Faitmain – Faitcoeur

Handmade - Heartmade

Done with my hands, from the bottom of my heart


52 posts for "Animals"

Oct

2011

Wooden flea


PuceFimo5
If you are less than 35 years old, you don’t know what I am talking about
(and if you are English, I can’t find it on not-french websites….).

We hung them up everywhere (hairs, pencil case…).

I found one, damaged, but it’s an old one.

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Jul

2010

Squirrel cake


Tuto ecureuil6
This cake is without flour, so it’s gluten free !

– 5 white eggs
– 4 tbsp (60 g) granulated sugar
– ½ cup (150 g) almond powder
– ½ cup (150 g) confectioner sugar
– 1 cup (250 g) softened butter
– 1 cup (250 g) praline paste

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Jun

2009

Golfer teddy cake


Gâteau nounours golfeur
For a friend who loves golf and teddy bears.
Guess what ? …… almond paste of course !
Gâteau nounours golfeur2
The marzipan teddy is coloured with powder chocolate.
I rolled golf balls marzipan in icing sugar.

Jan

2009

Mice cake


Gateau souris
For my daughter’s birthday (her nickname is “the mouse”).

White chocolate icing with a little bit of yellow food colouring.
To make gruyere hold : index and little fingers !
Homemade marzipan mices (green like the french song !).

To see the homemade marzipan recipe, click HERE.

Oct

2008

Cat bowl


Bol chat
I wanted mine too.

Cats of course ! They are 6 all around.

I have still 2 white bowls, I’m waiting for ideas.

Oct

2008

Celtic bowl


Bol celtique
My son wanted an all around design : “I’m sure you will manage….”.

There are three celtic snakes which beat themselves the tail.

Colored in Ferrari red of course !

Oct

2008

Mice bowl


Bol souris
For my daughter (her nickname is “the mouse”).

A mouse needs to be green (like the french song) but mine was dry.
Unfortunately it was difficult to paint with the blue.

Little story : this bowl is the 2nd, my daughter crashed the first one (phew, that wasn’t my fault…).

Jun

2007

Monster cake


Gâteau monstre
Maybe you know the comic “Kid Paddle”.

As always, marzipan (green for the body, pink for the tong and white for the teeth and the eye).

Some pustule/smarties and you’ve got the monster.

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