Friday, 24 June 2011

More makes to share!

It's been crazy busy with Father's Day last weekend and topping 2000 fans on the Facebook page(WOOHOOOOO!) but I just had to share these new additions with you - all of them were random requests for darling daddies!

First up, little iPhone cake pops -check out the screen, although you'll have to squint! I made six of these, all with different messages:

iPhone Cake Pops!

Then we have the GRUFFALO cake pops! These were a huge hit, although someone was very quick to point out that I'd got their eyes wrong as I'd painted them yellow, so quickly had to repaint them orange!

Gruffalo Cake Pops!

What do most fathers love? BEER!

Beer Cake Pops!

One of my absolute favourite pops to make last week were these - CAMPER VAN CAKE POPS! They came out just as I'd hoped, although I did make another type with fondant windows that just weren't working for me. Luckily I always make spares, and after doing one of each type I knew that the painted windows were definitely the way forward!

Camper Cake Pops!

Some other little bits and pieces - Mario Cake Pops, and Spongebob Square Pants Cake Pops:

Mario Cake Pop, Spongebob Cake Pop!

Another very popular request is the Waybuloo characters. Having a toddler myself, I'm more than familiar with them, although I have to say that I prefer my kid's telly to talk properly rather than in made-up language. Surely I can't be the only one? Anyhoo, I digress - here are the PIPLING CAKE POPS! 

Waybuloo Cake Pops!

And finally, can't remember if I'd shared these with you already, so pardon the repetition if I have, but TOTORO AND THE SOOTS CAKE POPS!

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

This one was so cute, just had to share by itself!

Behold the prototype tutu pop - perfect for ballet themes! 

This tutu was actually made using some of the offcuts from the underskirt of my sister-in-law's wedding dress, and I just think it's rather adorable! It's not completely perfect, but I think it definitely shows potential. 


Saturday, 11 June 2011

So many lovely things to share with you!

I've got some fantastic new makes to show you all, and I'll start at the beginning, with the Angry Birds cake pops that I received a squillion Father's Day requests for. Trust me, having a hundred or so of these staring at you is really rather un-nerving, it was like their eyes were boring into my soul *shudder*.

Angry Bird Cake Pops
Next up in my sort-of-A-to-Z of cake pops (albeit missing many letters) is something I'm superproud of. No really, these just came out so brilliantly, just as I envisioned in my head - which, if we're being honest, doesn't always happen. They even survived shipping to Germany, which made me very happy. I present my.... drum roll please... DOG POPS! These were ordered to celebrate this gorgeous little puppies birthday - how seriously adorable is Nahla?! The perfectionist in me knows that her ears should have been a bit longer, but I know that floppy ears would have most likely been damaged on the journey.

The beautiful Nahla! *heart melts*

Beagle Cake Pops

Let sleeping dogs lie
Close-up of Beagle Pop

Jungle themes seem to be rather popular, and after making too much grey fondant the other day, I had a bit of an elephant experiment. They came out so well, just so adorably cute, that I had to find a use for them and jungle numbers were born. The order also included some monkey heads, and I thought some dinky little tiger faces wouldn't go amiss. They looked a bit lonely without some foliage, so I quickly rustled some up for them so they wouldn't get homesick! 

Jungle Number Cake Pops

Another one I get requests for quite regularly is Miss Minnie Mouse. I found her really quite fiddly, and had to make 20 pops to ship to Brazil (!). Still waiting to hear if they made it in one piece - they took so long that I'd be most devastated if they didn't! 

Minnie Mouse Cake Pops

Next up are my Pamper Pops - I was absolutely inspired by the Cake Poppery's version, and knew I had to attempt my own design. I opted for a textured towel (was envisioning fluffy spa towels in my head!) rather than the neat fondant that they went for. My cucumber slices are also more green - more English, dare I say!

Ladies who Spa - Pamper Cake Pops

A few more Ps to go through - there's also Pooh Pops (very similar to the Bakerella version, mostly because the client specifically requested that they had the same red shirt peeking):

Pooh Cake Pops

Then some Puffles (no, I'd never heard of them either!). I got two colours in before realising that they were only meant to be fluffy up top, so next time the orange and black ones will be more accurate!

Club Penguin Puffle Cake Pops

Now for the Ts - first up, Tatty Teddy Cake Pops, complete with little patches:

Tatty Teddy Cake Pops - Me2You Bears

And finally, something I'm most proud of - my Toy Story Cake Pops! These were an absolute labour of love, and I adore them all with the exception of Buzz, who I do feel I could improve. My most detailed pops yet, each is pretty much completely made out of cake pop mixture (including the hats), save a few embellishments here and there on Mr Potato Head:

Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie Cake Pops

Toy Story Alien and Mr Potato Head Cake Pops

And that's all folks - lots of pictures to get you into a cake popping mood.

Enjoy your weekend! 

Bianca xxx