Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Cupcake #360 **sold**

A cool crisp blue surrounds this elegant white cupcake. The topping is thin crinkled layers of fondant, probably a miraculous achievement in the world of baking! The cool blues and white combined with that layer of minty green somehow remind me of toothpaste, an odd connection for sure. But the idea of a collection of these cupcakes in a dentist's office always makes me grin!
Now as we move towards the final 5 cupcakes we have some announcements to make. We are heading off to a show in Boca Raton, FL this weekend, so this is the last cupcake we will post this week. We will start again on Tuesday with #361 and post one each day with the last one going up on Saturday at as close to noon(EST) as I can muster. We've had a few requests to pre-purchase the last cupcake, but we are going to have to refrain from any favoritism and rely on the first come first serve method once I post. Good luck, and come back on Tuesday!

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Cupcake #359 **sold**

A shot of pure warm color to get you on your feet! The deep pure red of the strawberries is surrounded by it's neighbor on the color wheel, orange. But don't miss all the subtle color in the cream, blues, a hint of red reflecting... Enjoy!

Monday, January 24, 2011

Cupcake #358 **sold**

Today's cupcake, in addition to being the perfect gift to tuck away for Valentine's day is also a nice use of primary colors. The red raspberry, blue blueberries and yellow custard are surrounded by otherwise neutral colors. And the liner covered with a scattering of hearts is pretty cool too! 7 more cupcakes to go!

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Cupcake #357 **sold**

Fancy purple piped icing tops today's chocolate cupcake. The purple is surrounded by the teal blue background, these are analogous colors, meaning that they sit next to each other on the color wheel. If you are a fan of the cool blue end of the color spectrum this may be your cupcake! Only 8 more to go, stay tuned!

Friday, January 21, 2011

Cupcake #356 **sold**

Scott brought this little number down the studio stairs telling me all about it, "It's an ice cream cupcake, you cut off the top and put a scoop of ice cream inside!" Scott is an ice cream junkie, so I'm sure he was devouring this in his imagination! A little hot fudge on top, and you have pure heaven. The brick red background is a little bit on the neutral side and will look great with other earth tones. Have a great day!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Cupcake #355 **sold**

Mmm, a smore cupcake! All the warm neutral browns in this piece are surrounded by a cool neutral gray. All this neutral stuff means this piece will play well with anyone, and serve as a bridge in a group of less than harmonious colors. And besides all that, who can resist that chocolate marshmallow combo!?

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Cupcake #354 **sold**

The first thing I thought of when I saw this cupcake was peeking in a bakery window as a child. I was totally mesmerised by the wedding cakes! An unashamedly girly cupcake, this would make a great baby shower gift. Or would be a great addition to a group, what a beauty!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Cupcake #353 **sold**

What a lovely thing! This would definitely fit into my "grownup cupcake" category. A cupcake infused with a bit of lavender, with a complex yellow ochre background. And this pairs up beautifully with yesterday's, take a look!

Monday, January 17, 2011

Cupcake #352 **sold**

Cupcake #352 is loaded with subtlety. Thin washes of yellow, and it's complement, purple, dance across the surface of the icing showing off the lights and shadows. The gray background is very neutral, allowing these nuances to shine. Enjoy!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Cupcake #351 **sold**

A cupcake just like Grandma would have made. None of those fancy icing thingamajigs, all you need is a big bowl of chocolate icing, and a butter knife. The background is a beautiful royal purple, deep dark and delicious!

Friday, January 14, 2011

Cupcake #350 **sold**

A cheery little cupcake! Scott is obviously fascinated with our bit of snow down south! Complete with a tiny red sled, I wonder if it's "Rosebud!"

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Cupcake #349 **sold**

Sometimes simple is better. A chocolate cupcake with a little chocolate drizzle. Surrounded by a retro green, close to the color of Jadeite, for those old enough to remember! Wishing you a simple, blissful day!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Cupcake #348 **sold**

Layers of chocolate and cream are topped with a fresh raspberry. Surrounded by a background that would have once been called "dusty rose." A warm, slightly neutralized pink, it makes the chocolate sing, and the white of the cream pop! Enjoy, only 17 more to go!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Cupcake #347 **sold**

To celebrate the dusting of snow we received down here in the sunny south, a beautiful winter cupcake! Enjoy your day, we are!

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Cupcake #346 **sold**

The only thing better than a cupcake is a cupcake cookie combo! An Oreo nestled in a swirl of frosting has to bring a smile. I'm not sure what the flavor is supposed to be, pistachio, lime, mint? No matter, it looks great with the cantaloupe background! Only 19 cupcakes to go, as this series ends at #365. A full year of cupcakes, whew!

Friday, January 7, 2011

Cupcake #345 **sold**

A little chocolate mocha bliss for our cupcake fans! At one time or another in art school you can count on having to produce a "monochromatic painting" as an exercise. Which is essentially what this is, one color, in this case brown, with white added to make tints, and black, to make shades. The frosting does seem to have a touch of pink, and the cup, a bit of yellow...but it is close! Now I want some chocolate covered coffee beans!

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Cupcake #344 **sold**

Nothing like a little bouquet of flowers to get you in the mood for spring! The blooms are wonderful complex combinations of cream, violet, and rose. The background is a deep warm mauve, more red than purple. Cheers, and we'll be back tomorrow!

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Cupcake #343 **sold**

No matter how dreary the Winter, you can always count on Spring. Three little bluebirds are peeking out of their coconut nest. Perfect for a baby, bird lover, or someone who loves a little shot of robin egg blue! Have a great day!

Monday, January 3, 2011

Cupcake #341 **sold**

Well here we are, starting off the New Year with lots of fresh fruit, vitamin C, antioxidants and all that stuff! Not to mention a splash of complementary colors in the form of orange and blue. Now close your eyes and imagine the orange and cream cheese frosting, and those little bits of candied orange peel, yum!