animals, baked goods

Plastic icing, dinosaurs, googly eyes & pugs.

October 18, 2010

On Sunday Shane and I had 24 cupcakes to decorate for Gina, they were for her nephew David’s birthday party. We dyed some plastic icing (like marzipan) and then stamped out “Happy Birthday David”. Then we decorated them with glitter and dinosaurs and sprinkles and wobbly eyes. We were quite chuffed with the way they turned out. What do you do you guys think?

*My only advice when dying your own plastic icing is wear gloves. By the end of it my hands looked like 2 pink squids wearing a wedding ring.

Gina came past to fetch them and she bought with her Charlotte her teacup pug that is a few weeks old. Oh my word I had to stop myself from squashing it into a ball and icing it for tea. It’s sooooo cute! I want one.

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  • candice October 18, 2010 at 11:40 am

    holy mother crap pantsssssssa…… that i the flippen cutest thing i have ever seen…. i love her so much i want to cry xxx

  • Leigh October 18, 2010 at 12:17 pm

    I’ll take 1 x “L” cupcake and 1 x Teacup pug… Man I wanna squeeze the bejesus outta that thing. Too cute!

  • Lea October 18, 2010 at 1:00 pm

    Those cupcakes are GREAT Angie!

    Very creative!

  • caren October 18, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    i’m eating one of those “david’s birthday” cupcakes as we speak… there were some leftover after the picnic and i grabbed a few for work today! mmmmmmmmmm, red velvet with white icing! nothing more delicious… and as for my niece Charlotte (the teacup pug), she is delicious too!!!!! luckily Gina brings here to work everyday! xoxox

  • admin October 18, 2010 at 3:59 pm

    i also want to squeeze her till she pops, but in a nice way ha!

    oooh leftover cupcakes, always good breakfast fodder 🙂

  • NickiD October 18, 2010 at 6:03 pm

    Love them! And love the pug! I have two normal (erm, fat) ones and they rock my socks off! x

  • Emma October 18, 2010 at 10:59 pm

    Oh, wow— those look DELICIOUS!

    I love the creativity with the dinasours and googly eyes, so cool!

    xx
    emma

  • Sarah-Jane October 19, 2010 at 12:58 am

    Where did she get the pig??? I’m considering getting one. That one is so small I thought it was a puppy!

  • Sarah-Jane October 19, 2010 at 1:01 am

    …I’m sorry. That was terrible. I went to have a second look and realised it was indeed a puppy PUG. Hahah pretend I didn’t say that…. 😀

  • Mia Nagtegaal October 19, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    I want a teacup pony.

  • Louise October 19, 2010 at 7:42 pm

    Oh my goodness that dog is so small weren’t you worried that you’d accidentally put him on a cupcake and sell him to someone to eat?!

  • Louise October 19, 2010 at 7:43 pm

    Sorry, ‘her’, not ‘him’, I bet Charlotte is a girl… 🙂 x

  • Sophia October 20, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Oh Em Geee!! that is like the most adorable thing I’ve ever seen….
    please – where can I get one?

  • gina October 20, 2010 at 11:15 am

    Oh wow Ange! She is famous my little Charlotte. I think she looks like a hungry hippo. For Sophia- the breeders name is Nettie. She is in Parys. Her number is 084 840 4269. But i have to warn you, Charlotte came with 2 parasites and an eye infection and was SO sick for about a week. But after 3 trips to the vet (and a MASSIVE bill) she is 100%… and the sweetest, goodest little girl… YAY… PS. Cupcakes were amazing!

  • tamara October 23, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    wow. i read this post and saw the teacuppug and as i got onto fb i just saw this video that a friend posted and i knew it was destiny. you HAVE to watch it angie..you’ll love it and want the two of them to be friends!

    i hope you like it

  • Chris October 25, 2010 at 11:13 am

    I will absolutely eat that puppy. I almost did yesterday. He is the very best. EVS.