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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Fondant, gold paint, Clikstix cutters and choc fudge cake with choc and cognac buttercream icing

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What are you most proud of? That the books truly looked old and well loved. Everyone commented on how life like they were and a local bookstore that was celebrating its 50th anniversary thought this cake would be perfect as an advertisement for their celebrations,

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? It's hard to get a true leather effect on the books. In the absence of any fondant texture mats I used a fine wired brush pressed randomly into the fondant which gave it the perfect texture.

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