The One That "put You On The Map".

Decorating By BellaSweet Updated 16 Jul 2008 , 2:35am by KKC

BellaSweet Posted 15 Jul 2008 , 9:35pm
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So this has been done with the ugliest cake. I'm not sure if it has been done with this....I was wondering what cake(s) were the one that put you on the map. FYI I mean the ones you made and business took off from there.

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TooMuchCake Posted 15 Jul 2008 , 10:24pm
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Hm, I'd say either the one in my avatar, or maybe the French rabbit in my photos. Or else the first horse head cake I did, because that one was done for my first competition several years ago, and the judges bumped me up a skill level because of it.

Which one was it for you?

Deanna

mamacc Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 12:45am
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For me it's both my 3D dragon and baby cakes...

FromScratch Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 12:59am
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My sister's shower cake (the TT in my pics) and my gumball machine. Those two are constant crown pleasers.

snarkybaker Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 1:09am
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We made both John Edwards ( presidential candidate not psychic) and Alexander Julian's birthday cakes this year. Both of those were VERY good for business.

lu9129 Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 1:25am
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I don't know if it put me on the map but I have gotten alot of orders from my coke cake in my pictures.

Lu

Melvira Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 1:27am
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For me, my flannel shirt cake (avatar) won me some notoriety, but for some odd reason, here on CC my most popular creation is one of my malted hearts. I'm kind of at a loss as to why, but it's my most popular in my pix, and I get literally tens of PM's about it every month asking how to do it, etc.!!!

kelleym Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 1:38am
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My baby shower frog cake is what made business take off. I've done cakes for friends of friends of friends of friends who were at the "frog cake shower". icon_smile.gif

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summernoelle Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 1:39am
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My favorite client of all time gave me my first "big break". She ordered one of the Cupcake Cakes in my gallery! After that, the flood gates opened and I have had to turn business away.

amberhoney Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 1:53am
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mine was actually an 'adult' cake now buried on page 6 of the male section - I designed it as a laugh but it of course was one everyone talked about (and showed each other phone pics of) and now I seem to have got a reputation as the 'will give anything a go' cake lady!

PatricesPieces Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 2:20am
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Mine was my Christmas package cake.....

http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=92668

I loved making this!!!

KKC Posted 16 Jul 2008 , 2:35am
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I'd say my Chanel Purse Cake & Shoe
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