Cake postcard tutorial

Jul 12, 2012 at 3:01 p.m. ET
Make a mailable slice of cake! This 3D cake postcard is 100% mailable. The postage is around $3 per slice but the reaction from the recipient is priceless.

1 /21: Proof: Mailed cake postcard

1/21 :Proof: Mailed cake postcard

2 /21: Postcard side of cake

2/21 :Postcard side of cake

3 /21: Close-up of icing

3/21 :Close-up of icing

4 /21: Variety of cake and icing options

4/21 :Variety of cake and icing options

5 /21: Good enough to eat

5/21 :Good enough to eat

6 /21: Gather the supplies

6/21 :Gather the supplies

7 /21: Cut the sponge

7/21 :Cut the sponge

8 /21: Cut a center groove in the sponge

8/21 :Cut a center groove in the sponge

9 /21: Paint the sponge

9/21 :Paint the sponge

10 /21: Trace around the shape

10/21 :Trace around the shape

11 /21: Attach the postcard

11/21 :Attach the postcard

12 /21: Add caulk to piping bag

12/21 :Add caulk to piping bag

13 /21: Pipe the center groove

13/21 :Pipe the center groove

14 /21: Pipe the top of the cake

14/21 :Pipe the top of the cake

15 /21: Swirl the caulk with paintbrush

15/21 :Swirl the caulk with paintbrush

16 /21: Allow to dry

16/21 :Allow to dry

17 /21: Write your message

17/21 :Write your message

18 /21: Strawberry cake postcard

18/21 :Strawberry cake postcard

19 /21: White cake postcard

19/21 :White cake postcard

20 /21: Yellow cake postcard

20/21 :Yellow cake postcard

21 /21: Cake postcard color options

21/21 :Cake postcard color options