Saturday, May 21, 2011

Kai-Lan and Thomas Cake Toppers

Kai-Lan and Thomas the Train Cake Toppers

Modeling Chocolate Cake toppers ordered for a joint birthday for a little boy and a girl.

Kai-Lan Cake Topper

Kai-Lan is approximately 3.5 inches tall and made out of modeling chocolate.  I used RKT to shape her head and help with not making it too heavy for her tiny body and she has a 6 inch popsicle stick that runs from the middle of her head and down 3 inches past her feet to stick into the cake.  The birthday girl's favorite episode was the one about a trip to China so I made Kai-Lan in a red and yellow Chinese outfit dusted in red luster dust to look silky.  I love the little yellow knots on the front of her shirt....she turned out so cute!

I've made Kai-Lan a few times before and you can see them here with some additional instructions:  Kai-Lan

Thomas the Train Cake Topper

Thomas the Train was 5 inches long and about 3 inches tall.  He turned out about an inch bigger than what I had originally planned and it was also the very first time I have ever made a train like this.  I started his body out with a RKT rectangle and built up the modeling chocolate layer by layer by layer until I got his shape down perfectly.


He got a dusting of blue luster dust around his body and pearl luster dust around his face to give him a little more pop!  I loved how he turned out....beep beep!

The mother used these to top a sheet cake with.  She said that one of the kids tried to grab Kai-Lan as soon as they saw the cake and got the side of the frosting smashed - it's so nice to hear or see how the children react but what a scare to have one of them actually reach out for it!

Photo courtesy of Tania L.

3 comments:

  1. How beautiful! Especially the Thomas tank. My son would be thrilled with this. How do you manage to create such a wonderful job? Thank you for sharing!

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  2. They are just amazing ... You are so talented.

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