Which Design Do You Like Better?

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stacylambert Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 11:03pm
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I'm debating on making a second entry for an upcoming show, but can't decide on the design. Here are two I've drawn up:

Cake #1
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Cake #2
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Sorry for the poor quality photos. As if my drawing wasn't bad enough, the scanner did a number on the colors. icon_confused.gif

Basically the first is square, tilted tiers covered in black. The scrolls would be piped in RI and painted silver. The "gaps" would be filled in with textured ribbon roses with a coordinating frill covering the bottom of the raised dummies. The bows are self-explanatory. icon_wink.gif

The second has those small, separating tiers that will just be covered in red fondant. The top and bottom tier would be white with painted cherries, pink sugar pearls, and a ribbon wrapping around the center of the tier. The middle tier would be covered in gumpaste "sequins" that have been dusted in sparkle dust. The cherry design on that tier would be made out of the sequins like a mosaic.

Which do you guys like better?

BTW, the category this would be entered in is "intermediate tiered fondant."

Thanks!

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vagostino Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 11:21pm
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well it depends what kind of crowd/contestants the show has. The first one it's more interesting for the novices...but it's been done before (the kids of topsy turvy wedge design.
The other one to me looks more modern/with more textures...so me personally would like the second one better.

Good luck!

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elliespartycake Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 11:24pm
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I love Cake #1. It is fun and happy! Cake #2 seems a bit stiff and awkward. Just my thoughts...

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something_sweet Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 11:27pm
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I like #1! Good luck and have fun! icon_smile.gif

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cownsj Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 11:53pm
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I like cake one too. I'll be anxious to see the finished cake of whichever you do.

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crisseyann Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 12:16am
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Cake one!

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didavista Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 12:28am
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My vote is for cake 1. thumbs_up.gif

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CALI_GIRL_CAKES Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 12:30am
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Another vote for cake #1

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Teresa1976 Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 12:41am
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Cake 2

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conb Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 12:43am
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Cake #1. Good luck!

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saapena Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 1:08am
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Cake #1.

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CakesbyCindi Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 1:13am
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Cake #1

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stacylambert Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 3:24am
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Seems like almost everyone likes the first. So do I. Shhh. icon_wink.gif

Thanks everyone!

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jammjenks Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 3:28am
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Hard to decide. They're both awesome.

mmmm.....#2 for me.

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Renaejrk Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 3:36am
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I like #1 better personally, but #2 may be more original for a competition.

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makeminepink Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 3:39am
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Cake 2

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LaBellaFlor Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 3:40am
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#2 for me. If you pull off the sequins do you know how much that will rock?!?!? icon_biggrin.gif

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luv2bake4u Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 3:41am
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i think your sketches are nice..I like #1 thumbs_up.gif

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enchantedcreations Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 3:59am
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I vote for 1, it seem more intersting

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GenGen Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 4:07am
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i like what you have on #2 put on the shapes and stacking of #1 icon_smile.gif

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Chippi Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 4:23am
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#2

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Sagebrush Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 4:27am
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Originally Posted by GenGen

i like what you have on #2 put on the shapes and stacking of #1 icon_smile.gif




You read my mind! I like the overall style of #1 better, but I SOOOOOO want to see the cherry design you described.

- Leisel

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stacylambert Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 4:53am
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Aaah! Now all the votes are coming in for number #2. I should have set up a poll!

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GenGen Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 5:25am
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i like the way the cakes are stacked in #1 but use the cherry design decoration of #2 on #1 icon_smile.gif

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LaBellaFlor Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 5:27am
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I think GenGen has the best idea. Structure of #1 with the design of #2.

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Charmaine49 Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 5:50am
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I think no.1....its a challenge!

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LateBloomer Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 5:57am
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I think both are stunning, but I vote for 2.

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dandelion56602 Posted 17 Jan 2010 , 3:39am
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#2. I do like the idea of #2 stacked like #1

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Mark-Mexicano Posted 17 Jan 2010 , 4:00am
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i like cake #2 it's really different and unique

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CambriasCakes Posted 17 Jan 2010 , 4:03am
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i LOVE cake #2! It's modern and hasn't really been done before. I'd love to see what that cake when it's all done!

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