Help!-Baby Shower (Music Theme)

Decorating By CupcakeCathy Updated 19 May 2008 , 9:10pm by weirkd

CupcakeCathy Posted 19 May 2008 , 7:59pm
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Okay, I just received an order for a baby shower cake using a music theme. The baby's nursery is decorated with music notes, guitars etc. The colors are sky blue, brown and a little red icon_confused.gif Any ideas?

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yummymummy Posted 19 May 2008 , 8:07pm
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What kind of music are we talking about? I was thinking a take on " Rock a bye baby"

kakeladi Posted 19 May 2008 , 8:20pm
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What size/shape is this cake? It's easy to make notes and guitars. You can use chocolate melts.
OR the baby lulaby/rock a bye baby.

toodlesjupiter Posted 19 May 2008 , 8:22pm
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What about a take on something like this:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo_23333.html

But with a guitar on top, maybe a few baby items, like bows/binkies etc., and an edible image of the sheet music for Rock a Bye Baby. I don't know, just the first things that popped into my head. Maybe others will have some better ideas.... Good luck!

lizziegirl Posted 19 May 2008 , 8:24pm
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No but here's a bump

CupcakeCathy Posted 19 May 2008 , 8:33pm
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Sorry, more info would have been helpful. It is for our music director at my church. I was thinking of make it a 10" and 12" round stacked cake. I thought of making a small/medium sized guitar to put on top with a sleeping baby laying in the curve of the guitar and decorate with music notes all around both cakes. What do you all think?

kakeladi Posted 19 May 2008 , 8:36pm
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I like your ideaicon_smile.gif Except that a guitar doesn't have a curved 'neck'. See you had ideas alreadyicon_smile.gif

Denae Posted 19 May 2008 , 8:38pm
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if have a baby sleeping, you could cover him/her with a "sheet of music"...also is it a black and white theme or are you incorporating color into it?

Homemade-Goodies Posted 19 May 2008 , 8:45pm
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The guitar body is curved...I like the idea of a peaceful sleeping baby next to one. There is also the song from Dumbo "Baby Mine"...such a sweet loving song, maybe have that on sheet music for blanket...please be sure to post the finished product. Can't wait to see how it turns out!!

Good luck!! icon_biggrin.gif

shellzey Posted 19 May 2008 , 8:46pm
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you could write "Jesus loves me this I know...." around the sides of the cake with music notes around it

yummymummy Posted 19 May 2008 , 9:03pm
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I really love those ideas! CC members are so clever! icon_biggrin.gif

CupcakeCathy Posted 19 May 2008 , 9:05pm
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Great ideas guys. I was thinking of putting the baby in the curve of the body of the guitar. Next question-how do I make a guitar to fit on top the 10" cake? I wanted it laying on it's side or kind of at an angle so that the baby fits. I even thought of a music clef and having the baby laying in the bottom curve but how do I make a guitar or clef thick enough to lay a baby in it?

weirkd Posted 19 May 2008 , 9:10pm
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I think you should get the sheet music of the song printed out on an edible image and put it around the sides of the cake. Then go back and put cut outs of fondant baby animals and anything nurery related like bottles, pacifiers, etc. with it. Then for the topper use a sleeping baby!

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