torki Posted 17 May 2007 , 9:27am
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This is the first time I have made something just for a competition... from what I am told, its not a really strict competition, so I thought it would be a good one to enter!!

The subject was "Boots - yesterday, today tomorrow"

This is was my second idea....my original idea was to make three Holden car boots, a vintage model, one from today and a concept car but I couldn't find three decent pics!! icon_cry.gif .......Anyway this is what I came up with instead..... I will hopefully post a better pic when the galleries are up again icon_biggrin.gif
LL

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BarbaraK Posted 17 May 2007 , 9:31am
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OMG Trudi, those are absolutely AWESOME!!! What is it made from? They look so real, just waiting for someone to slip their feet into them. thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif

sunflowerfreak Posted 17 May 2007 , 9:39am
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WOW they are amazing. The laces look so real. What are they made of?

torki Posted 17 May 2007 , 9:42am
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thanks guys......it's all sugar paste!

MsRhonda Posted 17 May 2007 , 10:10am
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OMG, I am so impressed!! Those are absolutely the best! (I"m now bowing in admiration of you!!) Great job!

debster Posted 17 May 2007 , 10:21am
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thumbs_up.gif Looks like a winner to me.................. thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif

lynda-bob Posted 17 May 2007 , 10:28am
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icon_eek.gif First of all, let me say, "Holy Moly!" That is fantastic work thumbs_up.gif Now, let me ask if my dingy brain has this correct icon_razz.gif ? Is the fur/skin, the "yesterday"? Brilliant icon_biggrin.gif

mommalud Posted 17 May 2007 , 10:40am
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how in God's name did you do that?
i thought it was a picture of real boots and you were asking us if we thought you should use that idea to make your cake. WOW!

scgriffiths Posted 17 May 2007 , 10:56am
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It's totally amazing!!!! I can't believe how life-like it is!

Granpam Posted 17 May 2007 , 10:57am

Totally awesome work. I too thought they were real boots.

FatAndHappy Posted 17 May 2007 , 11:07am

If you don't win - I'll come and punch the judges for you! These are absolutely AMAZING! icon_smile.gif

lovely Posted 17 May 2007 , 11:11am

In total awe as I too thought it was the picture of what you wanted to do.
Outstanding... is the comp in QLD or NSW. I would love to check the competiton out for real. Your a sure winner!!!!!

Tramski Posted 17 May 2007 , 11:30am
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Originally Posted by mommalud

how in God's name did you do that?
i thought it was a picture of real boots and you were asking us if we thought you should use that idea to make your cake. WOW!




I thought the exact same thing, that is just amazing

Dixiegal01 Posted 17 May 2007 , 11:32am

Hands down you're the WINNER....I have never seen anything that looked so real, I too thought it was a pic of the boot you were going to use as your model....my gosh, you are remarkable!!! icon_surprised.gifthumbs_up.gif

Iheartcake Posted 17 May 2007 , 12:35pm

icon_eek.gif WOW.. Absolutely incredible.

MissRobin Posted 17 May 2007 , 1:41pm

OMG, I am sitting here with my mouth open, trying to decide if they are real or not, What a fantastic talent and great job.

cshelz Posted 17 May 2007 , 3:47pm

All I can say is OH MY GOSH!!!!! That is so amazing. It made me want to put the boots on. They are so real looking. How talented you are.

Momof3boys Posted 17 May 2007 , 4:25pm

Wow. I agree with everyone else. I thought it was a picture of what you were planning on doing. I keep looking at it and cannot believe they aren't real boots!!! Amazing. You should definitely win! Good Luck!

imaginecakes Posted 17 May 2007 , 5:49pm

Ok...I give up...How on EARTH do you accomplish something like that? As well as the horse in your gallery??? Ok...instructions please!! icon_eek.gif

BlairsMom Posted 17 May 2007 , 8:58pm

I said to myself those would be great as a cake, not realizing they were sugarpaste!! Wow very realistic, I think you have a wonderful chance at winning with those boots!!!

torki Posted 17 May 2007 , 9:14pm

Thanks everyone !!!

lynda-bob - you got it....the skin/fur is the yesterday!! I was going to make a closed shoebox with tissue paper and a shoe lace hanging out from the lid.... but I thought this was more fun and sort of bought the whole thin together..... and a lot easier! icon_lol.gif

MmmCakes Posted 17 May 2007 , 9:15pm

icon_surprised.gif OMG, those boots are going to help you walk right outta there with a WIN! Good job!

doescakestoo Posted 17 May 2007 , 9:28pm

I was rather hoping you lived near Tulsa, Ok. So that I could see that at the upcoming Sugar Art Show in September icon_cry.gif . So now I will just have to see your picture here and dream of doing something like that some day. Great Job!!!!

Cynda Posted 17 May 2007 , 9:42pm

icon_surprised.gif wow, I had to call a few girls here at work to come look at the computer to see what a wonderful job you have done.

superstar Posted 18 May 2007 , 1:50am

Absolutely amazing work. You're a winner for sure.

torki Posted 20 May 2007 , 11:30pm

yippee....My boots won!!!

I won a gift voucher to be spent at the cake decorating stalls..... unfortunately the winners weren't announced until the Sunday and I was there on Saturday icon_cry.gif .... Thankfully my MIL was there and picked me up some equipment I had been drooling over on the Saturday icon_lol.gif

beachcakes Posted 21 May 2007 , 12:45am

Oh
My
Gosh!!!

I am speechless!!!!

This is AMAZING!!!

BarbaraK Posted 21 May 2007 , 12:53am

Congratulations on your win Trudi. thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif Those boots are amazing. So, what did you use your voucher on?

SweetToothCreations Posted 21 May 2007 , 1:10am

amazing!!!! Your detail is awesome! great job!!!

lovely Posted 21 May 2007 , 1:11am

Congratulations The win was in the bag with those boots.

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