A first birthday is such a special milestone. Payton wanted woodland-themed cupcakes. When her Mom asked for this theme, I didn’t have a solid image in my head. I turned to Google and promptly found some great inspiration!
Carters Treetops collection was my inspiration. I spent a long time looking at adorable nursery collections! I chose a bunny, owl, fox and bear for this cake. After some discussion about cake vs. cupcakes, Payton’s Mom and I decided that cupcakes would be perfect. We chose to use a homemade cupcake stand decorated with some grass for our little forest friend delectables.
To make the stand, I used 3 square cake dummies (6″, 12″, 18″). I also used cardboard circular shapes to serve as separators between the tiers. I covered each cake dummy and then created the tower. Continue reading