Van Watson 2012

Not only did we LOVE the concept of this birthday cake, we also loved the birthday boy’s name. For this birthday cake in Gainesville, Florida, the mother chose (what we call) “vintage meets election day” theme for the 1st birthday celebration.

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1st Birthday Cake

We used the birthday party invitation as our inspiration. The colors, the font, the style — everything just worked.

Van Watson Birthday Cake

Van Watson Edible Lettering

Birthday cakes for a first birthday usually need a fun, smash cake. This party was no exception. =)

Gainesville, Florida Smash Cake

1st Birthday Smash Cake

Tying the smash cake into the theme of the birthday cake had us repeating design elements. Using buttercream for the top of this smash cake allowed for that fun, messy, buttercream everywhere smashing experience.

Birthday Cake Topper

Birthday Cake Topper

The top of the birthday cake brought the elephant to life.

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Main Birthday Cake

One of my favorite parts? The scrolls surrounding Van Watson. =)

From birthday cakes to smash cakes, wedding cakes to Valentine’s Day cakes— at Dream Day Cakes®, we love helping people celebrate life’s events. Our bakery in Gainesville, Florida produces custom fondant specialty cakes for any occasion. Just remember, Cakes  Do Come True at Dream Day Cakes®.

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Vote for Van Watson in 2012!

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