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Eggplant Purple Peony Cake Flowers

Eggplant Purple Peony Cake Flowers
A past bride/client contacted me recently from Australia and she asked if I could make a couple peonies for her sister who is getting married next month. She loved the peonies I made for her wedding cake but she wanted the peonies to be in eggplant purple or aubergine with a bit of bling.  I love how vibrant and vivid the color is on these peonies. The larg[...]

David Austin Inspired Rose – Cake Flowers

David Austin Inspired Rose - Cake Flowers
Another Etsy bride asked me if I could make a 4 inch peach rose for her wedding cake. I asked her if she could send me a photo of what she had envisioned. She sent me this beautiful image of one of the David Austin English roses.I've been wanting to work on my David Austin inspired roses more and I got the chance with this order. I still need to work on it, but I love[...]

Clay Cake Flowers

Clay Cake Flowers
Today has been a day spent catching up on my orders. My last day with Thalia, my student from Saudi Arabia was yesterday. We had a wonderful time getting to know each other and she thoroughly enjoyed learning the techniques of the DECO Clay Craft Academy! She's awaiting her certification, but more about Thalia and her projects later.I had a peony cake flower order for[...]

Custom Cake Flowers – Peony, Ranunculus, Hydrangea, Sweet Pea and Lily of the Valley

Custom Cake Flowers - Peony, Ranunculus, Hydrangea, Sweet Pea and Lily of the Valley
A repeat customer via Etsy contacted me shortly before I went on vacation to ask if I could create her cake flowers. She wanted peonies, ranunculus, hydrangea and small fillers. I suggested sweet peas and lily of the valley as the fillers.The flowers will cascade down her 3-tier cake. This is less than 1/3 of the overall flowers I created for her. She specifically wan[...]

Cherry Blossom Cake Flowers

Cherry Blossom Cake Flowers
A client recently contacted me and asked if I could create cherry blossom branches for her 3 tier cake. She had purchased a custom bird cake topper that she wanted a circle of cherry blossoms to surround the birds & base as well as branches to go up the sides of each tier. She asked me for a rough sketch and a quote.She was very interested in having me create her [...]

Large Form Magnolia Cake Flower

Large Form Magnolia Cake Flower
Recently I received an email from a cake designer in Australia who asked me if I could make a large white magnolia with some buds. Her client had a specific look in mind of all white, but I think after she saw the hint of color on the inside of the magnolia, she asked me to add a bit of color. This flower turned out to be over 6 inches in diameter. It's gorgeous!It de[...]

Ivory, Chocolate Brown and Pink Cake Flowers

Ivory, Chocolate Brown and Pink Cake Flowers
A wedding cake designer in Vero Beach, Florida, contacted me recently and asked if I could create the flowers for a specific cake she was trying to recreate. The cake is 4 tiers with brown satin ribbon bands at the base of each layer and the cake had pinkish brown lilies, chocolate brown leaves and ivory roses. The cake also had wispy brown reeds and crystals througho[...]

Something Blue … Cake Topper

Something Blue ... Cake Topper
I had an Etsy buyer contact me about a custom cake topper and if I could make one for her in a short timeframe. Her wedding is next Saturday, 7/10. We worked the details quickly and I told her I could do it as long as I got the order Thursday night. I worked on the flowers yesterday afternoon and they were dry enough to arrange.Regina's cake has brown and tan element[...]

Peonies, Ranunculus, Lilac and Lily of the Valley Cake Topper

Peonies, Ranunculus, Lilac and Lily of the Valley Cake Topper
I've been busy trying to finish up a few orders over the weekend and this is one I just finished this evening. The couldn't decide on her cake flowers so she opted to get a latte cup full of pink and ivory peonies, ranunculus, pink lilac and lily of the valley. This is a gift for her mother for the wedding. However if it works as a topper for the wedding cake, she [...]

White and Black Anemone Cake Flowers Part II

White and Black Anemone Cake Flowers Part II
I was able to wire and tape Christine's cake flowers this afternoon. Christine wanted my clay flowers, but had to have a reason to spend the money for them and she decided to ask me to do her cake flowers. She is so happy to be able to have my creations to grace her wedding cake! I have to say, Christine is super sweet. She contacted me when our family was going thr[...]