Lots of yummy layers of floral paper, seam binding, paper lace, vintage lace, tiny pink pearls and a braided trim.
You can't have cake without presents
so I sent along a vintage hanky, flowers, laces, an interesting brooch I found at an estate sale and a bottle of vintage beads and pearls.
This is the gorgeous cake box I received from Debi!
These are the generous gifts that accompanied Debi's box....stunning jewelry pieces, charms, cabochons, laces and flowers.
The thing with cake is, you really need a cake topper when it comes to royal birthdays. This swap, hosted by Debi, I simply couldn't resist!
I was partnered with Lorraine and I know she loves pink so...
The base is one of those little plastic cake toppers and I just built off of that. It was such fun playing with all the various elements.
Lorraine so spoiled me with this cake topper...
Lorraine glittered. And that fabulous glittered Eiffel Tower surrounded by pink and white florals! This is another pic you need to enlarge to appreciate the detail.
This is one cake topper that's not staying in the cupboard!
Debi was our hostess for the Gala d'anniversaire de Marie and she did an amazing job arranging games, contests, giveaways, live chats, swaps......even making the fabulous prizes.
Lucky me! I was the winner of her gorgeous collaged wall hanging.
I do believe I enjoy celebrating Marie's birthday more than my own!
Merci Lorraine & Debi!