Coolest 50th Needlework Cake

Coolest 50th Needlework Cake

I made the toppers for this needlework cake two days in advance.  At first I coloured my fondant the different shade of pink, including the maroonish pink, which I used even though the bottle states that it’s supposed to be red, but doesn’t turn out red at all, but it went very well with my … Read more

Coolest Quilting Cake Ever!

Quilt Cake

I created this quilting cake for the mother of a good friend of mine. Her mother loves to quilt, so I knew the items on the cake had to be somewhat realistic. My great grandmother was a quilter so it was kind of a pet cake of mine at the time. Although I knew my … Read more

Coolest Sewing Box Cake

Was asked to a cake for a friends mum, who was going to 70. Had been a seamstress most of her life, and made on the Merecats that appear in the adverts in the UK. The cake also had to travel so nothing to delicate. The acutal cake is a 10inch maderia, which I find … Read more

A Birthday Cake That Looks Like a Real Paint Roller!

Amazing Paint Roller Birthday Cake

I wanted to make a birthday cake that didn’t look like a cake, and since we all love to paint, I thought of making it look like paint. The paint roller is just a jelly roll filled with cherry pie filling.  I stuck a real paint roller handle into it! The icing is store-bought green … Read more

Sewing Machine Cake

This is a cake for a woman who’s grandmother was turning 90 years old. I was in Indiana living with my mother, I had just moved there and was looking for work. You see I liked to bake and I was a medic in New York. So I thought I could get a job in  a bakery. Not … Read more

Coolest Pin Cushion Cake for Mom

My sister and I decided to make a special cake for a special person – our Mom! Our Mom is a seamstress and owns her own business. We thought of an old fashion pin cushion – what a perfect birthday cake for her. We kept it a complete surprise from Mom, hiding it until we … Read more

Coolest Little Artist Cake

Coolest Little Artist Cake

My soon to be 8 year old granddaughter, Kyler, was having a painting birthday party at a local paint  a picture center.  She wanted a painter’s palette coy her cake and, after searching around, we decided on this one. It was fun to make and was a big hit at the party!!

Coolest Tie Dyed Birthday Cake

Coolest Tie Dyed Birthday Cake

This Tie dyed birthday cake was actually tie dyed inside and out! (sorry, the lighting wasn’t very good where I took the picture!). I baked two 12″ round vanilla cakes. I tinted portions of the vanilla batter violet, rose, leaf green and lemon yellow, leaving some white as well. Then I randomly spooned them into the … Read more

Coolest Smiggle Birthday Cake

This Smiggle birthday cake is a simple but effective cake. The cake is a butter cake and the birthday girl asked for the  inside to be colored aqua for more impact when the cake was cut.  This is great idea as it is a surprise to the guests ! I used orange colored butter cream between … Read more

Greatest Sewing Machine Cake for 90 Year Old Seamstress

This sewing machine cake was a bugger to make but with persistence and the good Lord I was able to make an awesome cake for a great grandmother.  The top horizontal portion, the vertical end and the case of the the machine are made of cake. The underneath of the head of the cake is made of ricekrispies. There is … Read more

Coolest Crayon Birthday Cake

Our 1 year old just loves chewing on crayons that her big sisters leave lying around so when it was her birthday I had this idea of making a Crayon cake – but with no idea what it would actually look like or how to do it! So I googled it and of course scores … Read more

Palette Birthday Cake for a 90 Year Old Artist

Palette Birthday Cake for a 90 Year Old Artist

I was determined to make this Palette birthday cake for my 90 year old grandmother’s birthday so I could give her something a little more creative than your typical nice old ladies birthday cake!   She is a very good artist and has a great sense of humor which is where my inspiration came from. I did the … Read more

Coolest Knitting and Sewing Cake

Coolest Knitting and Sewing Cake

I made this knitting and sewing cake for my mother-in-laws birthday. It consists of a two 10 inch layers of butter fudge chocolate cake and two layers of lemon poppy seed cake filled with lemon butter cream filling.  I put it on a silver platter to make it easier to transport to their home.  I then … Read more

