Can I Get A Little Advice?

Decorating By liapsim Updated 27 Mar 2009 , 2:00pm by cylstrial

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liapsim Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 10:50pm
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I have to make this cake below. It's the only picture I have so it looks like little balls are on it. How do I make the little balls? Is it buttercream?

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-K8memphis Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 10:53pm
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Here's my advice:

Post me a picture and I'll see what I can do for you. icon_biggrin.gif

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liapsim Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 10:55pm
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Sorry pic wouldn't attach. also how do I do the champagne color?
LL

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foxymomma521 Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 10:57pm
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Wow, that isn't a very clear pic... Could it be RI?

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kakeladi Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 11:03pm
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I say it's just dots of b'cream piped from tip 2 or 3 right onto the cake. Make it easy on yourself! icon_smile.gif

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lostincake Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 11:03pm
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Maybe you could just use RI to pipe them on and go over it with some luster dust to get it sparkly. Just an idea.

HTH. icon_smile.gif

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JCE62108 Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 11:12pm
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It almost looks like there is a pattern on there too. Its so distorted its hard to tell. I agree with doing it in buttercream.

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liapsim Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 11:47pm
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okay...so buttercream it is. Can't I take a damp paint brush and pat the tops down so they aren't pointy? thanks for the help...it's just hard to tell cause the picture isn't very good at all!

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GenGen Posted 27 Mar 2009 , 12:33am
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for dots made from buttercream i just dip my finger in cornstarch and tap the point down

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-K8memphis Posted 27 Mar 2009 , 1:14am
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Not trying to step on anyones toes so I'll apologize in advance but deliver me from square cakes that hang off round plateaus. I mean maybe it was Great Auntie Louise's or something with sentimental value (then make a round fricken bottom tier!! icon_biggrin.gif )

You could use pearls too.

(I was just teasing yah in my first post- icon_biggrin.gif )

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liapsim Posted 27 Mar 2009 , 4:43am
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Originally Posted by k8memphis

Not trying to step on anyones toes so I'll apologize in advance but deliver me from square cakes that hang off round plateaus. I mean maybe it was Great Auntie Louise's or something with sentimental value (then make a round fricken bottom tier!! icon_biggrin.gif )

You could use pearls too.

(I was just teasing yah in my first post- icon_biggrin.gif )




Yeah, I found that rather tacky myself! And the lady found this picture on a bridal website and emailed it to me....I made sure she didn't want the round stand. icon_smile.gif


And yes, I know you were teasing! I actually didn't see it until after I got the picture to upload icon_smile.gif!

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cylstrial Posted 27 Mar 2009 , 2:00pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by k8memphis

Not trying to step on anyones toes so I'll apologize in advance but deliver me from square cakes that hang off round plateaus.




LOL K8Memphis!

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