Tuesday, February 21, 2012
I initially made it because I wanted to play around with a wonky cake and I wanted to play around with a hot pink / lime color scheme. Then I sold some cookies at a small art show (gee, that was a LONG time ago) and I brought it along. Everyone wanted to know more about it, and I got lots of cake orders just because I brought that silly dummy cake along.
About a year later I did my first bridal show and even though I didn't think it resembled a wedding cake in the slightest, I brought it along anyway. And I had brides raving over it again!! Several said that it was the perfect cake for their wedding, although none on them wound up picking anything like it when we designed their cake.
That's when I learned that you should always bring a real attention getting cake with you to any show. A bride might want a simple ivory cake with swiss dots, but seeing one won't necessarily get her into your bridal booth.
Think of it this way - the road is full of Hondas and Fords, but people line up to see monster trucks or the Batmobile at an auto show! Have an awesome week!