Saturday, December 21, 2013

Ladybugs and Daisies

What could be more perfect than ladybugs and daisies for a little girl's first birthday party. A friend of mine ordered her little princess a beautiful 2 tiered pink and red ladybug and daisy cake. She sent me a picture of one she saw online and I did my best to recreate the cake she had fallen in love with.

It was chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream filling--needless to say I think they are chocolate fans.

This little guy adorned a small 6" round smash cake that I made for her photoshoot. Unfortunately, Vivianne told me that her little girl was not very cooperative for the photographer and just screamed the whole time. If only she would have smashed that cake up and eaten some chocolate--that would have put a smile on her face I'm sure :) The ladybug's body was made from a piece of cake baked in the Wilton mini-ball pan and covered in red fondant.

It seemed the perfect little companion to the actual birthday cake.

This is my favorite part--the middle of the fondant daisies were little ladybugs made from red fondant and black royal icing.

A fondant/gumtex 1 adorned the top with leaves and swirly vines coming out.

Happy first birthday Navianna! I'm so glad that I could be apart of this special day.