Decorated Cake Boards

Decorating By canter101 Updated 30 Jan 2010 , 4:34pm by Geseka

canter101 Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 2:18pm
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I have been looking at cakes with matching cakeboards. What are you using to decorate cake boards? It looks like scrapbook paper and ribbon to me. If that is it..... it looks easy, do you put a finish or coating on it? icon_smile.gif

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Tellis12 Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 2:52pm
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Some people use scrapbook paper and put a layer of contact paper of them to keep the grease from sinking in. Others use matching fondant. Those are just a couple.

canter101 Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 3:19pm
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Thank you so much! I have a cake for a special 5 year old girl next weekend. I want everything to be perfect!

rainbow_kisses Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 4:18pm
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I cover all of my boards with fondant and ribbon around th eedge.

Geseka Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 4:34pm
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I have used scrapbook paper and then covered the decorated board in cellophane wrap. The brand I bought indicated it was food safe on the label. I learned about this from another thread here on CC:

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-649188-.html)

I recently did some purse cakes and decorated the cake boards with paper that I cut with my Cricut machine. I've also considered using wrapping paper, but haven't done that yet.

I also have used ribbon around the edge of the cake board as others have indicated. It really finishes the look of a cake.

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