[patting hair] Ahem.
What Stacey H. wanted:
Erm, I'm pretty sure dragging a fork through crusted-over icing doesn't count as a "technique".
Anony Bride wanted a cake with tiers similar to this:
But instead she got tiers like this:
This was Stephanie S.'s inspiration:
Which resulted in...this:
I'm not sure who gets the blame for the ribbon selection, but that neon teal "scroll work" combined with the black icing border is sufficiently Wrecky on its own.
And lastly, Vanessa wanted a single layer version of her wedding cake for her one-year anniversary. Here's her wedding cake:
And here's what she got for her anniversary cake:
Ah, the mismatched whites, the battle-scarred frosting, the ponderous folds of flabby fondant! Who else is inspired to throw a toga party?