Happy 40th

Good evening, I know this post isn’t about a card but I really wanted to share with you what I was working on last week for a very good friend of mine who turned 40 and her darling husband and sister threw her a surprise party. I can’t believe it but it actually was a surprise, she had no idea. I thought instead of a gift I would make the cake as my gift. it took me about three days to make and in total about 12 hours to finish.

Here is my gift to Megan, sorry about all the photos:

Top view:

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Side view:

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The top with all those hand moulded flowers, although I did use a cutter to get the shape then I moulded them in my hands to bend the petals and get the shape right. no I didn’t count how many were on the cake.

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Using the Cricut cake we cut out this fabulous decoration, thanks to another wonderful Friend Julia.

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Can you see the embossing, I pressed a folder against the icing before it set too hard. I rolled all the little balls by hand.

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3 Responses to “Happy 40th”


  1. 1 Dee August 22, 2012 at 10:42 am

    OMGoodness Narelle this is beautiful. What a fab gift and its been made with love which is even better!

  2. 2 Janet Mills August 22, 2012 at 10:46 am

    Wow! awesome cake, your friend must have been thrilled.

  3. 3 Julia Leece August 23, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    that looks so good!! and we learnt SO MUCH while cutting it out! lol


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Hi my name is Narelle Hoggard and I live in Auckland, New Zealand. I am married to a wonderful and very supportive man Nick and together we have two gorgeous children, Caitlyn and Bradley. I love to scrap and make cards, I find it very relaxing at the end of the day to create a page or a card.

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