I am looking to having a cake displayed on a mirror for the effect.
The cake I am looking at is a two tiered cake. How do I know what type of mirror to use? Where do I get the Mirrors? how safe is this? Has anyone had any problems with this? I know to put a cake board under the cake so it doesnt sit directly on the mirror. Any information will help
Mirrors are made from glass. We drink from drinking glasses made of glass and we cut food on glass cutting boards. I think you are pretty safe with a mirror and you can get one at Micheal's. Those mirrors are not tempered so if it breaks it will be just as messy as if a drinking glass breaks. Be careful of the sharp edges when carrying the cake. If you want a thicker look you could cut some foamcore the same size and hot glue the mirror on to that and add a nice ribbon around that.
i sometimes display my cakes on mirrors. i don,t build my cake on the mirror.. i build it on cake drums,etc. my bil.. owns a glass co. he gave me all i need.. of different sizes.. so i lay down my mirror.. put a piece of non skid material down. sat my cake.. then put garland of ivy, or garland of roses,etc. around mirror .. pretty setting.. i don,t have any in my photos. but i love to set up this way.hth.. just go to a glass company and they cut you the size you need. you wlll always have it. like i said, i have all different sizes. i need for him to cut me some square ones. ha!
Thank you for all your help I can't wait to try the mirror
Ok so I went to Menards, Picked up a Thick Beveled square mirror on sale $18.99 it is 6 mm thick ( they ranged from 2mm to 6mm)
Anyone know aprox weight this would hold, I am aiming to put a 12 in round bottom cake with a 8 in on top of that and a 4 in on top of that?