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Firstly I would like to thank everyone who took part in my Christmas baking contest!
Being Christmas I wasn't sure I would get many entries so receiving 19 was a great surprise! I hope you all had as much fun baking as I did holding and judging the contest. 

For those wondering if I will be holding any more contests in future.  It won't be for a very long time as not only will I be moving house once this year, I will be moving twice!

Onto the winners!

1st Place Overall Winner

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:iconsparks1992:

Christmas Igloo Cake by sparks1992
This was a beautiful entry! Very festive, the detail was wonderful, the skill brilliant and over all looks so cute! I also loved the fact so much time, effect and high quality was taken in making this as a gift to sparks1992 sister rather than a commission.

Best Photography

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:iconabsentiae:

32.1 by absentiae

What I loved about this photo was, well everything! The cupcakes are so pretty and perfect as is the composition of the whole photo.  The use of white to make the photo feel cold and snow like.  The same goes for the gloves and being red has that extra festive element.


Most Creative Entry

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:iconcherrybranches:




Dancing gingerbread men in snow globes!?! Need I say more! A brilliant creative take of your usual gingerbread men! The precision in detail of these cookies are incredible from the shadows to the shine and the amazing woodwork detail! When first seeing this entry I had to have a closer look to make sure they were actually cookies and not a painting or digital art!

Honorable mentions


It was tough choosing just three winners, there were so many great entries in presentation, skill, creativity, flavour and determination! (Yes maytel that last one means you! Crazy woman baking whilst possibly giving birth at any moment!) It was so tough I even had to consult my best friend Shaami for guidance!

Chris-Mouse Truffles by justbrilliant Shirley Temple Cupcakes by SirenRayn
  Raspberry-chreamcheesecake by ik-ben-10eke Classic Peanut Butter Cookies by maytel
Pudding Cake 2 by ginas-cakes (Real) Christmas cookies 2013 (1/2) by EmisBakery
Christmas Pudding Cake and Winter Cupcakes by AstralKiwi

Click HERE to browse all entries.

Watch out for journal features of all the winners galleries soon.


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AstralKiwi Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Congrats to the winners, all the entries looked delicious =D
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MagpieFreak Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woah these are magnificent entries XD must have been tough deciding who'd win :> Such a good job with everything by everybody!
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claremanson Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very tough indeed!
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ginas-cakes Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Congratulations :clap:
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sparks1992 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much I'm glad you liked my cake I really enjoyed making it :-) xxx
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claremanson Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:hug:
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ik-ben-10eke Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing entries, and well deserved winning places. Such creativity and such beautiful photography. Congratulations!
And I am so surprised to see my entry have a honorable mention! Thanks very much.
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claremanson Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I have a huge soft spot for cheesecake! :)
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ik-ben-10eke Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:D
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Brookette Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I'm glad I didn't have to choose! :lol:
But I love the ones you picked :dalove:
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