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Old 10-02-2005, 04:07 PM   #11
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Yes, I see where you are going. Keep brainstorming stuff in here. I gave them a link to look at, so they will come here to see what folks are asking about.

I am not very good at "Fancy Pants" stuff, I'm all thumbs when it comes to decorating, but I would love to learn about it.

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Old 10-03-2005, 07:41 AM   #12
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I am not very good at "Fancy Pants" stuff, I'm all thumbs when it comes to decorating, but I would love to learn about it.
Same here! I'm excited to see where this goes... My sister did our wedding cake last may and since then I've repeated her recipe 3 or 4 times with not-so-great results... Wouldn't mind some experts giving thier 2 cents worth!
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Old 10-03-2005, 03:02 PM   #13
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We'll work on the particulars - plan it CAREFULLY - so don't expect overnight results. Just know that it is being discussed. It may have too many overlapping areas - we just have to discuss it more.

But please, if you have a question about any of the topics mentioned - just post them anyway in the appropriate forum. If you aren't sure there is a forum for what you need to know just post in Miscellaneous.
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Old 10-03-2005, 05:23 PM   #14
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Thank you kitchenelf. I'm excited and looking forward to it.

I like Alix's ideas, tablescapes and cake decorating. I had a friend that took a course in cake making/decorating, & she made the most beautiful cakes = down to the little dew drops from the roses.

I'll go work on my idea for a kitchen cutlery mobile. Really, I saw it on TV and it was pretty clever. (I'm more of a floating candles kinda girl.) Can't wait to see all the ideas.
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Old 10-03-2005, 05:43 PM   #15
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My cousin did a lot of her daughter's wedding reception and dinner. One of the things she did was a cake tree. I'm not sure I can explain how she did it, but if you can imagine a tree trunk with the limbs extending off with a tray for a cake on the end of each limb, that is about as close as I can explain. She made about 25 different cakes to go on the trays and trimmed the trunk and branches with sparkling tulle and mini white lights, with white and red roses. She also made several cakes, duplicates of those on the tree and they were served from a table decorated to match. The cakes on the tree were not served until the others were cut and served. The florist she used bought the tree and trimmings from her for quite a hefty price. It was beautiful and the cakes were wonderful.
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Wow, licia! How creative. Would have loved to see pics. I can almost imagine it from your description.
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Old 10-04-2005, 01:08 PM   #17
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I love the idea of this thread, thanks so much for coming up with it mish!!! What inspired your suggestion?
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Check it out! Entertaining, Special Events, and Party Planning
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Thank you, kitchenelf. I posted a starter idea. Hope it will inspire folks to jump in.
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