Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Checkerboard cake pan and two flavored of cake, gum paste, homemade marshmallow fondant, homemade buttercream, icing coloring, Pepperidge Farm Pirouette Rolled Wafers for bamboo What are you most proud of? This was one of my very first cakes I made and I came up with the design in my own which made me happy. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have lots of patience. Sometimes what your project starts out as may change. My palm leaves were a struggle for me but with time I got them to work just in a different way than I had originally envisioned.