Sunday, July 11, 2010

Happy Birthday To Me! (And Grandpa Too)

As you may have guessed - today is my birthday! I am 25 - halfway to 50 or a quarter of a century and am spending it this year out at camp. My family has all gathered with my Grandfather to celebrate our birthday (he and I share) and I'm disappointed that I can't be there with them.
Since I don't have access to a kitchen or a store to make/buy a cake I am going to share some cake pictures with you. All of these are from the Cut Out+Keep website and were made by members. You should check it out! It is a really great online community where you can share your crafts and gain inspiration from those of other people.
I love Sushi so much so it is no surprise that the first cake I am featuring is a Sushi Cake! This is one of the coolest cakes I have seen around. You can find it HERE on Cut Out+Keep OR you can find it HERE at Shrimp Salad Circus the blog of CO+K member Lindsay. She provides a How-To so you can make one yourself!

Next on the menu is an adorable apple cake! Can you believe this cake? It looks so real! The inside is my favourite - chocolate. This cake is from CO+K member Ashes. You can view the original HERE  .

Who doesn't love a chocolate cake? I know I do! This one looks absolutely delicious. The cake uses fondant ribbons and is from CO+K member Jean. You can see it HERE. Jean has made so many beautiful cakes! I would love to (someday) be able to do this myself.

This next darling cake is too darling for words! I have never seen an owl cake done like this before- very chic. I may have to have this made for me next year.... You can find this cake by CO+K member Peptogirl HERE or on her blog Style Crush - HERE.

And last but not least - a modern cake made for someone else named Lydia! I can always pretend that it was made for me though. This cake was made by CO+K user Popsicali and can be found HERE. I like the elegant and clean style used to decorate it - simple and no fuss. Also I like pink.

I hope the rest of you are enjoying this lovely Sunday as much as I am.
Don't forget to cheer for your favourite team in the World Cup Final today!


Gabriele von Conga-Baeren said...

Halllöchen Lydia,

"Happy Birthday to you,
happy Birthday to you,
happy Birthday dear Lydia,
happy Birthday to youuu"
(and for your Grandpa too)

Das sind ja viele leckere, außergewöhnliche Kuchen/Torten. Da könnt man gleich reinbeißen hmmm lecker schmecker.

Wünsche dir weiterhin einen schönen Tag. Genieße diesen deinen Tag.

Viele liebe Grüße


Kitten With a Whiplash said...

I don't sing as well as Gabriele so I'll just wish you and your grandfather a Happy Birhday.

mizdarlin said...

These are beautiful cakes..I made a few wedding cakes for wedding gifts for friends, so appreciate the work that goes into these..
Thought I'd turn you on to a site that's always good for a laugh, and on Sundays features beautiful cakes..the rest of the the name implies..Cake Wrecks!

Lydia said...

Thanks you so much everyone! And miz - I will be sure to check out the site! :)

Housewife Eclectic said...

Happy Birthday! These are the cutest cake ever! Thanks for the follow, I am returning it!

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Tracy Krauss said...

Yes! A Happy, Happy, Happy birthday! These cakes are amazing - I think the apple is my favorite!

Pris said...

Happy Quarter Century...Kurt and I were musing last night about how old we feel... and yet still not. Yuck. Hope you had a great day!

Pris said...

PS... cool signature... do share!