Just Had To Share My Excitement!

Decorating By Torts Updated 11 Mar 2010 , 4:13am by Torts

Torts Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 2:50pm
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So yesterday we had the Chief Justice of the United States, John Roberts, visit our law school... I decided to make a cake for my classmates for the event which detailed the inside of the Supreme Court with all nine justices. I mostly thought it would be good practice, since I've only made 5 or 6 cakes up to this point... so it wasn't a work of art by any means, but lawyers are easily impressed by artistic endeavors, haha. Anyway, one of my professors saw the cake and asked if the Chief Justice had seen it, to which I replied no... at which point he made me carry the (extremely heavy) cake over to Justice Roberts. He asked which justice was him (and I told him, "The youngest of course!") Anyway, I got to have a conversation with him, thanks to my cake! icon_smile.gificon_smile.gificon_smile.gif

16 replies
KASCARLETT Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 3:02pm
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Cool beans!!! I wanna see the cake!!

Sassy74 Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 3:04pm
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That's awesome!

Bluehue Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 3:06pm
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How wonderful for you - did you get a picture of it to post?
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Chippi Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 3:07pm
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Awesome for you!!!

Ednarooni Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 3:22pm
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That's "wonderful"!!!

KSMill Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 4:02pm
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How exciting! Good for you! icon_smile.gif

rosiecast Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 4:10pm
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That's great!!! Congrats!! pictures pleaseeee

Loucinda Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 5:03pm
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Very cool!!

Peridot Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 5:07pm
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Yes, yes we want to see the cake please.

aggiechef Posted 10 Mar 2010 , 5:25pm
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Defintely upload a pic so we can see it. icon_smile.gif

BTW - LOVE your Saints cake...

Torts Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 1:39am
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Thanks aggiechef! That's definitely the one I'm most proud of, I think!

I'm hesitant to post a picture of this one, mostly because I had a lot of frustrations (i.e. my fondant roller melted in the dishwasher so it was nearly impossible to roll the fondant decently!) My roommate wanted to help, so she made most of the justices' faces. The idea was grand in my head, but in execution it wasn't so spectacular... sloppy gold line across the curtain (I was trying a new product and it was so drippy!!)... smeared white icing above the curtains) etc. etc. so have pity on me as I'm learning!!

tinygoose Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 1:53am
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I think it looks fantastic!!! thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif
That's very exciting, well done!!

Peridot Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 3:15am
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What a great cake! Thanks for posting it.

Calgary_Mama Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 3:20am
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Oh I love it!!!! That is so great. Awesome job.

cvigil Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 3:59am
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Great job and congrats. I love that "They loved my cake" high. Nothing like it, right?

Torts Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 4:13am
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Thank you, everyone!! You're too generous with your comments, but thank you!

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