Wednesday, April 6, 2011


She picked five layers for her cake.

She picked the colors.  It just fits.

My colorful girl.  Natalie.
 She can't wait to start school.  I think she thought she would start the day after her birthday.
 She chose these colors.
 She lost her first tooth last week. Before she turned five.
 She has the best smile.  You can see it in her eyes.
 This is Natalie.  Colorful.  Energetic.  Determined.  Loving.  Precocious.  Wonderful. MyNatalie (pronounced as one word- muhnatalie).
Happy birthday!


  1. How is that slice of cake not falling over!!!

  2. What a fantastic cake for such a fantastic girl! Happy Birthday Natalie!

  3. Wow Five already how is that possible? Love love love her cake that is awesome!!!

  4. Love this idea! Looks like it was yummy!

  5. Thanks, Amy. It was much easier than I had anticipated- you just have to cook more cakes than normal but the cooking time is shorter so it all works out.

  6. I love, love, love that cake~!! How cool is that?

  7. This cake is AMAZING. I can't believe you achieved such true colors. Really impressive. How did you do it?

  8. Heather, I used Wilston gel food coloring. I got mine at JoAnn, but I'm sure they carry them at Michael's and cake decorating supply stores as well. I'm sure there are other brands, too. The concentrated gel colorings are pretty true to color and you don't need to use very much of it at all. (but don't try to use the gel coloring you find at the grocery store as it is NOT the same thing)


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