Take a Closer Look http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/ Take a Closer Look Instead of just a line piped, you can see it is a rope that is looping around the cake. http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612630 158612630 http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612631 158612631 http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612632 158612632 http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612633 158612633 http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612635 158612635 http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612637 158612637 Buttercream is still pretty! The drop strings and ruffles were made with buttercream, something we are seeing less of right now. I hope piping makes a comeback soon! http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158672227 158672227 Lots & lots of skinny piping This grandmother enjoys needlepoint. Instead of long icing lines, each line was piped individually as if it had been stitched. http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612636 158612636 http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612639 158612639 Blinged out zebra stripes The stripes on the 2010 graduation cake were encrusted with sugar crystals so they sparkled just like the girls' dresses. http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612640 158612640 Veggies the kids love to eat! These were made from fondant and the details such as the eyes of the potatoes and the green tint on the carrots were then added on by painting with food coloring and petal dusts. http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158612641 158612641 http://www.dhcakes.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=158672226 158672226