Dorm Dec Wednesdays: Countdown to my Birthday, Part Two

So as you may know, Dorm Dec Wednesdays has being transformed into party planning posts for the next few weeks.  I am going to feature my color scheme, some recipes for fondant & some cake topper things I want to make.  Second installment is about cake toppers!

And as I mentioned earlier, I am going to do a giveaway of a second, pretty much identical, topper & cake stand to one lucky reader! make sure you check out the link for a great tutorial on a colored cake stand.  I love it.

Here comes the giveaway part!

Giveaway rules:
cuz you gotta have 'em
  1. Become a follower of Five Sixteenths & Cross My Hooks, comment on this post when you have & if you already are(1 entry)
  2. Vote for your favorite color scheme & topper in a comment on this post (1 entry)
  3. Fan With Love, Crochet on Facebook, comment when you have on this post (1 entry)
  4. Blog, Facebook, or Tweet about it, comment back here when you have (1 entry/mention)
  5. Follow With Love, Crochet on twitter, comment back here when you have or if you already are (1 entry)
  6. Voting/commenting ends Friday December 10th @ 12am EST
That is 7 entries! Holy Cow!  Make sure you leave a comment for each of these back here on this post.
Any one can enter, US & abroad (unless entering giveaways like these aren't allowed where you live)

Ok, on to the toppers:

I love the monogrammed cake toppers I've seen for weddings & plan on translating that into a birthday one.  Perhaps I'll put purple glitter on it!

Here's some inspiration:

I love the crystals glued on.  Like I said, I'd do it in purple :)

oooooooh..what if I make cupcakes?
I love their DIY wedding contest from a while ago.  Gives me some ideas for my graduation announcements.  Check out a marbling tutorial here
I suggest bookmarking this page & referring to it often! Such great ideas!

also from Ruffled
What if I made a little cake to put on top of my cake! So cute!

What if I used a doily some how??

How about bunting? I love the ribbon too.

Ok, thats too many ideas, eh?  I'll let you know what I've decided on next week when I post some fondant recipes.

Remember to vote on your favorite & follow the links under rules for more entries!  

PS. Don't forget to check out the link parties in the Side Bar or click here!


  1. I like the number one colour scheme!

  2. I also posted about this on my blog!

  3. Also fans on facebook!

  4. I like color scheme 4 .


  5. You can't go wrong with doilies and cake bunting. Both are super cute and sure to make any celebration a special one. Thanks for visiting my blog, it's always nice to meet a fellow December birthday gal :)

  6. I am a follower of both :)

  7. I love scheme three :)

  8. ...and now I am following your Facebook :)

    -Mathaowny, Etsy.

  9. I voted on #4 and LOVE the gem Q
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