Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Here's a Cake, There's a Cake, Everywhere's a Cake!

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Oh, how I love to decorate cakes!!

           Check out my latest creations....

Graduation Cake for a family friend!

Baby Shower Cake for a High School Friends Sister

Fireman Cake for a High School Friend's Son!


I have been very busy and have a lot of great things to post!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Sweet Friday. Vans Shoe Cake

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Sweet Friday
Vans Inspired Shoe Cake
by Raychel Kennedy


This cake was for my nephew's baby shower a few weeks ago.

I wanted to make something simple and sweet but with style. My sister-in-law always buys Vans Shoes for the kids, so I had to make the new baby his very own Vans.


Just for you Logan James Caudill. I can not wait to meet you! Aunt Shelly LOVES you to death already :D



Around the cake I put everything special a bout a baby. I put the words Giggles, Baby!, Love, Happiness, Joy, Pride, Kisses, and Hugs.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Etsy Tuesday: Blog Hop

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Etsy Tuesday


Super cute items including Camera Straps (I want one of these :D), Tool Belts, Skirts, & Pillow Case Dresses.

Are you an Etsy Shop owner??
JOIN OUR BLOG HOP!

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Peacock Inspired Tutu Dress

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Tutu Fairy

Peacock Inspired

Detachable bow.

Satin wrapped top with braided sash.

My new fav!


Friday, June 4, 2010

Winner for the Dr. Brown's Bottles & Dishwasher Basket

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I used Random.org and the winner is...

#4
jennjp0518 said...
my email is jenn14_85(at)yahoo(dot)com
I also follow Dr. Browns FB page!

I will send you an email and if I do not hear from you within 48 hours we will Random.org another winner.

Hey does anyone know how to copy the Random.org box and place it in a post? I can figure it out, but I've seen many blogs do it.

Congratulations and thank you for following Dr. Brown's Facebook and my little blog :D

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Sweet Friday. High Heel Rose Cake

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Sweet Friday
High Heel Rose Cake
By Raychel Kennedy

This cake was made for a birthday lady and it's simple but sweet.

I love how the open toe high heel shoe came out. The high heel was 2 inches tall. I would have made it higher, but I made the heel last minute and didn't want to risk it.

The hearts was made from my Cricut Cake Machine and the roses I made from fondant and gumpaste.

This was the frist time I EVER made roses and I am soooo happy with them. I made them by hand with no tools. Just my fingers and a ball of fondant/gumpaste.

One day they will be better, but I think they are pretty cute for the first time.

Hope you have a Sweet Friday!

What are your plans this weekend?

I am working on a babyshower cake for a boy. They said to do whatever I wanted, but do not use any blues. Do you have any advice or tips I could do?

Dr. Brown's Giveaway

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Do not forget to enter the Dr. Brown's Giveaway!! Ends tonight in less than 3 hours.

Ends at 11:59pm Central

Click Here to enter

Guest Blog, Giovanna from Giovanna's Cakes

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Hello everyone. 
I am Giovanna from Giovanna's cakes and at Raychel's request I am here as a guest blogger.
She has asked me to do a tutorial for you, her readers, and since my daughter's birthday is coming up I decided to show you how to make a candy topiary. Mine is going to go on a candy/sweets table that I'll be setting up for her party, but you can use it as a table centerpiece as well. 
 
 
This is what you need:

candy, toothpicks, floral cone shaped sponge, aluminum foil, vase

You start by covering up your sponge cone with aluminum foil. 
This way the candy does not get contaminated and can be safely eaten by the kids.

Next you push a toothpick into your candy

and then you press them into your cone starting at the bottom.

And you keep adding till you climb your way up to the top:)

finished product! I chose to work with two colors but you can do what ever you please. Have fun making them. They are really easy to make.
I hope you enjoyed my photo tutorial.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Creative Father's Day Cards

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Your Creative Way
Martha Stewart
Cuff Link Card

This is so adorable!! It really makes me wish my father wore a cuff link or button down shirt and tie to work :D


Shirt Card

Learn how to make it here

Thank you Martha Stewart for always giving us inspiration :D
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