Needing Ideas

Decorating By cakes21 Updated 19 Jul 2009 , 2:22am by idcakegirl

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cakes21 Posted 12 Jul 2009 , 3:47pm
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Help I need ideas for a wedding cake that I am doing. Their colors are lavendar and light green. Like a pistachio green. They have decided to have the lavendar be a ribbon around the bottom. They don't want flowers. I am just trying to come up with a design or some idea with the green.

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Sugarflowers Posted 12 Jul 2009 , 4:54pm
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I'm thinking small dots, either in a diamond pattern or just a few alternating lines just above the ribbon. I think about three sets of dots evenly spaced starting about 1/2 inch above the ribbon would be pretty and maybe a few dots towards the top to keep the flow.

I hope this makes sense. My brain is a bit fuzzy today. icon_smile.gif


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Brownie1954 Posted 12 Jul 2009 , 5:08pm
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Hi....You can do the lines of small dots like Michele is suggesting or you can do Swiss dots or scrolls.....With the lavender ribbon, anything like that would look really neat.

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dandelion56602 Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 3:32am
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Do they not want any flowers anywhere on the cake? Do they want a topper? Do they want simple, elegant, over the top, ornate, etc? I would think less is better, just b/c it can become overwhelming w/ different colors like that. You might find some pictures and ask if she sees anything that gives her an idea.

Even though it's for a baby shower, this is one of my absolute favs! Would be cute w/out the birds

Simple but elegant:



A little more:

I adore this cake (take away the flowers for your clients)

I LOVE JenniferMI's cakes (the last one posted). Her's have flowers, but they are so classy & elegant & I want to make cakes that look that good! You could look through hers to get inspiration!

Let us know what you decide

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cakes21 Posted 18 Jul 2009 , 2:07pm
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Thanks for all of your help. I will definately be sending my bride pictures.

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idcakegirl Posted 19 Jul 2009 , 2:22am
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What about using the design from their invitations on the side in the green icing? It would be a fun way to tie the cake into their theme.

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