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Friday
Aug082008

Birthday Cake Poll: The Winners!

Amazing work by Naomi!

The Birthday Cake poll is closed! The response was staggering: between comment and email entries, there were 401 entrants in all. Wow! 
But before getting to the winners, we have to say that it turns out we won big too: we were surprised with a Cakespy anniversary / birthday present for Head Spy Jessie--cupcakes by Naomi Henderson featuring Cakespy artwork (pictured top)! Though she's in Australia and we weren't able to taste them, this sweetness transcends all geographic challenges! (To learn more about Naomi's work, read our interview with her!).

Cakespy Anniversary / Jessie's Bday Open HouseBig Cupcake
Also, calling all Cake Gumshoes in the Seattle area--if you're around on August 23rd, join us from 6-9 p.m. at Cupcake Royale in Ballard (the home of the giant cupcake pictured above) for an open house celebration for the Cakespy Anniversary and Head Spy Jessie's birthday! Did we mention they'll be debuting a new cupcake flavor for the occasion?
But seriously--enough suspense. Who won the prizes? Here are the names we chose at random:
Winner 1 was Elizabeth from MA, who won the mini original Soothsayer Cupcake Painting. The future is sure to be bright for her if she gets her wish next birthday: either German Chocolate or Red Velvet cake! Hey, why not both!?
Winner 2 was Janis from WA, who won the Hipster Baked Goods t-shirt! The tee will keep her sweet and fashionable as she continues to grow and learn, as in the case of fruit-filled cakes, of which she says the following: "...I am finding as I get older I am changing my mind a bit on the fruit issue. I don't know if it will ever reach the level of sweet surprise, but I will probably make it out of the disappointment category in 10 years."
Winner 3 was Queen of the Click, from Brooklyn, NY. She actually wrote in her response "I hope I win the notecards". Well, that wishful thinking paid off! All of those notes will look super sweet, but not as sweet as her next birthday cake, which she hopes will include cherries, pineapple and cream. Yum!
Winner 4 was Krysta from CA, who also won a pack of notecards! Krysta is a longtime Cakespy reader--and her daughter is a proud owner of original Cakespy artwork! So clearly there's no lack of sweetness in this household, which welcomes birthday pies but just says no to syrupy strawberry filling in their cakes.
Thank you to everyone who participated! If you didn't win, you can always pick up Cakespy gear at the etsy store. And be sure to check back next month for the next cake poll!
Stay sweet!

 

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Reader Comments (13)

I missed this one! I'll make sure to catch the next one though. Many congrats to the winners!!!

August 8 | Unregistered Commenterjennifer

Aww I missed out on the prizes again :9. Congrats to the winners!

August 8 | Unregistered CommenterPeter

congrats to the 4 winners... and happy birthday, Jessie & happy anniversary, Cakespy! :)

August 9 | Unregistered CommenterLiv

Happy birthday Jessie! Cakespy, may your anniversary be extra cakey, and congrats to the 4 lucky winners!

August 9 | Unregistered CommenterRural Vegan

Congratulations to the winners. And I have to say that those Cakespy cupcakes are one of the most adorable things I've seen!

August 9 | Unregistered CommenterClumbsy Cookie

WOW Jesse! Those birthday cupcakes are unbelievably off the charts!
I want some for myself!
Congrats to the winners!

August 9 | Unregistered CommenterDonna

Happy Birthday Cakespy! Hope this year is as full of sweet post as the past one :)
And how cute the Cakespy cupcakes!
Congrats to the lucky winners :)

August 9 | Unregistered CommenterIsa

Such talent. I can't stand it:)

Congrats to all and Jesse, have FUN at your party!

I LOVE my original Cakespy artwork!!!!!!!

August 9 | Unregistered Commenter~~Louise~~

OMG, the Cakespy cupcakes! Which led me directly to her Flickr page, where one thing is even cuter than the next! How does she do it putting the Cakespy artwork on her cupcakes? Fondant? OMG!!!

August 10 | Unregistered CommenterBMoreSweet

I'm sad sad sad, but happy for the winners :) Love the cupcakes!

August 11 | Unregistered CommenterDee

Thanks everyone for the kind words! We were all tickled pink by the sweet cupcakes, and all the winners are such cool people! :-)

August 11 | Unregistered CommenterCakespy

Naomi's cupcakes featuring your precious artwork are sweeeeet! They just put a big smile on my face.

August 12 | Unregistered Commenterlifeinrecipes

wonderful recipe

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