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Starry Night (97)

So a client asked me to create an interpretation of Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” On a cake for her daughter’s baby shower. She asked me to incorporate some pink in with the blue since they weren’t sure of the sex of the baby. Starry Night is her daughter’s favorite painting – so she thought it would be a cool surprise!

Van Gogh Starry Night Baby Shower Cake

I started out by marblizing lavender, blue and white fondant as my ‘canvas.’

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Then I drew the little village around the sides of the cake with food coloring pens and used black fondant to create the Cypress tree.

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Then I used gel food color and paint brushes to create my interpretation of the brooding sky and stars! A little luster dust and VOILA!
Van Gogh Starry Night Baby Shower Cake

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  1. Lisa says:

    Fabulous! Thanks for sharing how you did it!

  2. inong says:

    superb! well done!

  3. skylightsky says:

    I was reading http://cakefun.blogspot.com/ which bounced me to you. As I stated, your design and beautiful interpretation made my jaw drop. After recovering, I continued to read your site. I only wish I lived closer to you.

    Wishing you much success!

  4. Anne says:

    Lisa – Thanks for posting the cake on your blog. I appreciate the support.

    skylightsky & inong – Thanks for the positive encouragment, it’s great getting this feedback

  5. marjorie says:

    Your starry nite cake is awesome. I hope to see more of your new creations!

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  7. tugce says:

    this is incredible :) i’ve just found your site and i’m amazed by your work. tese are absolutely gorgeous. couldn’t keave without saying how great a job you’re doing. if i coul do such art with cakes i would be on clouds for sure :)

  8. Daniella says:

    Your cakes amaze me. I would use fondant on mine, but I’ve never found any that taste good!

  9. Trisha says:

    Lovely work!

  10. That is cool! Starry Night sure continues to inspire. Me, too, for my first novel, Searching For A Starry Night. Love the painting!

  11. linda martens says:

    Love van Gogh ( probably has to do something with me being Dutch :))
    Amazing cake, but then again all your cakes are stunning.
    they are master pieces like edible van Goghs !

    1. Anne says:

      awww…thanks linda!

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