Potted Orchid Cake
This was my entry for the decorated cakes competition for the 2015 NC State Fair! I loved making the moth orchids & attempting the succulents (!) and was very happy with how the overall look of the cake turned out - even if I did only earn 2nd place :)
Pumpkin 1St Birthday
My latest cake for Icing Smiles, Inc. was a fun little pumpkin/Fall theme for a precious little girl celebrating her first Birthday! Vanilla cake, vanilla buttercream filling, covered with fondant and fondant details.
Super Mario Brothers Cupcakes
As a Mario fan, these were so much fun to work on! Super Mario Bros themed cupcakes for a little guy's birthday party. The cupcakes were chocolate with chocolate buttercream and strawberry with vanilla buttercream, topped with custom fondant toppers.
Owl Baby Shower Cake
Fun little owl themed baby shower cake - vanilla cake, covered in vanilla buttercream frosting with fondant details/accents.
Girl Scout Cupcake Toppers
Fun little cupcake toppers for my daughter's girl scout troop bridging ceremony! Found a cutter on Amazon for the clover emblem and added our troop number to those. Then made some little s'mores and tent toppers as well. Can't wait to put them on some yummy cupcakes! :)
Sweet Potato Cupcake
Sweet potato cupcakes with maple-cinnamon brown sugar swiss meringue, topped with sugared pecans! :) I tried to find a way to add this recipe directly on Cake Central, but couldn't quite find where I can do that?! Look on my profile and follow the link to my blog - the recipe is posted there!
Owl First Birthday Cake
Fun little buttercream cake designed to match the birthday girl's invitations! Vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream filling and frosting, with fondant details.
Rustic Floral Wedding Cake
2014 NC State Fair Cake - Have to say it - my favorite cake to date! (And also the most work I've had to attempt on a cake!) Four tiers, covered in fondant, gum paste flowers. Loved working on the bottom tier - so happy with how my attempt at woodgrain turned out!
Navy & Coral Wedding Cake
Loved working on this romantic wedding cake! Pumpkin spice with cinnamon cream cheese, chocolate with caramel swiss meringue, vanilla with vanilla swiss meringue and red velvet with vanilla cream cheese were the flavors, covered in fondant with buttercream scroll work and gum paste peonies.
Buttercream Puppy Cake
Loved how this one turned out - even if my hands were KILLING me after using the grass tip all over this little guy! Chocolate cake, all piped vanilla buttercream with fondant details.
Doc Mcstuffins/minnie Mouse Birthday
Cake for a special little miss who loves both Doc McStuffins AND Minnie Mouse :) Marble cake, vanilla buttercream filling, covered in fondant with fondant details and a toy Doc topper.
Preppy Floral Birthday Cake
I had so much fun working on this little cake! I designed the cake to match the party invitations that had the same bold stripes and lovely floral "bursts". Vanilla cake with lemon swiss meringue filling, covered in fondant with fondant details.
Minnie Mouse Birthday Cake
Cake for my Nephew's little one, turning 2! :) Chocolate and strawberry cake with vanilla swiss meringue filling and frosting, with fondant details.
Fire Hydrant Birthday Cake
Fun little cake for a little boy's 1st Birthday! (The little guy LOVES dogs, so mom & dad thought this theme was perfect) Chocolate cake, vanilla buttercream filling & crumb coat, covered in fondant with all fondant details.
Had fun attempting this birthday cake for someone who loves hummingbirds! I originally had the hummingbird suspended mid-air via a floral wire, but he turned out to be heavier than I anticipated, so I altered the design to have him resting on the cake. Still pretty happy with how it turned out! :)
Chevron/polka Dot Gender Reveal
Fun little gender reveal cake! Vanilla buttercream with fondant details.
Sock Monkey Birthday Cake
My daughter requested her birthday cake have a sock monkey theme this year, so this is what we came up with! I modeled the sock monkey from chocolate fondant and gum paste - she was quite happy!
My 3Rd Call To Action For Icing Smiles Inc A Cake For Hannahs Birthday Chocolate Cake Vanilla Buttercream Filling Covered In Fondan
My 3rd call to action for Icing Smiles, Inc.! A cake for Hannah's Birthday - chocolate cake, vanilla buttercream filling, covered in fondant with fondant and gum paste details.
Dogwood Ruffle Wedding Cake
This is my cake for the 2013 NC State Fair decorated cakes competition - I'm entering the 'decorated for wedding" category. When my first attempt at making dogwood blossoms turned out pretty decent, I knew I had to use them for my state fair cake :) I was also excited to try out a new technique for ruffles - a LOT of fun!
Breakfast At Tiffany's Birthday
I was SO excited to get my 2nd call to action for Icing Smiles! Miss KeeCee, who is turning 17 requested a "Breakfast at Tiffany's" theme for her cake - which was so much fun to do!
Blue Chevron Ombre
Blue being my favorite color and chevron being my new favorite thing...this cake was a blast to work on! Vanilla buttermilk cake with vanilla buttercream filling and frosting. Fondant chevron cutouts and buttercream ombre ruffles.
Square Lime Green/white Birthday Cake
Chocolate cake with oreo buttercream filling, and vanilla cake with strawberry buttercream filling, covered in fondant with fondant/food color pen details.
Square Zebra Print Birthday
Fun cake for a special girl's birthday! Fluffy vanilla cake, vanilla marshmallow mousse filling, covered in fondant with fondant details.
Jake & The Neverland Pirates
Fun little cupcakes for a Jake & the Neverland Pirates themed 1st Birthday! Fondant toppers.