Monday, October 29, 2012

Hello Kitty Cake

 
 
How cute is this Hello Kitty cake! I covered the cake in marshmallow fondant - a recipe from About.com's website. I always hear that fondant is really hard to work with, but this marshmallow stuff is super easy if you ask me? The bonus is - it doesn't taste nasty like regular fondant. It's not as yummy as butter cream, but totally edible!  The bow and nose are made of fondant as well. The eyes and whiskers were added with gel from a tube so the eyes look a little weird in this pic. I don't really like gel but was in a pinch for solid black decorations. I have a problem with the gel stuff 'running', so we'll see what it does to the white fondant overnight in the fridge.
I stacked two round cakes for the face, then sliced off a sliver at the top and bottom to make an oval. The ears are rice krispy treats, pre-purchased of course, I burn them every time I try to make them from scratch.
 
In my ear: the dishwasher is running
In my glass: Meijer diet orange pop

Monday, October 1, 2012

Thank you! Scrap Camp results

My appreciation goes out to everyone who made it out to camp this past weekend. I can't thank you enough for your generous support of this event. And a very special thanks goes out to those who recruited more crafters to keep the weekend going!
 
Your gracious raffle purchases were truly amazing. I'm very excited to announce that we were able to cover the shortage in overhead and still come out with a balance of $598.73 to donate to the Cannonsburg PTC. That's spectacular!

Save the date for the next weekender - January 25, 2013. Hope to see you there!

In my ear: Michael Buble' (D gave me the urge to play him!)
In my glass: Propel Zero