Thursday, March 8, 2012

Holly's Ballet Themed 3rd Birthday- Part Four (Cake Stand and Ballerina Cupcakes)


 

The decor for the party was pretty simple- lots of pink and white decorations.
But, my favourite set-up was the food table.

Remember this cake stand that I made for a friend's babyshower a while back?
Well, I saved it and decided to re-cover it for Holly's birthday:




Ah, so very pink! Again, I used the same scrapbooking paper that I used for the invitations and the cupcake toppers to cover the inner beams, and bought some new pink ribbon to do the outer edges. I added the bows last minute, and I'm glad I did.
Isn't it amazing what a glue gun can do?
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Next, I moved on to the cupcakes.



After finishing my DIY ballerina cupcake toppers, I started frosting!


I used a Wilton drop flower tip to make a nice swirl, and then added an extra tall swirl in the centre (for where the ballerina would be placed). Next, I sprinkled on some pink Wilton sugar pearls and pressed in my ballerinas.


I repeated in chocolate, of course.


...and then I finally got to put them on my cake stand!



xoxo








4 comments:

  1. I love that cupcake stand! I'm considering just doing cupcakes instead of a big cake this year so I'm definitely going to have to try this out. :)

    Love, Jazmyn

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  2. the cupcakes look delicious! love the pink stand as well. xx

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  3. wow you are really good at it! the muffins look very pretty

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  4. These cakes are brilliant! Love the ballerina coming out of them, and love the pink!! XX

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