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Hand Painted Shabby / Piano Bar Wedding

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The Hand-Painted Cake taught by Erin Schaefgen

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Wedding
Type 3 or more Tiers
Material Gum Paste, Fondant
Style Classic, Innovative, Whimsical
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Do you sell this cake? No, just for fun
Name of website or online shop: I have retired from baking

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Marshmallow fondant. Tylose powder was used to stiffen the fondant for the bow and roses. Hand painted using this technique. I reverse traced a pencil tracing then painted with gel food coloring thinned with vodka. The scalloped circles were from a cookie cutter and the piano keys were oringinal.

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What are you most proud of? The unique design & simplicity of it.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Search fabric stores for the most beautiful rose patterns then trace the design on tracing paper. Flip the tracing paper over and trace the rose right onto the fondant. Note: Let the fondant set for about 8 hours, then rub the area with a bit of Crisco before you try to trace your pattern on. This video taught me how to do this cake. Thanks soooo much!

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Most impressive. Beautifully done. :-)

03/31/2014 Flag

Wow that is Amazing!!

04/04/2014 Flag

Pretty and cute

04/04/2014 Flag

superrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

05/08/2014 Flag

Beautiful !!

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