Swan A-swimming Pincushion.

Swan A-swimming Pincushion.

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Earth-shaped cake filled with candy – step by step instructions



Beth Klosterboer made a spherical cake. She used 2 hemispheric pans to form the body of the cake, then hollowed out the core. She frosted blue icing around the outside and then filled the core with rock candy. After assembling the components, she then used green frosting to show the continents.

It’s not only beautiful, but a masterpiece of cake craftsmanship. You can see step-by-step photos of her build process here.

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Flowercart Resurrection: Elephant and Flower Cart

Pull My String Amigurumi


My first flower cart was built when I was in 6th grade and it was my 6th grade teacher’s project. She had us read a book called the Pushcart Wars and we were called upon to create a working pushcart that moved and sold something. My mom helped me build the most beautiful flower cart, the teacher gave me an A without having me present it. However, due to unforseen circumstances, the pushcart was lost so I vowed to make my mom another one.

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It took me another year to make her one but  I constructed it from a flat piece of wood. I handpainted all the flower pots on the frame, hot glued flowers into the pots and ordered countless wheels on-line. There’s a clock on the other side to tell time. The top flowers were created with wire and beads that were strung on. The wheels…

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