See the acrylic arch in this picture with the child's name on it? What is this tool/accessory called?
I would like to possibly buy one for a cake I am working on but have no idea what to search for or ask for in a store. (I'm a newbie to the world of cake decorating.)
The arch with the name on it is not a tool. It is a 3mm piece of acrylic. You can order it online and have it cut to the size and shape that you want.
Thank you! That explains why I couldn't find anything like it when searching online for cake decorating accessories.
I wonder if a place like Lowes sells/cuts these? Would it have to be anchored in any why to the cake or could just slide into the cake? I'm trying to figure out a way to get a name on a cake...
You're welcome. I think Lowe's does sell acrylic sheets that can be cut, but don't quote me on that lol. I think that it would just slide into the cake and not need to be anchored. You could make a plaque with the name on it to stick on the cake itself, or buy some cutesy stickers to put on the acrylic.
Just called Lowe's. They will cut acrylic but the person I spoke with doesn't think they will do a curved cut. He said it would have to be straight cuts only. :(
That sucks! There should be some places online where you could order it that sell it and will cut it for you.
Problem is that I need it before it could get shipped to me, otherwise I would be all over that.
Any suggestions for another cute way to put a name on a cake like that---to make it look like it is floating essentially? I've toyed with the idea of cake pop sticks, skewers or even wire.....just looking to make something that looks cute for a child's cake.