Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Cake, fondant, royal icing, ribbon What are you most proud of? The butterfly - need some more work on the brush embroidery, though. What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you're going to use a cookie cutter for your pattern, press it into the fondant before the fondant hardens up. Otherwise, you get cracks in your fondant. BIG cracks.