Tuesday, December 28, 2010

80th Birthday Cake

A friend asked me to make this cake for her parents, who share the same birthday. In their younger days Pat was a seamstress and Bob was a coalman, so I modeled a Singer sewing machine and a sack of coal as requested. The style of the cake is based on another 80th cake I had done for my own father with playing cards on it, like a present bursting open. As my friend asked, I tried to make it very visual with contrasting colours in cerise, black and silver. I hope the cake helps to make it a celebration to remember.

1 comment:

Jane said...

The cake was more than I could have wished for. My parents were so impressed and excited that a cake could be made to look so brilliant! I have to admit that my dad wouldn't cut it because he didn't want to spoil it (even though we have loads of photos of it). Thank you for making a special occasion even more special.