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22 Jan 2011

Cameo Cupcakes

Yes, that's right, more cupcakes!  But forgive me please, as I just couldn't wait to show you these beautiful cameo cupcakes I created late yesterday evening.  While on a supply trip to my local sugar craft shops I spotted these amazing cameo moulds and simply couldn't resist!  I snapped it straight up and rushed home to try it out.  I can't get over how pretty they are, so delicate and feminine, I can see me getting a lot of use out of this purchase.  And maybe even rushing out to buy the collection.


I love how they look when paired with my teacup cupcake cases.  Just perfect for afternoon tea with the girls.
While I'm here I thought I'd also show you some wedding cupcakes I was asked to make this week.  I know they're the same old designs I posted earlier this month but I think the ivory and black colour combination gives the cupcakes such an eye catching effect.  Simply stunning, just right for a wedding.

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30 comments:

  1. So cute! I was looking at cameo molds online the day and now I think I am going to have to buy some.

    I love the bows too! Could you do a tutorial on how to make them?

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  2. Wow! These are just so stunningly beautiful. I'd almost not want to eat them (almost..!) x

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  3. OH my goodness! I used to collect cameo jewelery and stuff. These cupcakes are just so sweet and unique! I love love love them. What's it made from? Fondant? Chocolate?

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  4. The cameos are made from white fondant, I then stuck them to a sheet of black fondant and chopped out a border :) Couldn't be easier!

    As for the bows, all I did was roll a piece of fondant into a long strip and fold it in a pretzel shape and popped a silver ball on the join. Just thought it finished them off nicely :)

    Katie xox

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  5. Oh, and I've got a tutorial on how to make the bigger bows a couple of posts down.

    http://iheartkatiecakes.blogspot.com/2011/01/bow-cupcake-tutorial.html

    Katie xox

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  6. Wow these are so beautiful. What a fabulous idea. Girley heaven!

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  7. Very glamour cupcakes! they're precious!

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  8. these are utterly gorgeous, I knew it was going to be something special! where on earth did you find the tea cup cases? x

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  9. Stunning certainly is the right word!

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  10. My little brother got them for my birthday a few years ago. They're by Fred, I've seen their stuff in Paperchase and on Firebox.com

    They make some awesome kitchen wares. I have the cutest Russian Doll measuring spoons and cups by them too :)

    Katie xox

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  11. The cameos are so effective, great cupcakes.

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  12. These are beautiful cupcakes. I love your photo props in the first one.

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  13. black & ivory are such a beautiful colour combination...these look gorgeous.

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  14. These cupcakes are all so beautiful and elegant. Perfect for a tea party!

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  15. I love the cameo! Any chance of doing a giveaway? Pretty please? They really are stunning.

    Also LOVE the wedding cupcakes. So different and striking, sophisticated and elegant.

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  16. They look lovely! I went to a lovely cupcake supply shop in tynemouth today and thought of you!

    - Bryden

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  17. Bryden - Was it Ladybird Cake Supply in The Land of Green Ginger? If so I was in there on Sunday too :p I bought a load of pretty Alice in Wonderland teacups. I'm obsessed!

    Katie xox

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  18. LOVE the cameo cupcakes!! Hope you make some for the Grainger Market? I'm hoping to come along and snap up some of your tasty treats!

    xx

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  19. I think I will! I'm looking for any opportunity to use it :)

    Katie xox

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  20. Oh how lovely!! How about I feature them in next week's Cupcake Monday? ♥

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  21. Hello!
    I found this lovely cupcakes on TasteSpotting. They make me feel girly and happpy!

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  22. That would make my Monday :) Thank you!!

    Katie xox

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  23. Great cupcakes, I've wanted cameo molds for ages now, they look fantastic, very stylish. Which is fitting because I have just passed on a stylish blogger award to you. x

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  24. Wow both kinds of cupcakes look fantastic! I really love the cameos, I have a bit of a cameo addiction. Beautiful pictures!

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  25. Wow, the cameo cupcakes are seriously a-m-a-z-i-n-g! Sally x

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  26. Totally adorable cameo cupcakes and I think the wedding cupcakes are a stunning and classically beautiful design.

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  27. These are so gorgeous and elegant. I love them!

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  28. I will be eating these with my little pinky up!

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  29. Absolutely stunning, I have just put them in my Cameo cupcakes feature on my blog x

    http://ritualsbeauty.blogspot.com

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Thank you for your comments :)

Katie xo