Coolest Crayon Box Birthday Cupcakes

Coolest Crayon Box Birthday Cupcakes

I made this crayon box birthday cake for my son’s 2nd birthday party. We were having the party at a campground so I had to make the cake/cupcakes the night before and then travel with them, this is why I went with cupcakes instead of the cake. First I took ice cream cones, cut them … Read more

Coolest Crayola Crayon Box Cake

Coolest Crayola Crayon Box Cake

This  Crayola Crayon box cake was really fun and easy to make. I made three 10×10 cakes and stacked them for a 4″ tall cake, then with the third cake I cut it in half and then in half length wise so I had a 5x10x1 cake to put under the crayons to hold them up. While the … Read more

Cool Quilters Cake

Cool Quilters Cake

I made this  cool Quilters cake for my mother-in-law. I knew I wanted to incorporate pink as much as possible (she is a breast cancer survivor). She LOVES to quilt and even holds classes on it. Her idea of a fun time is driving all over Southern California looking for “fat quarters”. The cake is made … Read more

Coolest Crayon Box Cake for a Creative Kid

Coolest Crayon Box Cake for a Creative Kid

I used a 9″ x 13″ cake pan to start this Crayon Box cake. When the cake was cooled I cut out  a section at the top, like a step. I then dirty iced the cake with butter cream icing. Trying to get the color of the crayon box just right to forever!  I finally got close enough and covered the cake in … Read more

Old-Fashioned Tomato Pin Cushion Birthday Cake

This old-fashioned Tomato Pin Cushion birthday cake was for a friend turning 40 with a passion and talent for sewing. She asked me to make her a fantasy cake, and I knew it had to have a sewing theme, so I decided on a traditional tomato pin cushion, an icon in the sewing community. I made 2 Bundt cakes, … Read more

Coolest Art Cake

Homemade Art Cake

My brother is going to art school and so when his birthday came around I knew I had to use some of his art for an art cake. I bake four eight inch round cakes. Two were for the paint palette and one was for the art piece. The fourth one was to be used … Read more

Coolest Box Of Crayons Birthday Cake

Homemade Box Of Crayons Birthday Cake

This Box Of Crayons Birthday Cake is for my cousin’s youngest child’s 3rd birthday, all she does is color! It’s a half sheet cake with a ‘chunk’ cut of of one end and a sheet of grayish fondant placed in the hole to make it look like the back of the box. Iced with yellow … Read more

Coolest Crayon-Shaped Kid Cake Photo and Tips 6

Behind the cake theres a draw-string piñata I made from a box. I cut a trap door in the bottom and attached strings – only one of which releases the trap door. Around the cake are “crayons” made by dipping Twix sticks into candy melts. You could also use pretzel rods, but those aren’t available … Read more

Coolest Pencil-Shaped Cake Decoration Ideas 0

The first thing I did the day before baking the cake was coloring the icing. I still cant believe how exact I got the colors. For the pencil color, I started mixing equal parts of orange and yellow and once the shading was pretty good, I put in a smidge of brown to darken it … Read more

Cool Homemade Tie Dye Cake

Homemade Tie Dye Cake

This Tie Dye cake was tie dyed inside and out! The cake was a white cake mix and I took 1 cup of batter and divided it into 3 bowls and used food coloring to make it pink, blue and green then dropped teaspoons full into the batter and swirled with a toothpick. To make … Read more

Awesome Homemade Artist Palette Birthday Cake

Homemade Artist Palette Birthday Cake

My parents are both artists who mainly do watercolors AND their birthdays are 4 days apart. They loved this Artist Palette Birthday Cake. After seeing other cakes like it on this site and the web, I found a clip art picture of an artists palette, enlarged it and cut it out. I baked and stacked … Read more