Since I did my buttercream smoothing tutorial I get maybe an e-mail a week from someone who has tried my method and still not happy with the way their cakes look. I always tell them to keep practicing and keep decorating. Just like any other artist, you will develop your own methods and your own sense of style over time. And your cakes WILL get better!
So why am I saying all of this? Well... I was going through some old photos the other night when I ran across some of the cakes I did when I was first starting out. Chad and I looked through them and snickered and giggled at each one. But, I was doing the best I could do at the time and I was really proud of them.
So for the novice bakers out there that see my current cakes and think "Wow, I could never do that", I wanted you to see that I didn't start out doing 5-tiered cakes or flawless buttercream. Everyone else can just sit back and laugh like Chad and I did!!
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I know the firefly cake was one I recreated (I use the term very loosely) from the Whimsical Bakehouse book. The rest I probably saw in a Woman's Day magazine or some such place. That purple two-tiered cake was my Wilton final cake! These were all giveaways, so luckily none of them should ever wind up on Cake Wrecks! LOL!
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