Here Is My Dress Cake Finally....

Decorating By matwogirls Updated 20 Jul 2008 , 1:07am by michellenj

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matwogirls Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 3:21am
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So decorating it was going so well. The base was the smoothest I have ever done it. Thanks to Sugarshack!!! I wanted to use fondant for the dress. I made my very first homemade micheles(I Think) fondant and I thought it was rolling really well. I got it up and around the cake cake and torso and had a bright idea that I was going to try some gathers. WELL not such a smart idea. Totally wrecked the fondant and the bottom cake as well. Man was I not happy. So second choice buttercream. Still used fondant for the bodice though. Then needed glue for my sugar as it was not sticking to the fondant, thanks for the ideas costumeczar!! I just use the fondant watered down to make glue idea. worked like a charm. And to everyone else who has helped me and answered my sooo many questions I thank you. CC ROCKS because of YOU!! thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif


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SUUMEME Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 3:34am
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I am making my first doll cake in August. Any chance you could share w/ me some more photos of yours closer up and different angles? I see some sparkle and would love a close up look.

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PJ37 Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 3:36am
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Cute Cake!

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pjmw Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 3:42am
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Great job! My one and only doll cake was for my daughter's 5th bday. They're great when they're done, but can be a pain in the process. Congrats on making it!


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HBcakes Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 3:50am
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That looks fantastic- congrats on the turnout especially after the troubles!

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YAYI95 Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 3:51am
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cute cake..i like the sparkly that sprinkles or pixie dust?

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bcake1960 Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 3:58am
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Great Job! Very smooth too! You know.. you can re knead fondant if you put it on a cake and have to take it back off(because it was too small or a tear) just tr and take off as many crumbs as possible (use a spatula) remember 1 crumb can turn into 1000,'s of crumbs.. and if buttercream sticks to the fondant dont worry just knead it it. Try and remove if it is ALOT icon_smile.gif It will be fine... just FYI... Ive pulled off fondant if I didnt like the way it was laying on the cake or looked.. and re rolled and had it come out just fine HTH icon_wink.gif KUDOS ON YOUR DOLL CAKE!

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gateaux Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 4:25am
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Wow the top of the dress looks beautiful. Great Job.

Good Luck.

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Shola Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 5:00am
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She looks absolutly pristeen! Nice work! thumbs_up.gif

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isista Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 12:11pm
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Seems very smooooooth...
nice job...

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Franluvsfrosting Posted 19 Jul 2008 , 4:05pm
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Very cute!

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michellenj Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 1:07am
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Nice job on the cake, it's lovely.

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