They defiantly made the table! I got the straws online at green paper co. I was super impressed with how they stayed in the cokes!
And last but not least.... The lingerie cookies! They were also favors! To make these you simply cut out heart cookies and then cut the tips off! Best boob and bum cookies and no special cutters!
To decorate the table I made tissue paper Pom poms, super cute, super fast and super cheap! I will deft be doing them again! Loved the pop of color! I also printed off some cute pin up pictures on 4x6 photo paper and then mounted them on card stock. They looked really cute hanging with the poms!
I also used the poms to decorate the chandelier at my front door!
Here are a couple more table shots! I couldn't resist!
And one more shot of the cola... Love the glass bottles they defiantly added the right element to the table! I got playing around with itch the filters in iPhoto.... Can you tell?
Hope you enjoyed this weeks post! It was a blast putting the table together and the party was a hit!
Happy wedding Alanna, and happy baking everyone!
This weeks cake is for a gentleman retiring from Air Canada!
On this cake the order-er gave me free reign, (woohoo!) it didn't need to be a big cake, just a small celebration cake over dinner, so I decided to go with a captains hat!
(I had some fun playing with the iPhoto filters on these pics.... Thoughts?)
I think it turned out pretty cute! Congratulations on your retirement!
Happy baking and Happy Easter! (I have been off sugar since feb and Sunday I get sweet treats! For my first treat on Sunday I'm thinking slutty brownies! Not very easter-y I know... But they look SO GOOD! Stay tuned for some food porn this weekend!)
This weeks cake is pretty special to me, it's an engagement cake for a good friend of mine! These love birds met a bar called 'The Billiard Club' so for an engagement cake we thought that a billiard theme cake would be perfect! chocolate gnache filling, Yum!
To make it stand my awesome guy built me a little stand! Here is the base uncovered! (Don't worry... I wrapped it in saran wrap before putting the cake on it!)
I then trimmed the cake and smothered it in bailey frosting!
The covered it in tinted marshmallow fondant! The balls are gum balls with some fondant decorations!
And Happy Baking!
Here are the things you need:
8 Ounces Semi Sweet Chocolate
2/3 Cup Cream
2 Tbsp Butter
Start with your 8 oz of chocolate....
Once the cream is heated, pour it over the chopped chocolate. Let the cream/chocolate mixture sit for one full minute.
Next add you butter and stir to combine...
Yum... licking the spoon is the best part!
Stay tuned for St. Patrick's Day cupcakes!
This weeks cake was made for a friend leaving on Mat leave... her and her hubby are big packers fans and the office wanted a baby belly cake... this was the perfect compromise!
Thanks and Happy Baking!