Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Six pack of yummy

I recently had to two orders involving beer and birthdays. This one was for an event planner who wanted to get a cake for her Lonestar-loving boyfriend. I suggested we make a 6-pack design, partly because I'm intrigued by the packaging design. It's modern in a retro sort of way. I like how the Texas icons - the Alamo, SF Austin, WB Travis, and even the state itself- are merely satellites of the main attraction - the Lonestar beer logo. Could Lonestar beer have existed without them, or is their historical importance merely a reflection of the awe that is Lonestar beer? It must be a Texas thing.
Don't think too hard about it. Go get yourself a beer and relax.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Vintage Bowling Bag

A few weeks ago, we celebrated my friend Susan's birthday at the uber-cool Highball. It's a throwback to the 60s with vintage lanes, a rat-pack style lounge and people who are definitely hipper than all of us combined. Thankfully my husband knew how to keep score manually (no monitors here!). Although I suck at bowling, I always have fun and manage to squeeze in a strike or spare in.
I've known Susan for almost 10 years, and she has always been a generous friend as well as very artistic and creative. I made her a vintage bowling bag cake, not only because I knew she would really love it (which she did) but also to show my appreciation for her friendship. It was partly for her mom, too, who was in town visiting. Like Susan, she is a very warm and generous person and LOVES sweets. I hear they enjoyed the leftovers for breakfast!

Friday, February 5, 2010

Valentine's Day Cake

This year for Valentine's Day, we going cute and colorful. There are "Sweetheart" messages scattered around the cake to bring a smile to your friends, someone-special, kids, or just yourself! The flavor options are chocolate cake with either raspberry buttercream or white chocolate buttercream.
We will be taking orders on the cakes until Wednesday, February 10 and will have them ready starting Friday, February 12. We can also arrange for delivery.
The price is $60 for the cake, and we'll be donating $10 from each cake sold to the Red Cross