Grandson's First Birthday and First Time Making a Figure

I made this cupcake tower for my grandson’s monkey themed first birthday. It was my first time making a figure. The monkey topper and number 1 made from fondant and gumpaste. I think he turned out pretty cute, but I also think I need a lot more practice. Thank you Diane, BellaCakes & Confections for your monkey cupcake inspiration. Yours were way cuter. My daughter did not want my grandson to have any cake (they are into healthy eating), so I carved his name into a watermelon, hollowed out the top, and filled it with an assortment of chopped fruit. He had his own little fruit bowl to squish into. Not the same as cake, but he seemed to love it all the same! The guests had their choice of chocolate cupcakes, or carrot cake cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. Cupcakes topped with fondant monkey faces, bananas, and leaves. Thank you so much for looking

Toni, Pennsylvania, https://www.facebook.com/WhiteCraftyCakes

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Goreti ...

Adorable!

Buffy ...

Good job!

Toni (White Crafty Cakes) ...

Thank you Goreti and Buffy!!

Ciccio ...

tooo cute Toni

Toni (White Crafty Cakes) ...

Thank you Jo!!

Fun Fiesta Cakes ...

Very cute – an adorable little monkey!

Ana Remígio - CUPCAKES & DREAMS Portugal ...

Ho!! Toni he´s a cutie!!!! The cupcakes are lovely!!! And what a great idea the watermelon, you are a really clever lady!!! well done!!! xxx

BellaCakes & Confections ...

Toni they came out so cute! Love them all! And the little bananas are adorable! You have one very blessed grandson to have you put so much love into his birthday celebration! :-)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes) ...

Thank you so much DJ, Ana, and Diane! Thank you again Diane for letting me use your idea of the cute little monkeys for the cupcakes!

BellaCakes & Confections ...

Oh my gosh Toni, thank you for the mention. But I struggle with design ideas most of the time! So glad my little guys inspired you! :-) once again fabulous job!

Pauline (Polly) Soo - Pauline Bakes The Cake! ...

Cute little monkey and what a great idea with the watermelon! Love the different expressions on the cupcake monkey faces. :)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes) ...

Thank you Pauline! The little monkeys were so fun to make!

Becky Pendergraft ...

Love it, Toni! :)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes) ...

Thank you so much Becky!!

tessatinacakes ...

Very cute monkey =) and the bananas are awesome..=) great detail on the peeled banana..it makes me wanna bite into it =)

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