Redemption After Ruining Someone's Wedding...is It Possible?

Decorating By KHalstead Updated 6 Jul 2009 , 3:39pm by Kiddiekakes

KHalstead Posted 6 Jul 2009 , 3:30pm
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Some of you may remember about a year ago when I had my first and ONLY real disaster with a wedding cake!!! Here is the link if any of you missed it!!

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopic-591133-0.html

In any case, I felt like I completely ruined someone's wedding. She didn't even get to keep her top tier of her cake for her anniversary. However...a year later, she actually called me and asked if I could remake the top tier of her cake for their one year anniversary, that she still thought it was the best cake she'd ever tasted!! She told me she still had the coupon I'd given her and would like to put it towards the anniversary cake. Of course, I told her don't even think about it...there is no charge ( I still have nightmares about that cake falling).

In any case, I asked her how many people she needed cake for and she said there would just be a few....maybe 5 all together over for dinner that night (another couple with the same anniversary and her parents, maybe)

So instead of making a 6" round like she'd asked for I completely remade her entire 4 tiered wedding cake, only in miniature form! It stood only about 10" tall from top to bottom with the fondant roses on top and the cake board.
She actually teared up when she saw it, since she'd never seen the full size version before it met it's demise.
She said she took pictures of it and people thought that they were photos from the wedding cake before it fell........that they couldn't tell it was so small in the photo. She said she almost feels like the one thing she didn't get (photos of her original cake) has been given back to her in a way!!

Could it be that this cake was my redemption?? LOL

In any case, she was awesome about the whole ordeal from the beginning...I was the one freaking out!
So here's the cake.......thanks for listening to me ramble about this SAME cake 2 years in a row LOL
Tina
LL

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Mensch Posted 6 Jul 2009 , 3:34pm
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That is so sweet!

Kiddiekakes Posted 6 Jul 2009 , 3:39pm
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What a wonderful thing for you to do...You made her year!!!

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