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: