Skulls & Roses 50th Birthday Cake

A couple of weeks ago I had a cake order for a two tiered cake with skulls & roses using purple, black & silver… and they wanted to use a large [very glittery] skull with eyes that lit up that they already had to top the cake. It sounded like an extremely fun cake, even more fun when I learned that the birthday girl was turning 50.

This is what I came up with:

Skull & Roses Birthday Cake |

I used a few different mediums on the cake.

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Cake: Orange County 2013 Fair


2013 OC Fair Cake Entry |
This year was my first year submitting a cake entry to the Orange County Fair. I had no idea what to expect, I’ve never decorated a “dummy” cake before… I’ve never had anyone “judge” my cakes before… So many things ran through my head, most of it was nerves but I set a goal to enter a cake so I did.
I got 3rd place! I cannot believe it! Especially after everything the cake and I went through….

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