I think this would be a great design for a Christmas sheet cake. Could make the letters in royal icing ahead of time, or buttercream and freeze before placing on Christmas bulbs, or just pipe them.
Christmas Sign on crayola.com
Easter Bird Nest Cake — Vanilla Bean Baker
Curly Girl Kitchen - Tips on using meringue powder in buttercream. I've been adding meringue powder at the wrong time. Instead of adding with butter/shortening/flavorings, mix MP with the sugar, then add. Maybe that is why I have been fighting bubbles in my BC!
Curly Girl Kitchen: Everything I've Learned about Buttercream...
Swirl Free Illustrator Vector
Masam Manis - Tutorial for steam buttercream. Use Google Translator. Poured buttercream to create fondant look. Some sites say do crumb coat and put in refrigerator. Once cake is cold, pour warm buttercream over cake on cooling rack.
masam manis: STEAM BUTTERCREAM
Cakes and More - Recipe for practice buttercream. Not as expensive as real buttercream. Not as tempting to keep "tasting" while you practice.
Cakes And More!: Practice 'Buttercream'
Sugar Swings - How to make your own colored chocolate chips. Melt white candy wafers, add drops of color you want, pipe onto wax paper to harden.