Tuesday, September 21, 2010

12 A little Birthday Cake


I wanted to send some birthday wishes across the states and thought I'd send a little cake!

This cake is made with a battery powered tea-lite candle.  I first wrapped the side of the tea lite in a strip of cream colored paper* after dry embossing it. Then I wrapped a thin ribbon around it to give it a layer cake look. Using the same cream colored paper, I cut out the flower shapes for top and bottom, decorated the petals with hot fix gems. I cut a hole in the center of the top 'flower shape' and slid it over the flame.  The bottom wasn't quite as easy, as I had to line it up with little legs and the switch on the bottom, but persistence paid off and I got it done!  The top embellishment is paper flowers and leaves.  When all was done, I added some stickles glitter.


*the cream paper I used is from The Paper Temptress... it's called Plike (plastic like) and has a really great feel to it.  It dry embosses beautifully and is quite soft to the touch.

Paper: The Paper Temptress PLike  and Ruche (green leaves)
Cricut: Martha Stewart All Occasions Cake Art
Cuttlebug: D'vine Swirl
Other: Prima Flowers, Imaginisce iRock and gems, stickles

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12 comments:

  1. Very cute! I've made a bunch of these little cakes, and this is the first I've seen with flowers on top! Love it!

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  2. W. O. W. !!! Awesome!
    Deb, qoq_1@hotmail.com

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  3. Wow I luv these cakes Cind!! You need to do a tut for these:)

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  4. So very lovely. Thank you for sharing.

    Kathryn

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  5. Love this! Great job!!!

    Found you via the Circut Circle MB!

    Happy Crafting, Paula
    Morethanfavors.blogspot.com

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  6. Very cute project and I wanted to tell you I love your cards. They are awesome.

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  7. Love this low calorie Birthday cake! Super yummy looking :)

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  8. Beautiful Cindy! I love your creativity!
    Hugs, Edith

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  9. How clever! At first glance, I thought it was a real cake!

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  10. This is a really clever idea, love the tea light candle effect.
    Kim xXx

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  11. I've made these too, but yours puts mine to shame. Beautiful work.

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