Throwdown - Beach And Nautical - Vote Now!!

Decorating By playingwithsugar Updated 15 Feb 2013 , 11:45pm by passion-4-cake

playingwithsugar Posted 24 May 2008 , 2:35pm
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Greetings, All!

Theresa icon_smile.gif here, your emcee for the Beach and Nautical Cake Decorating Throwdown!

Our contestants have worked hard to get your attention and win your vote, so let's get down to business! And, as always, ALLEZ CAKE!


Contestant 1

Nantucket Summer

This is a representation of a day at the beach and the signs are Nantucket township signs. The finish is all buttercream with crushed graham crackers for the "sand". All of the detail work is made from gumpaste including the chairs and the fence (even the "wire" that holds the posts together). The only non-edible part is the wire that holds the teeny rosa rugosa flowers and leaves and grass together.

Contestant 2

Seahorses with Waves

8" and 10" tiers on a 12" silver cake plate; white chocolate seashells, and seahorses; fondant finish and flowers painted blue; wave lines painted with silver luster dust; and the center support dowels are covered in white chocolate "coral."

82 replies
dabear Posted 24 May 2008 , 2:52pm
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I just love these throwdowns! The creativity is awesome! These cakes are incredible! It is so hard to decide! Excellent work! thumbs_up.gif

dinas27 Posted 24 May 2008 , 2:55pm
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out of all the throwdowns this was the hardest one for pick to choose the one I prefer! They are both incredibly well done and so creative.

Loved the beach chairs and little signs... the whole style fits with the Nantuket theme ... super casual and laidback

but also loved the super cute seahorses and fabulous coral seperator!

Excellent job both of you!

jmpearl Posted 24 May 2008 , 3:12pm
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icon_eek.gif Both of these cakes are soooo beautiful. You have made it very difficult to decide! I wish I could vote for both of them.

chassidyg Posted 24 May 2008 , 3:12pm
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Both are beautiful, very hard to choose!

lara3teach Posted 24 May 2008 , 3:17pm
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Beautiful cakes! These throwdowns are so much talent here on CC!

mkolmar Posted 24 May 2008 , 3:20pm
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I honestly don't think I can vote for either. They are both just so well done, I can't decide.

nefgaby Posted 24 May 2008 , 3:22pm
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Awesome!!!! I love them both!! Great job girls!

So does anyone know where to find the other TD's to vote?

Batter-UpBakery Posted 24 May 2008 , 3:59pm
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very cool. yet another hard decission. They are both just great!!

JoanneK Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:10pm
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So how do we vote? Is there is a poll?

lorijom Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:13pm
post #11 of 83 vote at the top of page one of the thread.

Gaby...check out the main CC #3 TD thread in the general topics it has all the links posted.

TDer's these cakes are beautiful, again two entirely different interpretations of the same theme. Excellent work!!

JoanneK Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:13pm
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Never mind. I'm blind today. Sorry.

Teekakes Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:17pm
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PattyT Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:24pm
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OH MY! How beautiful they BOTH are! How to choose between the perfectly detailed Nantucket cake, and the strikingly elegant Seahorse cake.

Extraordinary work by each!

can't . decide . which . one . too . wonderful . to . choose . help!

Amia Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:38pm
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Those are so awesome! How do I choose? icon_cry.gificon_cry.gif

Wendoger Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:39pm
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Oh c' the heck do ya choose between these!!!!!
Seriously, BOTH of these cakes ROCK.

SusieHazCakes Posted 24 May 2008 , 5:14pm
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These are so awesome! I love the adirondack chairs and also love the coral and seahorses. Another very difficult decision!

AmyGonzalez Posted 24 May 2008 , 5:21pm
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This entry was the most difficult for me to decide on. Both are extremely wonderful! icon_biggrin.gif They both had calming effects on me icon_lol.gif Congrats to both of you talented CCers.

Amy icon_wink.gif

psanders76 Posted 24 May 2008 , 5:35pm
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These cakes are FABULOUS!!!

strawberry0121 Posted 24 May 2008 , 5:43pm
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Yep, this one was the hardest decision for me. I still can't choose! Well done, ladies!!!

I have one small critique. I can't click on the Nantucket cake to see the details better. I would have liked to see a bigger picture.

bigmama1961 Posted 24 May 2008 , 5:44pm
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sassycleo Posted 24 May 2008 , 5:51pm
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Both , are absolutely gorgeous. On a side note I will be doing a wedding cake in Oct that is going to be VERY close to the first submission down to the chairs as the topper (already have them and they are adorable). It's nice to get an idea of what the cake is going to look gmta!

Congrats to both contestants on jobs very well done!

janine1972 Posted 24 May 2008 , 6:54pm
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I think your work is stunning - very difficult to choose as are all the other cakes on the TD - lol

All the contestants in the TD'S are winners in my books!!

marjiw Posted 24 May 2008 , 7:05pm
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Very beautiful and creative!! Both did great jobs!

wgoat5 Posted 24 May 2008 , 7:29pm
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wow !!! I just checked and it is SOOOO Close to like one vote and this is the first day!!! WOW

CharmingConfections Posted 24 May 2008 , 8:49pm
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This one is my favorite throwdown! Hardest to decide... they are both really cute! Great job!

bookwithmenb Posted 24 May 2008 , 10:26pm
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Both of these cakes are awesome. So much talent. thumbs_up.gif

bashini Posted 24 May 2008 , 11:00pm
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Two brilliant cakes. I can't choose one.

Well Done guys! thumbs_up.gif

superstar Posted 25 May 2008 , 12:09am
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Both these cakes are fabulous & are so well thought out & designed. I love them both. Wonderful work both of you.

marthajo1 Posted 25 May 2008 , 12:38am
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I love them both! Had to choose so I did but I have several questions for you both! icon_lol.gif Be prepared for me to PM you when you post them in your galleries!!!!

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