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Monday, July 28, 2008

Tea Anyone?





What a busy and exciting month July has been. I just returned from
Florida where the ICES convention was held this year and I was invited
to demonstrate making sugarpaste teacups.


I talked with so many wonderful people and was excited to meet Kim Morrison, whose cake, featuring sugarpaste teacups, was the Grand Prize Winner in the National Wedding Cake Challenge in 2003! She was my first inspiration to make a teacup. Thank you Kim!



I believe the process for making these cup and saucer sets are fun and simple; and I encouraged every person who saw this demonstration at ICES to go home and make a set for themselves.
I was surprised and honored this morning when, Patrice, one of the creative owners of Serenatea, sent me a picture of her first teacup and saucer! What a beautiful work of art!

http://www.serenatea.com/

If you are interested in learning how to make these cups and saucers, here are the dates of upcoming workshops...



August 16, 2008 -SugarWonders Cake Club-Dallas, Tx http://www.sugarwonders.com/workshops.html



October 22, 2008- Frost-A-Tiers Cake Club-Houston, Tx


http://frostatiers.com/modules/content/index.php?id=16



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A stranger you were once.
Then, with a gentle look you took my hand.
As our lives engaged,
you lit my life and I held both your hands.
Now that decades have passed,
ours souls have indeed become one.
How fortunate we are
that we have found the love so true
that everyone dreams about.

- Laura Veronica Merodio -