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Pumpkin cats by thesearejessicakes Pumpkin cats by thesearejessicakes
I've been so, so ill this past month, and I've literally baked nothing. I felt super out-of-practice, so decided to make this cake just to get back into the swing of things while I have no cakes planned.

Initially, I wanted to create a cake topper based on my first SnitchSeeker character, but creativity, it seemed, was out of the question - so instead I gave copying the figures of one of my favourite crafters/artists a go, kinda like how those who paint and draw do speed sketches as warm up exercises.(Said artist would be Sofie Skein of BonjourPoupette on Etsy.) Having a 3D figure to copy and just re-acquaint myself with the fondant was so, so useful and really helped me, mentally. So, hopefully, the original cake topper idea will happen at some point next week.

The cake itself is a rainbow layer cake - something I've not made in so long - which was fun to go back to. I wanted to give it a bit of a twist compared to usual, though, and used bananas to flavour the sponge. However, due to not being able to cut into it until my family was all here, I don't have decent enough photos of the interior to upload here. Everyone knows what a rainbow layer cake looks like, though, right?

And last, the cake stand. Isn't actually a cake stand. It's a candle stick holder, which I found in a supermarket for 3. Because this was only a little cake, I wasn't too concerned with it being super stable, so the candle stick holder is only blu tac'd to a cake board. I'm going to take a trip to a DIY store to get the stuff to properly - and permanently - attach the candle holder to a plate/wood board, so it can hold bigger cakes.
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Given 2013-10-28
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OrangeLetters88 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Such an adorable Halloween cake! I love how there is simple details on the cats themselves.
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:iconarualcat:
arualcat Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
Hahah, this is really cute!
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! <3
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:icondrawtoonzstudio:
DrawtoonzStudio Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Cute!
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
^_^ 
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:iconthegalleryofeve:
TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! :love:
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
THank you! <3 
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:iconinventivedreams:
inventivedreams Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Halloween cats, very cute :)
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
They ARE, aren't they? :3
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:iconaquagalaxy:
AquaGalaxy Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
congratulations on the DD award! c:
:iconhappyhappyplz:
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! <3 
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:iconchibi-demon-angel694:
chibi-demon-angel694 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great work! :clap:
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
THank you! 
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:iconchibi-demon-angel694:
chibi-demon-angel694 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :hug:
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:iconinsanity413:
Insanity413 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
pumpkin cats...'nuf said
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
<3
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AlbertHowl Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
so adorable!! Caramel dansen emote
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! :3
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AlbertHowl Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
u are welcome! :PinkBummy:
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:iconcaseydecker:
CaseyDecker Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
The cake in this picture does look very nice and tasty, and I also like the Halloween-themed cake topper as well. :D
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much. :love:
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:iconcaseydecker:
CaseyDecker Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
You're very welcome. :wave:
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:icondiamond-stud:
Diamond-Stud Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Student
This is so cute! I love the cake toppers! :love: The stand is beautiful, too. It's surprisingly how useful candle holders can be! :D:heart:
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! 
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:iconblanket86:
blanket86 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Very interesting and beautiful work! I like this style! Congratulations! Great idea!
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Aww, thank you! <3 
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:iconmizzmint:
mizzmint Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congrats on having your piece featured as one of today's DD's! :cuddle:
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much! :glomp:
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:iconmizzmint:
mizzmint Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're very welcome :hug:
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:iconginas-cakes:
ginas-cakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Congratulations :clap:....a DD most deserved :hug:
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! :love:
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:iconginas-cakes:
ginas-cakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Most welcome :aww:
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StaraptorB Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
Congratulations on the well-deserved DD! :)
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! :love:
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:iconstaraptorb:
StaraptorB Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014
you're welcome!
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:iconnyekii:
Nyekii Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Congratulations on the lovely Daily Deviation! :love: May there be many more to come! :sun: :iconyuiwahplz:

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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much. :') 
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:iconlintu47:
lintu47 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
    Congrats on the DD! :dalove: Have a nice day! :heart:
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! :love:
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:iconlintu47:
lintu47 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
    My pleasure :happybounce:
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:iconkirschenwasser:
Kirschenwasser Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Congratulation to the well deserved DD! Sun Heart
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wait, what? Omg. Thank you so much. :love:
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:iconauradell:
Auradell Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
LOVE! :iconlainloveplz:
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks! 
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TheDivineMissM-94 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

D: I hope you feel better :hug:

The cake toppers are really cute :D

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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks. <3 
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kitkat101g Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
Awh that's adorable :3
I wanna eat it
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:iconthesearejessicakes:
thesearejessicakes Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks. ^_^ 
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