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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Put on your aprons and let's bake a cake!

Thank you for all of your comments on my cake that I posted yesterday. I had so much fun making it and it really wasn't too hard. Thanks to Lianne of Cute Stuff for sharing with me the idea. I decided to post a tutorial on how to "bake" a cake so you can see that it is pretty simple.
So here is what you will need to make this cake...marvy scallop circle punch, the I Top punch (is that what it's called??), one tea light, 5 small roses, 5" of ribbon, a cardstock strip 1/2" wide, 5" long, adhesive.With the I Top punch, punch out one (I used the SU Spring Fling DSP).
I used my crop-a-dile to punch out a hole in the center using the large hole punch.
Add glue (I used craft bond) to the back of the shape.
Position over tea light and smooth evenly, holding firm til glue sets a little.
Put sticky strip on both the ribbon and cardstock strip.
Wrap cardstock strip around tea light.
Wrap ribbon around the tea light over the cardstock strip.
Here's what it looks like so far - easy huh?
Punch out one scallop circle and then punch out a couple of circles using a 1/4" circle hand punch. This is for the switch for the tea light.
I used a pencil to trace around the tea light to get placement when I glue it down.

Put craft bond glue on the back of the tea light.
Glue down the tea light to the scallop circle making sure that the switch shows through the hole.
I added tiny pearls to the scallop circle.
I used mini glue dots on the backs of the tiny roses (cut off stems). Glue all 5 roses to the cake right up against the candle.
Your cake should look like this. I added some bling to the cake too.
Here's my finished cake. I used the SU XL Sizzix Bitty Box die to make my box for the cake and it fits perfect!
Hope you had fun baking with me! I got my tea lights and I Top punch from Cute Stuff. Please stop by to see Lianne and be sure to tell her that I sent you there! Thanks Lianne for sharing this cute and fun project with me. I can't wait to make more of these cute cakes. They sure make special birthday gifts!!

54 comments:

donna mikasa said...

Oh, my goodness! That is too cute! Thanks for sharing! Guess a field trip to Cute Stuff is next....love those little roses!

☼ Cheryl* said...

oh wow!!! that is so cute and looks sooooo easy to make! Thank you for showing us :)

Jenny said...

You are the best Teri! Thanks for the tutorial!

Jenny
crazyforpaper.blogspot.com

Rach said...

oh wow this is a fantastic tutorial,I have saved this one to my bookmarks, will have to have a go at this.. thank you for sharing.. brilliant job.xx

Tammy said...

Could this be any cuter!

I love this idea. Thanks for the tut.

**CrEaTiNgWiThAlOhA** said...

how adorbs....i wonder what you could use if you don't have an I-top...TFS....

mst822 said...

Such a cute project! Luv the colors! Thank you for sharing your tutorial!
Tammy

charlotte said...

TFS the tutorial, Teri. This makes a great birthday gift.

Serendipity Stamping said...

Thanks for the tutorial Teri, it is so cute and looks pretty easy to duplicate.

Denise said...

Thanks for the tutorial Teri! I will need to try one. So Beautiful, love the box too.
Hugs,
Denise

Jo said...

Hi Teri,

Thanks for the tutorial, you make it seem so easy... I'll try this one and show you what I come with-

Mimi said...

this is really cute!! i have to give it a try! ;)

Gina Wrona said...

Aloha Teri,

What an awesome tutorial, which I printed to someday case and I clipped your first cake to post and told people to come visit you!

Hugs,
Gina

Mrs.DJtoBE said...

You should be a Glue Dots designer! http://ow.ly/1vgb3

Islander Girl said...

OMG, you are too creative! Thanks so much for the tutorial, now I'm gonna have to get that punch! OYE!!! LOL!

Thanks again!

ShaniKulani said...

sooo cute! thank you for the tutorial and what a great idea for weddings :)

Rita said...

Thanks Teri for the tutorial...I luv this & it's a great gift idea! Now I need to find out where I can get the tea lights & that punch & I'll be on my way to making some for my friends, you make it look so easy!

Joy said...

guess you didn't get enough fill of making these...these are too cute! I want to go to Cute Stuff to get the flowers...not the tea lights! lol! I want to get them now! hahaha! will call you later! have a good day!

Shirley N said...

Boy Teri, you really are a sweetie to take the time to do a tutorial like this! Thanks much!!!

Brenda said...

Thanks for the tutorial... that was super fast you put it together! I will need to try it out one day!

Lorna said...

You make it look so easy! Thank you for sharing. :)

Allison said...

