Birthday Cake Decorating Help

Decorating By bk111057 Updated 4 Mar 2010 , 11:15pm by Lyndseyb52

bk111057 Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 8:08pm
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Does anyone have any ideas how to decorate a full size sheet cake for someone who will be 60 years old and is also retiring. She is a avid reader. They would like it to be decorated in pastel color flowers. I do not know how to decorate it for a avid reader who is turning 60 and retiring. Any ideas I could sure use some help.

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kakeladi Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 12:40am
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I would concentrate on the flowers and message. Say something like "now you have plenty of time to read". Make a small stack of books (out of fondant? or cut cake?) to place around/in the flowers. Maybe an extra message of 'happy b'day' - on the board? or make a fondant plaque or ribbon.
Here are a few examples of sheets w/flowers that might help. The last one is a full sheet.

Renaejrk Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 8:04pm
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Or you could make the whole cake look like a big book decorated with flowers icon_wink.gif

Lyndseyb52 Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 11:15pm
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I'd make it look like an open book...write your message on one side and your flowers displayed on the other.

I found this pic for an idea but don't like the squiggles for writing!

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