Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Stag Head Woodland Wedding

Monochromatic Stag Head Woodland Wedding
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I made this dummy cake recently for a bridal show.  My goal was to make a very elegant cake, but I also wanted to give it a really rustic feel, since those seem to be all the rage these days.

My inspiration for this cake was a necklace a friend got a while back on Etsy.  I borrowed it from her and Chaddy used it to make a cut file for the Cricut.  From there I took the 2 half height tiers and used an impression mat to give them a good wood graining.  I know it's hard to tell from the photo, but if you click on it to enlarge it, you should be able to see it better.

For the borders, I used some leftover rhinestones for a punch of bling on the wood grained tiers and I used a twig mold on the plain tiers.  When I was finished I really liked the monochromatic look.  The cake got a lot of response when it debuted at the Chattanoogan's Wedding Showcase.

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