Wedding Cake Question (Long Time Lurker, First Time Poster)

Decorating By JackieK84 Updated 16 Apr 2013 , 1:58am by Dani1081

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Annabakescakes Posted 7 Apr 2013 , 10:36pm
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Great job. And now you know why there is a huge difference between making it yourself and paying someone else to do it. Would you have taken 2 days off work to do it for the cost of materials for anyone else? I obviously don't know how much you make, but losing 2 days pay is nothing to sneeze at. You would've have only paid me 1 days pay, plus overhead (about $20) materials (about $50) plus delivery.

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JackieK84 Posted 7 Apr 2013 , 11:25pm
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AWell, I'm salary, so I didn't lose any money...

But I understand why professionals charge as much as they (always have), but $650 was the quote I got and that didn't include delivery. I know it would have looked much better than mine, but I really wanted to do this myself and everyone liked it as a personal touch and it was a great conversation starter :)

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Omas Cakes Posted 7 Apr 2013 , 11:35pm
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AYou did a terrific job on the cake! And you have some very special memories you wouldn't have had if someone else made it. Congratulations to both of you and many blessings!


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Marianna46 Posted 15 Apr 2013 , 4:02pm
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That was a really beautiful cake! I know it took a lot of time, as did the other things you did for the wedding, but I can see you enjoyed it all and that it made all the difference to your day. Congratulations on making your wedding day the one you and your husband wanted!

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Dani1081 Posted 16 Apr 2013 , 1:58am
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Your cake was gorgeous! And you have some left over cash for your honeymoon!  Great job and congratulations on your marriage!  Best of luck to you!

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