Which Cake Looks Better, I'm Second Guessing Myself!

Decorating By KHalstead Updated 20 Mar 2008 , 3:13pm by butterflywings

KHalstead Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 8:56pm
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The request was for a cake with a squirrel eating corn on the cob...for a lady that loves to watch squirrels eat corn in her backyard! I put the vines around with the leaves and thought it looked weird so I scraped it all off and painted on the tree trunks and limbs...but now I'm wondering if it's too dark. Which one do you like better????
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23 replies
TheCakerator Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:01pm
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I think the second one with the tree trunks looks better. The squirrel really stands out on it! It looks very very good!

awolf24 Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:03pm
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They are both cute but the second just kind of "pops" - I really like it! Love the trees and leaves!

Devo Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:03pm
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I like the tree limbs... makes a more complete scene. The color isn't off putting to me because it just adds depth to the design, and showcases your skills.
Great piping! thumbs_up.gif

Devo Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:03pm
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duplicate oops

bellatrixothersis Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:03pm
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The second one! The squirrel really pops...I don't think it's too dark.

ssunshine564 Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:09pm
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I like the second one the best.

sbachorosk Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:09pm
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I love the second one. I think it looks great!

KHalstead Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:10pm
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wheewwww........thanks so much........that's how I delivered it just now but I looked at the photo and thought " it looks so dark and dreary" ok...glad you guys agree with me then...........I guess scraping off the leaves was the best move then lol

apclassicwed Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:11pm
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My vote's for the second one! It looks wonderful

jenncowin Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:16pm
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I have to go with the consensus on this one. I like the second one, it looks more finsihed. I'm sure they loved it!

tony_sopranos_ebony_girl Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:16pm
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Oh the second one by far !!! Gorgeous !!! thumbs_up.gif

iamlis Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:17pm
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#2!

deanwithana Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:22pm
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#2 for sure!!!!!

Malakin Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:22pm
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Love the second one better.....it's adorable.

pinktea Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:24pm
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I think the color difference between the tree and the squirrel is a great contrast. Also that your leaves aren't flat helps to create the 3-D effect . Great cake thumbs_up.gif

grannys3angels Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 9:25pm
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Both look great but #2, has more colorful detailing and it is more eye catching. I like the trees better then the vines. The trees with the leaves make your cake look like a peice of art. I think you made a wonderful choice, by going with cake #2.

Great Job!!!
God Bless,
Sharon

KadenandKorensMommy Posted 19 Mar 2008 , 10:24pm
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I LOVE the 2nd one..It's gorgeous!

fmcmulle Posted 20 Mar 2008 , 12:21am
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2nd one!

Amia Posted 20 Mar 2008 , 2:07am
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The first one looks kind of plain and has a bit of a grocery store feel to it, but the second one is very unique. I love the 2nd one! I'm jealous of your skills. That squirrel looks almost real (so does the corn for that matter). Great job. thumbs_up.gif

KHalstead Posted 20 Mar 2008 , 3:43am
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lol..thanks....good thing I decided not to leave it like it was.....: )

Darla925 Posted 20 Mar 2008 , 4:06am
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I really like the second one. It gives more visual interest!!!!!!!

AKA_cupcakeshoppe Posted 20 Mar 2008 , 6:40am
post #23 of 24

you made a great choice. the second one was more interesting. well done!

butterflywings Posted 20 Mar 2008 , 3:13pm
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you definitely made the right choice. # 1 is cute, but # 2 is AWESOME!!! I bet she LOVED it!

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