15 February 2011

No-fuss birthday cake decoration: Mr. Potato Head parts

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Stephanie's quick tip for decorating birthday cakes:

We were decorating the cakes for our twin boys' 2nd birthday when I realized I had bought the wrong decorating supplies.  No longer able to make black icing at the last minute, my mother in-law suggested we use toys.  Our boys love Mr. Potato Head, so that's what we went with.  It was easy, fast, and the kids got decorated cakes without any colored frosting!

Those cakes are hilarious! Just be sure to wash the toys first (we all know what two year-olds do with those Mrs. Potato Head lips!).

Related: Here's another hack that uses a toy as a birthday cake decoration

Also: Funny toy combination: Mr. Potato Head + Play-Doh

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if the decoration is the voice of the walls that do not speak, there are those who understand this language

Um...thanks? Pretty sure that's spam, but if not, please reply with some context so I don't delete the comment.

Thats SO cool! I'm going to start using my kids toys as decorations! Maybe a simple cake but with one of my girls tiaras sitting on the top! Cute Thanks!

Using Mr. Potato head parts also makes an easy way to decorate pumpkins when carving is to much for the little kids. I love the idea of the cakes. Brilliant!!

I love that dancing monkey decorating ideas, its superb, I just first time seen that , great job keep it up.

Great ideas. Using pieces of the Mr. potato also makes an easy way to decorate pumpkins when the size is too much for young children. I love the idea of cakes. Brilliant work!

Nice ideas. I like that dancing monkey decorating ideas. It looks so superb. You have done great job. Keep it up.

Yes, great ideas shred here. It looks very awesome. Thanks for sharing.

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