Alana Jones-Mann – Page 144

Alana Jones-Mann

birthday party, cakes, halloween, kids

Baked: Monster Cake

In the spirit of Halloween, here’s a monster cake I made to resemble the “Cut The Rope” game character. I layered the interior with chocolate cake and a variety of green-colored vanilla cake.  The exterior is vanilla buttercream, with fondant and licorice details.  All of my cakes can be seen via my portfolio.

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baked goods, birthday party, cakes, kids

Baked: (Modern) Circus Cupcakes

Just over a year ago I was hired to make my first baby shower cake. I didn’t know much about the woman I was making it for, but that didn’t change the amount of time and effort I put into it.  It was such a beauty!  Well, just a couple of weeks ago I received the best compliment when I was hired to make cupcakes for their little girl’s 1st birthday.  That baby shower cake was one of my first major cakes I was paid for and now, a year later, they thought of me.  It meant so  ...

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party decor, vintage, weddings

Night at the Circus

Recently I conceptualized, styled and transformed my living room into an 1890s circus for a little get together, with the help of my friend, Amalia Rompoulias. This vintage circus theme is one of my favorites.  With antiques, old carnival photos, baked goods and handmade elements it all looked so great!  We  setup a big top tent using old fabric.  A vintage trunk served as the drink table and persian rugs were used to cover the snacks and dessert tables. Additionally for the decor, vintage  ...

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etc, fall, halloween

Hello, Fall

Fall is here which has me all sorts of excited for the start of what I love most – the holiday season!  With Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas around the corner my mind is about to explode with baking, crafting and decorating ideas. These photos were taken on a weekend excursion last Fall – a visit to a pumpkin patch we had found somewhere in New Jersey. Unfortunately, I have no idea where we were so we’ll just have to explore and find a new patch this year.  ...

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