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Twilight Series Birthday Cake by martiowlsten Twilight Series Birthday Cake by martiowlsten
Twilight-themed Fondant Birthday Cake

Explanation: My mother LOVES Twilight. She's addicted. I'm just as bad - but that's beside the point. This weekend, we were celebrating my mother's birthday, and I decided I wanted to make her a cake.

(Cake-making is, for me, a big deal... especially for my mother. She used to do professional wedding and birthday cakes that were absolutely stunning! I grew up watching her create absolutely beautiful creation out of cake mixes and frosting and food coloring, and I've always wanted to be able to do that, too.)

So, somewhere in there, I'm not sure where, I decided I would make her a Twilight cake. But how? I didn't know. I got some ideas online and somehow, in the midst of all that, I decided I was going to use fondant to do it. A rather crazy idea for me, considering I'd never used fondant before.

Well, long story short, I called in some special assistance from :icondanikamorningstar: and together we created this. The initial concept was mine and I created the base cake, the checker board and ribbon. Danika sculpted the chess pieces and the beautiful flower. Everything on here - and I do mean EVERYTHING - is edible, made of marshmallow fondant, butter cream frosting, food coloring and... yes, a real apple. It's covered in fondant, but it's a real apple under there. (Danika has a pic of this on her account, too, since this SO wouldn't have been possible without her help - go tell her how lovely that flower is!)

Mom -loved- it, as did nearly every other woman present that evening (the men just didn't get it). She screamed when I went to cut it. :)

Twilight (c) Stephenie Meyer
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:icontwinsmanns:
Twinsmanns Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
WOW
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martiowlsten Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hee! Thanks!
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seremela05 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that is just way amazing. and not cuz i'm a twi-fan, but because it's just really cool!
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:iconmartiowlsten:
martiowlsten Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! And thank you for the favs as well!
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:iconseremela05:
seremela05 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're very welcome! :hug:
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Froudi Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, you did this??? Thats AMAZING. I normally see things like that on Ace of Cakes or something
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martiowlsten Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yep, I did - of course, there was no way I could do it alone, so :icondanikamorningstar: was my partner in crime. I know cakes, she knows figures, together it was a success.

... you should check out her gallery -she's got more of our cake creations that we've done since. Hm, I need to post some of them on my page, too...
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:iconmarikkanamelightzero:
That is one beautiful cake. And I'm not even that into Twilight anymore.
And, once again, that is a GORGEOUS cake.:+fav:
Did I mention how much I loved this cake?
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:iconmartiowlsten:
martiowlsten Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!! I'm glad you liked it!
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ArtisanCraft Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2009
We have featured this cake right here. :D


=MyntKat
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