Oh my...what an idea! Love it!

Happy Honu said...

Thank you, thank you, thank you for the great tutorial, I tried to follow your early post, I just couldn't do it. So big mahalos!! Myra

1LuvnMama said...

Great tutorial Teri! When I read your first post, I thought it would be sort of difficult to make but after reading and seeing your instructions, it doesn't seem so bad! Thanks so much for always sharing! :)

Jen said...

This is just so adorable, Teri!! Love how yummy it looks @ the end... smooches, jen

miss you much.... has it been ages, again?

Hugs,
jen

kraftkat said...

Oh so sweet! Saw this @ cute Stuff, too. But you took it to the next level...wow, awesome job. TFS!!

Love My 4 J's said...

Hi Teri,
Love your tutorial.. so easy and sooo adorable.. can't wait to try it out myself. Now I only need the I top punch.. hmmm...
LOL!!

Thanks,
Claudia

Kim Yu said...

This is so cool, Teri! Thanks so much for a great tutorial!

Kyoko said...

Thanks for the tutorial Teri! You do such a GREAT JOB with your creations and tutorials! I can't wait to get together and make these "cakes" ... LOVE IT!

Huggies,
Kyoko

Joyce J said...

Teri,

This is so cute! Thank you and Lianne for sharing the idea. Your tutorial ROCKS!

corinnesomerville said...

OH MY STINKIN' GOSH !!!!!!!! THIS IS AMAZING !!!!!!!!!

You need to have a rest now from all that creativity !!!

Your rock my island buddy !!!!

Love ya!!!

Colleen said...

Thanks for the wonderful tutorial. I hope to get a chance to make one soon. First I need to go purchase a I Top Punch.

Roxx said...

Super cool idea! Thanks for the tutorial. Allison's (Stampin When I can) FeedBlitz e-mail has a great picture of your project. I just had to stop by..Super Cool.Thanks for sharing

http://dreamsofcrafting.blogspot.com

Jodi said...

This is just too cute Teri!! Wonderful tutorial, and adorable project!!
TFS!!
Hugs
Jodi =)

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [08 Apr 02:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Sassylassy said...

Your cake is beautiful I love it! And it looks so delicious!!!LOL Thanks for sharing. Perhaps I will give it a try someday.
Hugs Bonnie

Lynnelle said...

Hi Teri! Thank you for the tutorial. I never would have figured that out by myself. See you Saturday :)

jacqueline said...

OMG! It's sooooo cute! I have to make one! Okay, maybe I'll make more than one....:) Jacqui

Janis said...

That's so cute and I just sold my I Top punch cuz I couldn't figure out what to do with it. lol.

-Susan- said...

Teri,I adore your little cakes! Can"t wait to try cookin' one up myself! The I Top punch...who makes it? Thanks!

MsJay said...

Wow! Look at that altered tea light. Love, love this idea.

Elaine said...

You just won cutest idea of the year award!!! Thanks sooooo much! Now can you get us a source for the tea lights for cheap!?? LOL

Debra said...

All I can say is...fantabulous (fantastic/fabulous). This is such a smart and adorable idea. Thanks so much for sharting this tutorial.

Debra (Texas)

My Blog: Creative Heart Designs

Cami said...

Teri, your tutorials are always so well done with pics and instructions! You make everything look so easy, but also, your choice of papers and embellies are what makes your projects top notch! Thanks for doing this tutorial! Hugs, Cami

Marg said...

This is so cute. thank you so much for the tutorial.

Risa said...

Wow....what a super adorable treasure! I love,love ,love it!
hugs
Risa:)

kit said...

What a cute idea. The cake is adorable.

JenRaff said...

Great tutorial!!! I think I could actually do that -- LOL
Seriously, I am really going to try this. Will have to find the lights first. Thanks so much!

Swedie said...

Very clever way to give someone a forever birthday cake! I'm thinking of how much an elderly person would enjoy it. And it isn't sugary!

sugar_and_spice said...

How cute! Thanks for posting the tutorial! What size ITop punch did you use for this.

Thanks!

Merry said...

These are so brilliant great tutorial...thanks for sharing.

crazy4atc said...

Great tutorial,thank you!!

Veronica P said...

Thank you so much for the tutorial such a cute idea. Was the top punch a large or a small? I want to purchase one but you didn't say big or little? Familyofscrappers2004@yahoo.com.

R Adams said...

Love the little cake & box....so great that you shared it with us all. But could you tell me the size of the punch you used???

Thank you for your time