Cake For 9Year Old With Lotsof Flowers... ????

Decorating By chellescountrycakes Updated 26 Aug 2010 , 1:30am by tokazodo

chellescountrycakes Posted 23 Aug 2010 , 8:40pm
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I was asked to make a cake for a kid, a 2tier cake, covered in flowers. All kinds of flowers imaginable.

There are a few cute ones in the wilton books, BUT they are morefor adult gardeners.

Ihave totalfreedom. what ever I want to do, she just likes pink, wants a 2tier cake, and wants it literly covered in flowers.

I have dozens of realistic flowers, I just dont want to make it your typical 2teir round cake. I wanted something cuter. But a flower potseems morefor a 'gardener' and she doesnt garden. a vase honestly seems too hard. I have flowers on stems, flowers with out stems... I just need a 'base' cake to put them on! LOL

please throw out all ideas icon_smile.gif

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cakesrock Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 4:12am
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What about flowers with smiling faces instead? Cuter for a kid. I had an idea I wanted to make into a cake for my kids, but never got around to it (too many cake ideas - too little time!) Depending on how old she is, you could do a "Mr. Golden sun" cake and have the sun smiling down on the flowers and the flowers smiling back up at the sun?

Cindy619 Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 5:51pm
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Here's some more ideas to toss around...

What if you did a tradition two tiered cake, but choose colors (shades of pinks) and flowers that are bright and super girlie? If you are like to use real ribbon, you could pick out a playful pink color and pattern then color your flowers to match.

The other idea would be to make a "princess" style - soft pinks, glitter/shimmer, tiara on top, etc...

Aren't the "free rein" type cakes the hardest sometimes???

Chasey Posted 24 Aug 2010 , 6:05pm
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When you said "nine year old" and flowers, I automatically pictured something like the wilton flower garden link posted above. The image in my head was more of a mod type flower, not true scultped flowers in the garden sense.

Think Target! Have you shopped in their girl bedding section? Bright colors, mod stripes and flowers. More of an abstract than accurate petals, etc.

Do you have the ball pan? What if you used that as your top tier or half of that if you don't need the full servings? Just something different to mix up the "base cake" look!

Or how about the giant cupcake pan on top of a base layer? The cupcake frosting could have flowers on wires coming out of the top around a gumpaste whimsical 9 as well as flowers covering the base.

Or if you want to use your premade flowers, maybe something like this:
http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1373729

chellescountrycakes Posted 25 Aug 2010 , 3:53pm
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thank you!! these ideas really helped, nd i love the pics!!

i lost ,most of my keyboard keys so responding is hard lol
but thank you!!

tokazodo Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 1:30am
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I always like adding a touch of 'whimsy' to kids cakes. For a 9 year old with flowers, I would be very tempted to add a big lime green worm somewhere in the mix, a lady bug and maybe a butterfly. This typically found in nature near flowers.
But that's must me...

Just a thought, not necessarily a good one...

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