Is This Sweet And Heartwarming? Or Lame?

Lounge By sugarbabygirl Updated 25 Mar 2014 , 12:18pm by teresapeters

sugarbabygirl Posted 4 Mar 2014 , 1:24am
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My mother is turning 40 in may, and i was wondering what your guys out look on this idea was. im baking her 30-48 cupcakes, and making gum paste rounds to top the BC. then im printing out pictures of her 40 years onto sugar or rice paper with edible ink and applying them to the gum paste toppers. yay or nay? :)

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hmcakery Posted 4 Mar 2014 , 1:31am
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I personally think that is a fabulous idea! It will be way more memorable than a monogram or flower for instance. Sweet and sentimental...not lame in my opinion :)

savannahquinn Posted 4 Mar 2014 , 1:31am
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What if you had pics of her ages 1 through 40 years old and have each cupcake have a pic of her at a different age…that would be fun.

Norasmom Posted 4 Mar 2014 , 1:32am
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Yay.  I love the sentimentality behind it!

MBalaska Posted 4 Mar 2014 , 2:54am
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Oh to be 40 and young again,  Yes it's a nice idea.

mybizzy Posted 4 Mar 2014 , 9:21pm
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What a fabulous tribute!  I say do it!

maisie73 Posted 4 Mar 2014 , 10:58pm
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AAbsolutely Yay! And I agree with Savannahquinn, photo's of your mam from 1-40 would be fab!

sugarbabygirl Posted 5 Mar 2014 , 1:54am
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thank you guys for your input :) my grandmother and great grandmother and going to help me sort out all of the pictures, i think its going to look great, ill post a picture on this thread of them so you all can see it. you guys really built my confidence on this one :)

maisie73 Posted 5 Mar 2014 , 2:15am
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AI bet you'll all enjoy doing that. Would love to see photo, good luck and happy baking. :-)

teresapeters Posted 25 Mar 2014 , 12:18pm
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Great idea!!! What if you put her face on cake? I think you should put fondant circles and stripes around,it makes your cake looking more pretty.

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