Ok, so I finished the top two tiers for my practice cake. I do not like the ribbon that I made for the bottom tier so I think that I will just buy one for the actual day. She wanted the ribbon to be kind of wrinkly looking, but she wanted me to try it in fondant first. Anywho... My biggest problem is that I do not know how to get it so that the cardboard doesn't show... the example cake she gave me is out of fondant and has no border on the bottom... and you can tell that there is kind of something separating the cakes but only if you are really looking. I think that a border would ruin the look of this cake... and I know that she would prefer it without one. Any advice? Also, when I make the actual cake (which will be 12,10,8,6) will I have to put a center dowel in? If so, how do you get it through all the cardboard without messing anything up? I sharpen the end... but it still seems to me that it wouldn't go through properly. I am also a little wary because someone else is going to have to set it up besides me because I will not be there the day of... Anyways... any and all help is appreciated Thank you!
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4/14/07 at 2:42pm