how to make the base for the cake-junes birthday-pearls by tiptop57-3d cake-fatured here at cake central
Can't find the exact cake you are talking about. Possibly it's a fondant covered board?
It's probably a 6" cake on a 9" cake with the pearls wrapped around the 6" cake. Both cakes and cake board are covered in fondant. You can email the designer of this cake and ask her.