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What do you expect from me Mom? I’m half machine!

Excuse the ambiguous nature of the title of this blog post, but if you’ve ever watched Arrested Development, you know it’s more than appropriate!  My close friend Evy turned 30 this year, and to celebrate, she threw an Arrested Development themed party.  I, of course, was asked to make the cake. I made it “Blue Man Group Velvet” with vanilla buttercream and a filling of banana slices and chocolate chips. The banana and chocolate chips filling is for the fact that the Bluths own a frozen banana stand.  The “Blue Man Group Velvet” – well, take a look: Of course, there are many other inside jokes I included on this cake including a “loose seal”, a star of david “in solitude”, the orange theme during the credits, “I need a favor” from the Bluth family crest, the flowers representing Lucille Bluth’s tweed suits, Evy’s favorite surprise:  “Steve Holt!” So how did I go about decorating this masterpiece?  Remember my post about luster dust? It can be difficult to free-hand frosting on a cake.  So much …