I really wanted buttercream roses to adorn the front of the cake but I was so tired after having done 3 other birthday cakes earlier that I couldn't do them anymore. I think though that the simplicity of this cake is what made it more beautiful :) so I'm glad I stopped when I did.
Along with this cake, I also volunteered to make cards and keepsakes for the occasion.
I did these a week in advance so I actually designed the cake to match them.
I printed out the cards myself and also handmade the one decade cord rosaries. The acrylic beads and crucifixes have been in my (almost) forgotten rosary-making stash for ages and it's a good thing I got to use up a lot of them for this purpose. Except for the nylon cord, I didn't spend on anything else.
In the process of making these giveaways, I discovered that I still had a lot of beads and other materials for rosaries. So I started putting together bracelets for no specific reason and before I even knew it, I already finished a whole bunch!
It's been a long time since I stopped selling rosaries online but I figured since I already had all these bracelets made, there's really no harm in trying again. If you are interested to have one so you can use them for prayer anytime, anywhere, I have them listed in my Etsy shop. I might make some car rosaries as well since I still have a lot of the brown wood beads left.
If you can't have my cakes because you are in the other side of the world, maybe you'd want to own something else created by me? You can't eat it but you can keep it forever and ever!
Have a good week!