Stretching Your Abilities?

Decorating By Relznik Updated 24 Jul 2010 , 10:49pm by ninatat

Relznik Posted 24 Jul 2010 , 10:01am
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Ever had a cake commission that you've been really excited about; designed a GORGEOUS cake; bride to be loved it went ahead with the order.... and only THEN do you think "how on earth am I going to pull that off?"

LOL!!

This is the dress that the bride will be wearing:

http://www.alfredsungbridals.com/zoomjpegs/6806Czoom.jpg
(if you click on it, you get an ever closer look at the detail)


And I have to recreate the beads and sequins going in a cross cross down all 4 tiers.

In my mind, this cake is going to be STUNNING. I just hope that the message doesn't get lost between head and hands!!! icon_wink.gificon_wink.gif

I'm planning on doing it with royal icing and tiny dragees - I think. Then edible pearl lustre.

Suzanne x

7 replies
Caths_Cakes Posted 24 Jul 2010 , 10:44am
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it sounds like its going to be a gorgeous cake, and theres no reason why you cant pull it off, just be paitent and believe in yourself! Cant wait to see the finished results icon_biggrin.gif

Jo-melia Posted 24 Jul 2010 , 10:54am
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I had a look at your pics, you will be totally fine, no stretch at all!!!
It sounds beautiful - can't wait to see the finished product! icon_smile.gif

Jen80 Posted 24 Jul 2010 , 10:54am
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YES!! You CAN do it. Gaaaawsh look at all your other cakes!! Beautiful!

It will be so VERY time consuming though.

LisaPeps Posted 24 Jul 2010 , 11:40am
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Stunning dress! Have fun with the cake icon_smile.gif

nana_marta Posted 24 Jul 2010 , 9:20pm
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Have you looked at the cakes you make! You can totally do this one! You do such clean work, and that is what it is going to take for your criss cross. I think the Bride picked the perfect person to do her cake! Keep us all posted!

Relznik Posted 24 Jul 2010 , 9:38pm
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Thank you.

I'm just excited, but nervous, I suppose.

The cake isn't until the second week of September, so a little while yet.

I will, of course, post a picture when it's done.

Suzanne x

ninatat Posted 24 Jul 2010 , 10:49pm
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you can do it. only thing my son's wedding cake with ri and people asked what was crunchy on the cake the bakery used ri dots on about biting in something hard. by your picks you'll have no problem

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