Look what the Fairies did to my little tree last night while I was asleep ............. !!! ;o)))

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....... or was it Santa's Elves?

Just to show you what else you can do with your snowflake tree.

I think this would look nicer with all silver balls but I ..... sorry, the Fairies ...... only had a small amount of multi coloured ones!

WARNING! This is only for people with a ridiculous amount of spare time on their hands and nothing better to do with their lives ....... those little balls are SO tricky to stick in place ...... I think they're possessed !!!!

Made Explore 13.11.2008

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  1. abbietabbie 57 months ago | reply

    Hi Sarah Jane ...... here's how to make the snowflake tree :
    With the PME snowflake plunger cutter I cut out of Mexican paste 2 large, 2 medium and two small flakes and made a hole in the middle of them to take a piece of raw spaghetti when I assembled it.

    Once the flakes were dry and hard I pushed a piece of raw spaghetti into the cake and threaded on to it a pea sized ball of paste. I put a little blob of royal icing on top of this as glue then threaded on one of the large flakes. I just then repeated this alternating flakes and balls of paste with the flakes getting smaller as it built up. The balls of paste keep the flakes apart.

    As you stack them ,rotate the flakes a bit so the "branches" are staggered. Finish off the top with a cone of paste and mark it with tweezers.

    You can then dust it with glitter and add the star and little dragees if you wish.

    If you don't want spaghetti down the centre of your trees then make the balls slightly flattened and let them dry. You can then build the trees up as before but let each layer dry before you add the next one or the whole lot could keel over!

    Having said that, they really aren't difficult to do!

    Hope you can understand all this ..... good luck!


  2. * Sarah Jane * 56 months ago | reply

    Thank you so much.. iw ill let you know how i go, when christmas comes..ta

  3. Cupcake Direct (aka Mark) 56 months ago | reply

    im totally blown away, there so the essence of Christmas, there breathtaking. Your so talented, id love you to tell me how i could make them myself.


  4. Rita Regina bolos 55 months ago | reply


  5. teekathepony 55 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called A Very Flickr Christmas: VOTE NOW for the FALL CONTEST, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  6. TeeKakes 54 months ago | reply

    Oh these are so beautiful in every way! Love LOVE the multi-colored dragees on the snowflakes! Gorgeous~!

  7. Designs by Katie 54 months ago | reply

    This is gorgeous!

  8. the-icing-on-the-cake. (Jo) 54 months ago | reply

    Think some fairies thought it was so nice they made another one here.... (found this, by )
    ..... imitation is the sincerest form of flattery....

  9. tafodog 54 months ago | reply

    I've just bought a cupcake stand and was looking for ideas I'm so unbelievable envious of your talent I wouldn't know where to start. I think for Xmas I'm asking for my other half to pay for a cake decorating course thank you for posting these amazing photo's

  10. Angelina Cupcake 53 months ago | reply

    I love it, it's so cute.

    And as you've posted instructions I take it you don't mind if I have a go!!!?

    Off to cut some snowflakes out now. Can only hope it will be half as good as yours x

  11. www.scrap-of-time.com 53 months ago | reply

    This has got to be the prettiest cupcake I have ever seen!

    I posted a picture on my blog with a link back. If you would like me to remove it, please just let me know. www.ascrapoftime.wordpress.com

  12. Lotus Lulu 53 months ago | reply

    stunning! I don't know if I could eat it!

  13. Orlando Rob 52 months ago | reply

    remarkable. simply remarkable.

  14. pollyd (Paula) 42 months ago | reply

    Oh this is absolutely stunning.......how clever!!!

  15. slt-166 41 months ago | reply

    ALMOST too pretty to eat - - - almost. . . :od

  16. micromoods 41 months ago | reply

    What? Is it edible? It looks too pretty too eat! How cute :-)

  17. Sugar Daze 41 months ago | reply

    gorgeous, gorgeous! mind if i copy the idea?

  18. glitz 39 months ago | reply

    I think the cupcake looks beautiful with the multicolored pastel balls! Its so pretty I 'pinned' your picture on my pinterest website!

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