Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Butter cream icing, gel color and vodka for coloring edges of flowers, black ribbon, fondant for flowers, basic modeling tools and paint brush. Made cake stand with wood, shelving paper and black ribbon. What are you most proud of? Over all look for this being the first wedding cake i have ever tried. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take your time and steady your elbow with your free hand while piping so not to shake as much.