Omg... Can't Believe I Really Did It.

Decorating By Mug-a-Bug Updated 1 Feb 2010 , 3:33pm by JustToEatCake

Mug-a-Bug Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 3:44pm
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I really bit off more than I could chew with this cake, but somehow I pulled it off!!! Thank you to so many of you for helping answer my many questions. icon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gif

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Julie53 Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 3:52pm
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Absolutely gorgeous!!!! I wish that I had half of your talent... Way to go thumbs_up.gif

kilikina_24 Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 4:00pm
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Beautiful!!!! thumbs_up.gif

sandykay Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 4:10pm
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Very pretty! Did you make the flowers?

LaBellaFlor Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 4:15pm
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Yes, you did and you did it well. thumbs_up.gif

Mug-a-Bug Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 4:24pm
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Thanks. They are fresh flowers from the grocery store (shhhhh, don't tell the bride). It was shaking like a jello tower on the drive over, and so was I!! I'm so glad it's over. icon_smile.gif

The_Lil_Cakehouse Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 4:24pm
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This is beautiful!! Is that buttercream? It looks fantastic!!!

mamawrobin Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 4:24pm
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Fantastic! You did a great job thumbs_up.gif .

4Gifts4Lisa Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 4:40pm
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Simply stunning!

Kiddiekakes Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 5:04pm
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Wow..Stunning..You did a great job!!!

milmil95 Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 5:20pm
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WOW!! icon_eek.gif

Where were you 10 years ago when I got married? This cake is everything I wish my wedding cake had been ... down to the flowers, desgin, and colors!!!

Stunning icon_lol.gif

Mug-a-Bug Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 5:33pm
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Originally Posted by milmil95

WOW!! icon_eek.gif

Where were you 10 years ago when I got married? This cake is everything I wish my wedding cake had been ... down to the flowers, desgin, and colors!!!


Haha! You are all too kind. It is all buttercream. Phew... I really need to start doing fondant. Thanks for all the nice comments. I really couldn't have done it without all my CC buddies here to answer all my questions. Thanks. icon_lol.gif

mommydearest1965 Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 5:35pm
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Not to rain on your parade (because the cake is beautiful) but are you sure the fresh flowers were okay to put on the cake. pesticides, etc can be very dangerous. Just a thought for future reference!

Mug-a-Bug Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 5:41pm
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Rain away. Fresh flowers are used on wedding cakes all the time. I informed the bride of the risks involved and it was also stated in my contract that fresh flowers can contain bugs, dirt, pesticides, etc. Each flower was placed into a closed ended straw as to not contaminate the cake. Yes, I realize the flowers are still touching the cake, but that was a risk the bride was willing to take. icon_rolleyes.gif

Uniqueask Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 5:41pm
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Beautiful, stunning, gorgeous, amazing and all that.

lapazlady Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 6:05pm
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Elegant! I'm sure you'll get more orders based on this design. WOW!

JGMB Posted 30 Jan 2010 , 8:37pm
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It's absolutely breathtaking -- and I'm not just saying that, I actually gasped when I scrolled down to the photo!!!! thumbs_up.gif

cakesbycathy Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 1:56am
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You should be proud icon_smile.gif

all4cake Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 2:13am
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It's beautiful! You did a wonderful job on it! Great job on the buttercream too!

MJoycake Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 2:17am
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Very beautiful!! You did such a lovely job.

Deniro Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 2:18am
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You did an amazing job!! thumbs_up.gif

hsmomma Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 1:26am
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Doesn't look like you bit off more than you could chew at's stunning!!!!

Mug-a-Bug Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 2:03am
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Thank you for all the nice responses!!! It's funny how we are our own worst critics. icon_rolleyes.gif I was shaking in my skin transporting it, and it was only just down the street. I used SPS (don't get me started) on the bottom cake and the rest was just bubble tea straws. If I do a cake this big again I think I will have to rethink my support system. But, all is well that ends well, and this did! icon_lol.gif I 'ruined' the bottom of my buttercream stacking too, but you couldn't really tell in the end. Thanks for all the nice comments and to all those that helped me. You all are awesome. thumbs_up.gif

anotherslice Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 2:15am
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What a beautiful cake! I would have loved a cake like that at our wedding!

KellzNZ Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 5:05am
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Gorgeous cake! icon_biggrin.gif

JustToEatCake Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 3:33pm
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Totally professional!

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