Monday, March 19, 2012

Hand Hand Fingers Thumb (Monkey and Drum Cake)



I grew up reading Hand Hand Fingers Thumb. Did you?

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Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
Dum Ditty Dum Ditty
Dum Dum Dum...

If you've never read it, its basically a book about monkeys and drums.

Well it turns out a whole new generation is helping their kids to love it. One of my best friend's son was having his first birthday (hard to believe it was almost a year ago that I planned the Milk, Cookies and Bedtime Stories baby shower for them!). And since this is his favourite book she decided to use it as a theme.

I was honored to be asked to make the cake. I may have had a little TOO much fun sculpting monkeys and drums out of fondant.

 I love his little banana! And his belly button.


The cake says "Dum Ditty Dum our Monkey is 1"

 

I was inspired by this cake, here. And these fondant toppers, here.

7 comments:

  1. It was PERFECT. Thanks again for sharing your gift with us. It made the day extra special.

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  2. It turned out great! Love the saying on the cake :)

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  3. Mel, the cake link does not work.

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  4. I fixed it. Though it was the exact same thing, so i don't know what was wrong...

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  5. Um.... That looks amazing....

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  6. Um.... That looks amazing....

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  7. SUPER cute! I'm envious of your sculpting skills!

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