When the pastry chef who made my wedding cake took a look at my handmade cake topper and said to me "You know, you could make a business out of this", I couldn't at all take him seriously.
While I was sure that my little figurines had their charms, I had doubts that anyone would want to pay for my individually made cake toppers when they can just get factory cake toppers off the store shelves at a fraction of what mine would cost.
I was wrong of course.
After becoming a seller on ETSY, I find myself loaded with just enough custom orders that they pretty much have taken up all my weekends.
I came to the conclusion that there are people out there who are after the same thing I am when I made my own cake topper. Something unique that truly represents them, rather than…
- Joined December 21, 2006