the little pearls are pastillage beads, slapped on when the buttercream was still soft. Pearlized them with pearl sheen before adding them to the cake.
buttercream cake - still trying to figure out how to make it smooth!! AAAAGH. The decorations are fondant. The cake was hand painted.
Western Birthday Cake
buttercream with fondant decorations. First time for gumpaste boots - probably the last! Thanks for the inspiration many cc'ers, you are the best!
This was the first cake I have made using non crusting buttercream! I thought it was very hard to get smooth with sharp corners! Any tips on decorating with soft buttercream would be appreciated.