Animal Christmas and cake /cheese decorations

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Project by Wanda Sowry posted 12-17-2010 12:51 PM 3066 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Animal Christmas decorations and people figures for cake decorations

Every year my friend requests a different wild animal species for the tree, they also have a chameleon and a bittern. The mice were made for a wedding cheese stack (whole round cheese tower) they had instead of a cake.

I’ve also made friends wedding cake decorations. Bride and groom in the same style as my automata. sorry about the poor quality image. It was a chocolate cake – you can see that by the marks on the figures.

The last one is for a birthday cake. He’s looks a bit suprised to be made out of wood and stood on cake, but that’s better than looking a bit angry.

-- Wanda Sowry Automata Maker

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#1 posted 12-17-2010 01:36 PM

Very cute..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 12-17-2010 02:48 PM

I LOVE these!! They are incredible! What wonderful little creatures. You are so talented! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 12-17-2010 02:51 PM

Wanda, I love them especially the mice.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#4 posted 12-17-2010 03:13 PM

Wow, that turtle must have really taken a while to make!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 12-17-2010 04:14 PM

You should make an automated Christmas tree, with little critters popping in and out like a cuckoo clock! I’m rushing to finish my last ornament before the holidays. Merry Christnmas!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#6 posted 12-17-2010 04:28 PM

Mice for a wedding cake or cheese tower- what a great idea for a rustic wedding theme!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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pat sherman

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#7 posted 12-17-2010 04:44 PM

those are so cute. and nice. thanks for showing us.

-- pat,ohio...

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#8 posted 12-17-2010 04:59 PM

These are just terrific Wanda! The mice are my favorite too. They remind me of that donkey. Your ability to characterize these critters is simply amazing. Love ‘em. Always look forward to seeing more…

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#9 posted 12-18-2010 02:35 AM

Love them all.
So very cute.

-- Theresa,

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#10 posted 12-18-2010 04:19 AM

I am always intrigued by your work. Of the group above I really like the elephant. Thanks for posting.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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