My daughter requested the design, colors, and decoration, and helped with most of it. This is my second stacked cake. I kind of wish I would have done the spires like the very top one (as far as having them stick up out of the cake), but my daughter was very thrilled so that is all that counts. French vanilla cake on bottom and cherry chip (with 1/2 marachino cherry juice in place of some milk). I also used Wilton decor for the "stones".