Thursday, March 25, 2010

I've been published!

Yes, you heard it here if you haven't already seen it in person! Cake Central put out their first magazine issue last month and I was lucky enough to be apart of it!
Back in January I got an email from Jackie, the founder of She needed a cupcake with a flower on it. I thought, sure, I can do a cupcake! Then she sent me the inspiration photo and said to do whatever I wanted, but wouldn't tell me anymore about the article they were doing. How did she find me? - you might be asking?! :) Well, I'm a member on the website and have posted some pics from the cakes I've made recently. She had seen my flower pot cake and that is what spurred her on to call me for this project. She also said she knew I could take decent pics of my cakes and had a graphic/modern style to my designs which was what they needed. Now I just had to figure out what to do for this project! :)
Here is the inspiration photo:
Hmmm, okay, something funky and based on fashion I thought. I had a hard time coming up with only one flower! :) So, I did 5! Here is what I came up with and here is the picture they printed that covered TWO pages! :)
I used the colors from the dress for each flower. I used yellow icing because I wanted something different, urban, funky looking to set the colored flowers up against. This is my new flower design that I've been loving and did it for the first time here - for the magazine. Since these pics were taken, I've since used it on the "Sea monster cake"! :)
I would have posted these pics sooner, but she asked me to wait about a month after the issue was shipped out before posting. SO, here it is...finally! :)

Stay tuned for more. Since I sent her these pics, the President of Cake Central, Leanne, has asked me to help them on a few more projects. In fact, I will be in the next three issues coming up!! There will be one more inspiration project, an upcoming trend as well as my Latin Dress Cake I made. Again, I'll have to wait a couple months to post the pics of these projects, but it's pretty exciting!



  1. WOW Jessica that is fantastic and to think i knew you when you were just beginning ;0) You are amazing!

  2. Yay! Your photo's are fantastic and your work is remarkable! Congratulations and I'll be keeping an eye out for more from you :) Happy Baking!

  3. I love the colors here Jessica very nicely done! So glad to find your blog! Congratulations on your success!

  4. Congratulations on getting into Cake Central, although seeing your cakes, it is easy to see why they would want to showcase them. You do tremendous work!


  5. my goodness me u are awesome