I Did It!!!!!!!!!! Yaaaaaaay!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Decorating By keflyn Updated 27 Nov 2009 , 4:43pm by FlourPots

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keflyn Posted 26 Nov 2009 , 4:21am
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This is the cake I made! I have never done this before! the photo is crap!
I just copy-pasted the description in my gallery!
well, the good photos are not on my camera but i chose to upload this anyway until I am able to get the good picture this will have to suffice. Again, I thank you all for your wonderful help and support. When I got to the location the heater was on and the buttercream was melting so as I stacked the cake my family was opening windows and trying to find the ac. In the end it looked really nice and my grandparents were touched. This picture does not do it justice but it is the only one I could find. Why the picture was taken midway through cutting I will never know. I have never done a cake this big (typically I will bake a 1/2 sheet and frost the top and not take it out of the pan so....yeah....) and it was a learning process Thank you all again!

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keflyn Posted 26 Nov 2009 , 4:23am
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egads I swear it looked a lot better than that
I know it did because I have seen the other pictures....well this is embarassing icon_redface.gif you couldn't see the cake through the icing I promise it was smoother too...this was after the windows were shut and people were in and the icing melted again

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Doug Posted 26 Nov 2009 , 4:26am
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what good is smooth if the cake collapses?

you got it up and looking solid.

glass like finish comes next.

you're on your way! congrats! thumbs_up.gif

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sugarandslice Posted 26 Nov 2009 , 4:56am
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Well done, stacking a cake well is no small accomplishment and we have to give ourselves pats on the back every time we succeed at something we've set out to learn. And that feeling of "Yay, I did it" is a great one - enjoy the cake-buzz!

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cylstrial Posted 26 Nov 2009 , 10:21pm
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Your first big cake! Yeah!!! Congrats!

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Lita829 Posted 26 Nov 2009 , 10:52pm
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Congrats icon_smile.gif

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kakeladi Posted 26 Nov 2009 , 11:44pm
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Aaahhh what a labor of love! And your Grandparents were pleased. That is payment enough icon_smile.gif
You *will* more and more with each cake you make. It does not come overnight. Just keep plugging away icon_smile.gif

It's o.k. to have this pic of it. A year from now.......10 yrs from now you will look back and laugh at how it looks. It will remind you of your beginnings.

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LaBellaFlor Posted 27 Nov 2009 , 12:08am
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First time doing a 3-tiered cake and it didn't sink. Be proud! thumbs_up.gif

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__Martha__ Posted 27 Nov 2009 , 12:17pm
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No easy feat to stack a cake like that. I am sure they were pleased. I love the gold and white decorations. 50th wedding anniversary?

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HowCoolGomo1 Posted 27 Nov 2009 , 2:11pm
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It's gorgeous.

Stacking a cake is hard work You did a great job!

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JenniferMI Posted 27 Nov 2009 , 2:26pm
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Keep plugging away and practicing...practice makes perfect. You are off to the races girl!

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JGMB Posted 27 Nov 2009 , 3:23pm
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Woo hoo! Way to go!! I'm so happy for you!!! party.gif

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FlourPots Posted 27 Nov 2009 , 4:43pm
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My first cake tilted an leaned to one side the entire evening, and it was only two tiers! Had it been three, it would have toppled over, I'm sure of it.

You did good!

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