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Monday, October 13, 2014

Nathan's 9th Birthday Cake

Nathan picked the theme of Monster Trucks for this year. After looking at several trucks, we decided to do Blue Thunder. Here is a coloring page of what he looks like: 

I started out making a simple chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Then I covered the coloring page with wax paper and started filling in the page. The one thing I forgot to do was print the page in mirror image. So the words were backwards and we had to 'erase' them and redo, but I was able to salvage enough. Here is what it looked like before the details:

Then I tried to put in some of the details with a fine tip. When I was all done this is what we have:

I asked Nathan what he thought and his answer was 'It will do!'

Tomorrow I will do the cupcakes he wants to take to school.  I'll update and include themat the bottom here: