Opinions Please

Decorating By julia77 Updated 17 Jun 2009 , 7:05pm by cata29

julia77 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 10:14am
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First cake to be seen in public haha. This is my sisters engagement cake. (There is a layer of baking paper between the two layers just so I could stack it together for the photo). Wired hearts will be bent but not until the night - I'm worried the wires may weaken and flop.

What do you think? Is the top layer too plain? Suggestions gratefully received.

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Lisabellemarie Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 10:19am
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I don't think it's too plain at all - I think the whole thing is gorgeous. There is a lot to be said for simple and elegant, and this cake is definitely it!!

julia77 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 10:21am
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Thank you. I prefer the plain look to overdone....but I don't want it to look like it's missing something or looks bare..... icon_rolleyes.gif

Marianna46 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 10:29am
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I too think it is quite elegant. Send us a picture of the finished product, with the hearts all bent like you want them and the paper between the layers removed, if you can. I'd really like to get the full effect of your creation. icon_biggrin.gifthumbs_up.gif

canuelas4 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 10:31am
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I think it is beautiful. If you add anything else on the top it will be too busy. Great job! icon_smile.gif

JGMB Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 10:34am
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It's lovely -- your sister will love it!!!! I, too, tend to be in the "less is more" camp, so I think it's perfect the way it is.

Caths_Cakes Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 10:43am
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I think its lovley, its simple and yes you could say plain, but thats what makes it elegant, clean and smooth. I really love the look youve got going icon_smile.gif im ALWAYS tempted to add more and more , but i think this is spot on icon_smile.gif

grama_j Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 12:15pm
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WOW! It is "simply" beautiful ! You did a wonderful job on this ! CONGRATS!

sadsmile Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:43pm
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That is very pretty and makes me think of London Cake Company. great work!

sweetsadiecakes Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:52pm
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Your work is flawless! Dont do any more to it. Its very elegant!

SJ169 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 4:01pm
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Your cake is gorgeous, i dont think you needto add anything to it!!

cata29 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 7:05pm
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Its a beautiful cake! Flawless!!

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