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Christmas Cake 2007 by spiderdijon Christmas Cake 2007 by spiderdijon
My second Christmas cake - this event is pretty much a big deal in my cake world :D

This one didn't exactly abide by the rules of 'less is more' and isn't really in my usual style either, but my mum wanted the traditional santa and snow scene and I wanted some more contemporary themes so it all mishmashed in together - and if you can't go overboard at Christmas when can you?

Standard fruit cake covered in marzipan and royal icing, decorated with royal icing snowflakes and 'filigree' design, and blue dusting powder.

Incidentally, I also repainted santa and the little house in acrylics because they were looking quite old and battered :P
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TinorialPeredhil Featured By Owner May 16, 2010
The piping on this is amazing. Lovely job! Each snowflake is perfect.
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TwiggyTeeluck Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
This has been featured under Art You Can Eat
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=)
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Czathero Featured By Owner May 12, 2008  Hobbyist
Nice. :D
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spiderdijon Featured By Owner May 14, 2008
Thanks! :)
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Czathero Featured By Owner May 14, 2008  Hobbyist
Your welcome. :D
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chrissie-ness Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008  Student Artisan Crafter
you're so good at this! =P cake decorating -^^- i'm not so good...and i'm older than you :XD: i mean, almost the same age :XD:
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spiderdijon Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
Thank you! :hug: There is always time to practise, and of course everyone will love you for it! I went through a phase where we had way too much cake in the house for us to eat cos I was constantly practising ;P
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chrissie-ness Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008  Student Artisan Crafter
lolz :XD: yeah...that happened 2 days ago =P
there were 3 cheese cakes, 2 cakes and a batch of muffins :XD: the refrigerator was full and my mom wasn't bothered, but, she just didn't know where to put the other things in :XD:
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spiderdijon Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008
haha well practise makes perfect...and if it's not you eat it anyway :XD:
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chrissie-ness Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2008  Student Artisan Crafter
hahaha =P yeah...=P
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