Nine Inch Nails cake – light show stage

I love getting a challenge, my Cousin called and asked if I could make a Nine Inch Nails cake for her husband’s birthday this year.  She said, “do whatever” which is fun, but hard, too much possibilities. so I asked her some questions to get the ideas flowing and she started talking about the “Light Show” concert they attended this year and how great the stage was.


So I started looking up images from the concert. Concert pictures are TOUGH because it’s dark, often foggy, or super bright!  GAH! BUT it seemed like they had a curved backdrop that’s covered in lights and curved light panel that moves up and down.  So I decided to do a stage.
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Trampoline Park Party Cake

I was going through old pictures the other day and I found this cake I made 18 months ago but never shared!  GAH!  I hate it when I forget to share stuff, by the time I do it tends to be out of date.  But my boys (Mr. Topsy Turvy and Computer boy) are celebrating their joint birthday tomorrow at a trampoline park so it seemed to be the perfect time to break it out!


A local Trampoline park (called Hang Time, thus the lettering, oh and that’s their logo of a jumping figure up top)  invited a bunch of us bloggers out for a family day.  We all had a blast, but it is kind of far away from our house so we never got a chance to go back.  Then out of the blue Computer boy started talking about it!  SO party at the Trampoline park it is!
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Jack O Lantern Mickey Mouse Cake

I was tickled when my Sister called and asked me to make my sweet Nieces 4th birthday cake!  I love this sweet girl and love making cakes for my family, makes it more special when I know and love the recipient.  Anyway, I was even MORE excited when she sent me the picture of what she wanted!


They were just at Disneyland so they got to see this fun Jack O Lantern Mickey Mouse and my sweet niece fell in love!  Yay~!  I have so much fun comng up with a design plan for carved cakes! Add a Disney theme and I’m in heaven.
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Minecraft Birthday Cake Tutorial

I was planning on taking the summer off from making cakes but I kept getting these AMAZING orders that I couldn’t turn down!  I love getting an order that’s unique, challenging and FUN!!!  When Jyl from Mom It Forward came to me for a Minecraft cake I was super excited!!!


We started by looking at what was already out there (pinterest) and there was a lot of the same cake repeated over and over again and Jyl wanted something never done before!  I LOOOOOVE that!  So she told me her son’s favorite pieces in minecraft and two of those, the pig and watermelon, became the cake!
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Mini “Hunny” honey pot cakes tutorial #disneywinnie

This is a post sponsored by Blueprint Social and Disney.  All opinions are my own


First- how totally adorable are those hands???  Okay!  One of my favorite childhood Disney movies is being re-released, The many adventures of Winnie the Pooh!  I love that silly ol bear and his morning exercise, rumbling tummy, and his antics to trick those bees into giving up some honey…
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Tardis Cake Tutorial

My husband’s family loves Doctor Who so when my niece turned 14 last month she asked for a Tardis cake.  As I was working on my cake I came across this already amazing tutorial from Artisan Cake Company (if I still lived in Portland I’d go work with her, she does AMAZING work) and since our cakes were so similar I’m only sharing what I did differently rather than the full tutorial here.


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