8Yr Olds Birthday Cake

Decorating By d3sc3n7 Updated 15 Aug 2009 , 11:17pm by d3sc3n7

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d3sc3n7 Posted 15 Aug 2009 , 10:29pm
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Here is the cake I just finished for my daughters 8th birthday.

The fondant is MMF, which I made for the first time today.

Now...keep in mind. I'm 100% self taught. No formal schooling what so ever. Just good ol fashioned creativity

SO! That being said...if you have some critiques please let me know


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enoid Posted 15 Aug 2009 , 10:55pm
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I'm definitely not an expert on fondant. I have only worked with it a few times myself. You did a decent job. You might want to roll the decorations thinner next time. I like your rope border but it probably could have be twisted a little tighter. Over all you did a good job and I'm sure your daughter loved it and that is what counts the most. icon_smile.gif Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

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chefjulie Posted 15 Aug 2009 , 11:05pm
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Looks great for a first time job! My biggest critique is not cake related icon_smile.gif I would recommend that, when you take pictures of your cake, you clear off your counter tops... All of the clutter in the background definitely takes away from the cake.

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cylstrial Posted 15 Aug 2009 , 11:08pm
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Very cute design! Great colors! And your letters look great! The thing is, practice makes perfect. So as you do it more often, you'll get better at it. =o)

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d3sc3n7 Posted 15 Aug 2009 , 11:17pm
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Thanks guys...the MMF on the top tier gave me real troubles...so it looks like crap. I think I worked that batch to much...and it got pretty loose.

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