Thursday, September 9, 2010
The Cupcake Chronicles
When I first got Debbie's book entitled "The Cupcake Chronicles," I knew I wanted to do a pop-up cupcake. I read through Debbie's explanation of her book's theme, and began to get this idea of chronicling the evolution of the cupcake through the use of fashion trends. Don't ask me where that crazy idea came from...So, first there was the "caveman" cupcake, you know, Pebbles (the Flintstones), then I jumped a few thousand years to the 1950's with the iconic poodle skirt. This was followed by the 60's "hippie" look, the "disco" attire popular in the 70's and the "punk rock" fad of the 80's. For the piece de resistance, I created a blingy, but demure, cupcake in beautiful pink hues. The "pop-up" feature is made with parallel folds to create a tiered effect (think Beauty Pageant). I call my spread, "Evolution of the Cupcake."