How to Make an Owl Cake Topper

Little blue owl cake topper suitable for a baby shower, christening or 1st birthday cake

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How to Make an Owl Cake Topper
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Start with a ball of modelling paste

Start with a ball of modelling paste

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Flatten it and shape into a rough oval shape with a flat bottom

Flatten it and shape into a rough oval shape with a flat bottom

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Use a round cutter to cut the 'ears' , define the head and belly part

Use a round cutter to cut the 'ears' , define the head and belly part

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Start building the eyes, first white circle...

Start building the eyes, first white circle...

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...then blue one

...then blue one

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...then black one

...then black one

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...and last but not least a white dot

...and last but not least a white dot

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Add a beak

Add a beak

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For the feathers on the belly you will need 3 shades of grey + a bit of white modelling paste

For the feathers on the belly you will need 3 shades of grey + a bit of white modelling paste

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Start by cutting out 3 circles of your darkest colour, I'm showing you how to do it with white paste

Start by cutting out 3 circles of your darkest colour, I'm showing you how to do it with white paste

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Cut off roughly 3/4 way and apply onto the bottom part of the belly...

Cut off roughly 3/4 way and apply onto the bottom part of the belly...

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...like this

...like this

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For the next row, cut out 3 circles again, cut off 3/4 way, but this time you will have to cut 1 circle into half

For the next row, cut out 3 circles again, cut off 3/4 way, but this time you will have to cut 1 circle into half

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Put the 2 halves either side the cut side out

Put the 2 halves either side the cut side out

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And apply onto the belly overlapping the previous row

And apply onto the belly overlapping the previous row

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Repeat the process with lighter colour

Repeat the process with lighter colour

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And finish off with white

And finish off with white

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For the wings I used a rose petal cutter

For the wings I used a rose petal cutter

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And apply onto the sides with the thinner end pointing down

And apply onto the sides with the thinner end pointing down

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For the feet shape equal amounts of paste into a teardrop shape

For the feet shape equal amounts of paste into a teardrop shape

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Stick on with a bit of edible glue

Stick on with a bit of edible glue

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And give them a bit of definition with a toothpick. You might have noticed different coloured beak in this photo, I decided to change it because the white one wasn't standing out enough

And give them a bit of definition with a toothpick. You might have noticed different coloured beak in this photo, I decided to change it because the white one wasn't standing out enough

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And that's it! Enjoy xxx

And that's it! Enjoy xxx

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