DIY Cake Decorating on a Budget

DIY Cakes

Ok, as promised here is a round up of a sampling of our favorite cake DIY’s!!  We love a big fancy custom cake, but when budget or time gets the best of us…we go to plan B.  DIY Cake Decorating on a Budget.  No baking here, ok sometimes, but most of the time these cakes are a quick call to the bakery at Target or Walmart for a PLAIN CAKE and the rest is up to us!!

Here we requested: double layer yellow cake, smoothed iced, smooth bead with chocolate

What we added: twix bars, rock candy pieces, a printable sign and a flame cookie

Camp Brandt Summer Camp Birthday Party-4

Here we requested: double layer yellow cake, smoothed iced, smooth bead with white icing topped with lime green grass tip

What we added: DIY yarn pom pom truffla trees and a printable sign

Clouds and Truffula Trees copy

Lorax Birthday Cake

What we added: this was a box cake with white icing and DIY sugar art paint palette cookies and a printable sign

rainbow art paint party22

Here we requested: double layer yellow cake, smoothed iced, smooth red bead and red dots

What we added: lollipops and decorated cookies

Winter Candyland Cake

Here we requested: double layer yellow cake, smoothed iced, smooth bead with white icing

What we added: candy pearls, Wilton Candy Melts and printable signs

Ready to Pop Baby shower cake

Here we requested: double layer yellow cake, smooth bead with white icing

What we added: Spree candies for the border, printable signs and decorated cookies

hungry caterpillar birthday cake DIY

Here we requested: white cupcakes with flat red icing

What we added: red sugar sprinklesprintable signs, fondant leaves and pretzels

hungry caterpillar birthday party cupcakes

What we added: this was a box refrigerated cookie dough with white icing and assorted candies to make your own cookie pizza

Cookie Pizza

Here we requested: double layer 8″ yellow cake, smooth bead with white icing, no bead

What we added: printable bunting and numbers

Little Man Landon 1st Mustache Bash Birthday Party-2

Here we requested: double layer 5″ yellow cake, smooth bead with white icing, and a 12″  yellow cake with chocolate icing

What we added: Mint Chocolate chips

super hero-baby birthday-17

Here we requested: double layer yellow cake, smoothed iced

What we added: fondant flowers, bird nest, candies and trim

Baby Shower Cake

Feeling inspired?  Give it a try and when you do comment here and post a pic on Instagram and tag #petitepartystudio

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