I Could Just Cry............

Decorating By lthiele Updated 11 Sep 2009 , 11:56pm by laceycakes

lthiele Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 12:27am
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My customer just came to pick up her cake, instructions were caramel mud with a dog on top. This was my first doggie model in fondant and I was so pleased with it. I had semi closed the lid on the cake box to keep it safe and when I opened it to show her, his tail had broken in two! icon_cry.gif

Ok - not a total disaster I know, but shit, shit, shit! I'm all aggitated and so annoyed with myself. icon_mad.gif
LL

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Texas_Rose Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 12:32am
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Aww...it's darling, and not a major disaster at all!

-K8memphis Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 12:33am
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Oh it's so cute.

Unfortunately it's one of the best ways to remember to never to do that again.

Hey! Some breeds do have clipped tails!!! Declare it one of those!!!

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Win Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 12:37am
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Precious cake. If I were the customer, I would not have thought too much about it... little stubby tailed dog. Cute. thumbs_up.gif

Sweetriley Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 12:46am
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So darn cute! Your work is so clean. I thought you were going to say you dropped the cake. Now that WOULD have been a disaster!

lthiele Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 12:57am
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Originally Posted by K8memphis-

Oh it's so cute.

Unfortunately it's one of the best ways to remember to never to do that again.

Hey! Some breeds do have clipped tails!!! Declare it one of those!!!

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Yep - lesson learned. Clipped tail - thanks for making me laugh, I feel better now! icon_smile.gif

cas17 Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 1:10am
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oh how cute!! sorry his little tail broke but i'm sure he was still just as cute!

indydebi Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 1:54am
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Oh darlin',he's adorable!

But you don't cry over a broken tail. You cry over a cake that you dropped, stepped in, slid across the floor, then land plop-down center on top of the cake with your butt!

THAT'S when you cry! icon_biggrin.gif

A broken tail? No biggy! thumbs_up.gif

lthiele Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 4:51am
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Yeah you're right, should have posted in general forum probably. Please god dont ever let me fall butt first into one of my cakes! icon_lol.gif I spent 2 days guarding my topper from my kids - then I'm the one who breaks it!

Thanks for the feedback everyone.

indydebi Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 5:09am
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Please god dont ever let me fall butt first into one of my cakes! icon_lol.gif




icon_lol.gif This could be The Daily Prayer of Cake Makers! icon_lol.gif

lthiele Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 5:34am
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Originally Posted by indydebi

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Please god dont ever let me fall butt first into one of my cakes! icon_lol.gif



icon_lol.gif This could be The Daily Prayer of Cake Makers! icon_lol.gif




Oooh this could be the beginning of a funny new thread - I'll start it!

DebBTX Posted 6 Sep 2009 , 9:23pm
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Your cake is so cute. icon_biggrin.gif

-Debbie B.

Caths_Cakes Posted 6 Sep 2009 , 9:40pm
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Cute cake, Shame about the pooches tail, be thankful it wasnt alot worse!

CutiePieCakes-Ontario Posted 6 Sep 2009 , 10:13pm
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For my nephew Trevor's tank cake, I put in into the box, but knew it was too tall to close the box. (It's in my pix - he's going to Kandahar sometime soon, hence the tank.)

My son decided to look at the cake (not a problem) and then closed the lid, which just rested on the helmet. When he lifted it up again, to show his sister, Trevor's head stuck to the lid!! Not a biggie, but Trevor did end up having a flat head and helmet on one side for the party.

lthiele Posted 6 Sep 2009 , 10:26pm
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Originally Posted by CutiePieCakes-Ontario

For my nephew Trevor's tank cake, I put in into the box, but knew it was too tall to close the box. (It's in my pix - he's going to Kandahar sometime soon, hence the tank.)

My son decided to look at the cake (not a problem) and then closed the lid, which just rested on the helmet. When he lifted it up again, to show his sister, Trevor's head stuck to the lid!! Not a biggie, but Trevor did end up having a flat head and helmet on one side for the party.




Oh what a shame - though it's kinda funny with the message that's written on the cake i.e If you dont - this is what might happen! God bless him and keep him safe. icon_smile.gif

CutiePieCakes-Ontario Posted 6 Sep 2009 , 11:34pm
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His head was on a toothpick, so it just needed to be placed back. But it was so hot, the fondant was soft all day. The tank wasn't edible, though (styrofoam), so we didn't have to 'eat Trevor'. icon_lol.gif

NJCakeDiva Posted 11 Sep 2009 , 8:04pm
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Your doggie looks great. He is precious. But I can understand when you finish a cake and your just beaming with pride and the smallest set back can take it away.

2SchnauzerLady Posted 11 Sep 2009 , 8:17pm
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I happen to like dogs with stubby tails - I have 2 mini schnauzers!!

NJCakeDiva Posted 11 Sep 2009 , 8:42pm
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Originally Posted by lthiele

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Originally Posted by indydebi

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Originally Posted by lthiele

Please god dont ever let me fall butt first into one of my cakes! icon_lol.gif



icon_lol.gif This could be The Daily Prayer of Cake Makers! icon_lol.gif



Oooh this could be the beginning of a funny new thread - I'll start it!




Please let me know if you! This is too much fun and I hope you are feeling alot better about the doggie's tail lthiele thumbs_up.gif

lthiele Posted 11 Sep 2009 , 11:29pm
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Originally Posted by lthiele

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Originally Posted by indydebi

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Originally Posted by lthiele

Please god dont ever let me fall butt first into one of my cakes! icon_lol.gif



icon_lol.gif This could be The Daily Prayer of Cake Makers! icon_lol.gif



Oooh this could be the beginning of a funny new thread - I'll start it!



Please let me know if you! This is too much fun and I hope you are feeling alot better about the doggie's tail lthiele thumbs_up.gif




I did start it, but it got deleted. I asked one of the moderators why and did not receive a response. Can only assume it was because it said "Prayer". I did write something called "I am a Cake Decorator" which is posted in the general forum if you are interested.

Anyhow, feeling better about the dog now. The birthday girl loved her cake, it was delicious and the kids devoured the rest of the dog the next day! icon_smile.gif

laceycakes Posted 11 Sep 2009 , 11:56pm
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[quote="lthiele"]Yeah you're right, should have posted in general forum probably. Please god dont ever let me fall butt first into one of my cakes! icon_lol.gif I spent 2 days guarding my topper from my kids - then I'm the one who breaks it!quote]

Isn't that how it usually happens!!

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