Tuesday, June 10, 2008

My First Wedding!



This past week, I got to do a cupcake tower for my cousin's open-house reception down in Spanish Fork. It was very casual and the colors were royal blue and sage green. I wasn't given any direction so this was the result.
My sister, Ashley, was visiting me and thank-goodness she was there to help me! We cut out and assembled 200 flowers!! We also had to do 200 leaves too. People don't realize what a process it is dealing with fondant. You have to color it just the right color, roll it out over and over, and you have to make sure the flowers or fondant doesn't dry out before you have time to even finish cutting all the flowers out. It took both of us about 2 days to do it all. I don't think I could have done it without her. I had a blast, however hanging out with her. The piping detail on the top cake was really fun to do too.
Please don't mind the crude cupcake stand. I am in the process of building a new one. I think what bugged me so much about mine is that the spacers between the boards were too high. This is what I want my new one to look like:

9 comments:

Sundbergs said...

Awesome job. That looks amazing. You are so talented. that must have taken you forever. I hope business keeps growing for you.

Tolley Family said...

What a great idea! They are pretty and I bet they tasted even better. And 200 of anything sounds like a lot...but handmade flowers...Wow!

Aviles Family said...

You never cease to amaze me!You are so talanted! Great job!

Johnson said...

Oh my goodness, BEAUTIFUL. I can't believe how talented you are. My sister-in-law came out a few weeks ago and I showed her your site and we just gawked over your cakes. You are amazing.

Nicole said...

Beautiful! You have so much talent

cari said...

Love it, love it, love it. I wish I had a special occasion so you could make me a pretty cake!

Jenn said...

Bethany! Holy Cow! I am glad that you chimed in at my blog. I barely recognized you from your picture. You and your family are beautiful. And you are VERY talented by-the-way. I look forward to keeping up with both you and Memory!

Emily said...

LOOOOVE it!! Such a pretty color combo and it looks fabulous in cake/cupcake form!

I know what you mean about the cupcake stand, I feel like one of mine has too much space but the people eating them never seem to care. I love the deign of the one you pictured, so cute!

Anyway, fabulous job, Bethany!! (and my hands feel your pain, that's a lot of little detail work!)

Erin said...

Your cake posts always make me wish I had "Wonka Vision" so I could taste them.