Good morning Cake Central!!! Beautiful day to kick off the Cake Central Throwdowns . If you don't know me my name is Christi .. This first theme that we are voting on are by two of the nicest people I have encountered here on CC.. It's a great honor to announce their TD ..
Tiptop57 and Couturiere THEME Ribbons and Lace
Rules are simple.. judge which one you like the best ..
Make sure you mark the poll with your vote!!!
Critiques are welcome here and so are the very sweet comments that we know come out of all of you great CCers
Here we go..
Description for cake entry #1
Blue fondant tiers with white fondant lace appliques with blue fondant ribbon, blue fondant covered board, blue fondant bow,white fondant pearl border and blue fondant birds. Gumpaste planter with gumpaste orchids, irises, feathers, lilies and calla lilies, and white ribbons. Silver dragees on the lace appliques.
Description for cake entry # 2
These ribbons and lace themed two - tiered pound cakes are covered in white fondant with pink gp carnations, yellow, pink and lightly brushed lilac colored roses, white plunger flowers, pulled lilac colored flowers, and yellow fantasy filler flowers, along with rose leaves, ferns and gp ribbons. Both have fondant ribbon inserts with bows, RI lace butterflies and lace pints along with detailed extension work with "poor mans" lace on the bottom to finish.
Wow, it is extremely difficult to choose between these 2 beautiful cakes. Great job!!
Great job on both entries!
There should be a third polling option for tied. These are both remarkable cakes. Each has it's own flare and style - very hard to choose a favorite because they are both beautiful!
Kudo's to both contestant as they both created amazing cakes!!!
Wow. Wow. Wow.
OMG! I couldn't decide which one to vote for. You guys are amazing. Brilliant cakes.
OMG I can't decide... Great job girls.
Holy smokes nuttin like starting out with an easy choice. WOW very lovely cakes.
Amazing -- I feel very privileged to even see such beautiful cakes. Thank you to both contestants.
WOW!!! Both are so beautiful !!!! Can we ask what you both will be doing with the cakes ? Way to hard to vote on this !! I cant believe the perfection on these cakes !!!!!! way to go ladies!!!
Oh my goodness...... Those are some totally incredible cakes ladies. My hat is off to you both... they are both winners.. Impossible to decide actually.. I keep looking at them over and over.... amazing work.. beautifully done...
Okay ladies.... seriously-- tell the truth.... those are dummies right???? Oh my gosh how flawless are they!!!
Beautiful and totally excellent job on fulfilling and interpreting the theme!
Those are both just absolutly gorgious!! How does one vote for only one of them....I'm stumped!
Beautiful job ladies.... Impossible to decide!...
Why do you guys have to make this so hard. They are both great works of art!! So hard to choose.
HAHAHA I am SOOOOO glad I don't get to vote!!!
Can you choose one of these, when they are both exquisite in their own way.
I am stumped, but I will go with my heart!!
So, here goes...................
WOW! Both cakes are amazing! Good luck to you both!
OMG! These are both incredible! You're both soooo incredibly talented; I'm in awe! Great job, ladies!
I can't believe what a tough time I'm having with this! Both are just so incredible! What lovely creations! OMG - the degree of difficulty that both contestants have reached is amazing!
oh wow, this has been the hardest vote so far. both are amazing cakes.
OMG...how can you possibly choose between these two beauties!!! They are both so gorgeous and what incredible talent!!. The amazing and such fun thing about a TD is to see how two people will interpret the same theme in such different ways!!!
I can't choose
OK ladies and gentlemen..
I have to explain something..
Both cakes have broken one rule each..
So because this is a FUN thing and they are both in the same TD there arent any disqualifications.. There is no way I could disqualify any one here. So please don't pm and remind Lea or myself about the rules please we know the rules..
Lea is also revising the rules for the June TD
Please read the revised rules and have fun with this
WOO HOOO let the voting continue..
For your ease and convenience, here is a summary of all 5 TD voting threads.
Our 6th team, Kitagrl vs MisterC, had to drop out early on so there will be no voting on this team.
May TD Voting threads....
Wow! Those are both so pretty! Can I vote for both?
Both of these women really outdid themselves. Each cake is so beautiful. I LOVE those birds -- have never seen anything like them. The stringwork and ribbon insertion is also gorgeous. Very difficult decision. Congratulations to you both!
Both of theses cakes are insane! What extreme talent! I'm in awe, but was able to cast a vote pretty quick! Congrats to both entries! You CC gals rock!
What a hard choice. These cakes are fantastic!!
OMG!!! I can't believe how beautiful ALL of the throwdown cakes are!!! . Amazing!!
ANY MENNIE MITY MO CLOSE MY EYES AND HERE I GO. THIS IS JUST TO HARD TO CHOOSE WOW THERE JUST GORGEOUS