Handbag Cake - Possibly Louis Vuitton

Decorating By lisas12345 Updated 28 Jun 2008 , 9:41pm by tame

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lisas12345 Posted 21 Jun 2008 , 9:34pm
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HI, I need to make a Louis Vuitton bag in white (similar to the pic posted by someone else). It looks fab but don;t know where to start or what cake size to make. Has anyone ever done one before that can help? I need to make it for 5 days time
Many thanks, Lisa

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-K8memphis Posted 21 Jun 2008 , 11:22pm
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I do a half sheet cake and cut it in thirds and stack it up securely with dowel. Cake is about 8 inches high and 12 inches long. I get the handle & stuff ready. Slap on the fondant, do the artwork. All set.



I dig making the little chains.

There's four different pieces to the logo, three are easy and the circular one is beyond me to do right. So I just cut out some tiny dogwood blooms and faked that one. The artwork I did in edible ink markers.

That pleat in the front is kinda touchy but step by step it's a cool cake to make.

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antonia74 Posted 21 Jun 2008 , 11:35pm
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Just like K8Memphis said! I covered mine in dark chocolate fondant, added the peachy-brown fondant strips for (lazy but simple!!) detailing and then used gold lustre dust to draw on the logos and lettering all over the bag.

I didn't have enough time to do proper gumpaste handles, so I improvised.

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lisas12345 Posted 25 Jun 2008 , 10:16pm
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Hi Guys - thanks for this. Your cakes look so fab! If mine turns out half as good as yours - I will be thrilled!!
Will post a pic if I manage to do it!
Thanks so much

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crystalina1977 Posted 25 Jun 2008 , 10:27pm
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there is a tutorial in the articles section i believe for purse cakes

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tame Posted 28 Jun 2008 , 9:41pm
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thanks, i needed this information also

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