Faux Cake for All Seasons

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1 Hour

My friend Corine at https://instagram.com/junk_gems?utm_medium=copy_link made one of these faux cakes recently and it turned out beautiful! So I thought I’d make one with my own spin on it.

I just set the flowers on top. Why not keep it a blank canvas and change it out for the different seasons!

I started out with a lightweight cardboard.

I cut a strip and taped it to make a cylinder. Obviously you can make this any size or thickness.

Trace a circle and cut it to size for the top of your faux cake.

Tape the two pieces together. I used packing tape.

I decided to make my cake chocolate and I had just the right brown chalk paint on hand.

Paint your cake form.

For the frosting I used joint compound and white paint. You made need to add a little water to get the proper consistency.

Now the fun part. Start frosting your cake. Once I frosted it generously I scraped some off so that you could see the chocolate cake peeking through.

Right now my cake is decked out for spring.

Imagine the possibilities!!

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