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My name is Erin and I have been blogging since July 2010 on the recommendation of my friend Ann and now I can't stop, LOL. I created this blog as a place to display my Kreativity. To inspire and be inspired. I hope you enjoy your visit. Let me know you stopped by so that I can return the favor and visit your blog.

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Monday, April 25, 2011
Hello friends. 
The Scrappin' Roots Monthly Layout Challenge has been canceled this month due to my upcoming move. 
I wanted to share a little something different with you all today. I know I almost always post a paper crafted project but not today!
Last year I had the privilege of making a towel cake as a gift for a friends bridal shower (scope it out below).
The bride's niece (she's 9) loved it so much she told her mother that she wanted to give one to her soon-to-be step mother. Her mother asked me way back then if I would put one together as her gift to give to her step mom at her bridal shower. 
I didn't really have a plan or a pattern of decoration for THIS cake I just figured out once I knew the colors and bought the towels I'd go from there. Here is how it turned out and I absolutely LOVE it. 
I cannot believe how perfect it came out. 
I lined the top and bottom of each layer with grossgrain ribbon in solid brown and mint w/ brown polka-dots. The polka-dots are what inspired me to use the buttons (Which were 50% off at JoAnn's, SCORE!) and to steer away from flowers. I actually forgot to get something for the top of the cake and when I was putting it all together, falling in love with it more and more, I got to thinking...."What kind of topper would Buddy The Cake Boss put on top of this cake if it were actually fondant?" I think I got it right! I believe he would have gone with a bow of some type. I LOVE how well it matched the green & brown polka-dot ribbon.

I think this cake looks good enough to eat and I want to display it in my own house, don't you?

What other kind of crafting projects do you do aside from paper projects? Do you do any?

I hope you have been inspired to try something different and new.
Keep Kreating, 


Jessica said...

The cake is adorable. And yes, Buddy would have added a bow! You did a fantastic job. When I am not working on paper crafting, I love to paint and alter wood objects. check out my blog and breeze through some of the old posts if you would like.
Happy Crafting Erin!

Anonymous said...

HOLY COW LADY!!! These are AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yes...Buddy would have done a bow too I think! I've never made a towel cake (or diaper cake) but this totally makes me wanna try it...I even have a wedding come up in 2 months that I could do it for!

Jessica said...

Very PRetty and classy. TFS

Jess B.

Tiffany said...

I love that black cake sooo much! Makes me wish I was getting married again so I can have one :) Aside from paper crafts I like to make party favors. TFS


Jacqueline said...

Thanks for stopping by today - I love these cakes, The black one is my fav.
Hugs ~ Jacqueline


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