23 May 2011

Blog Giveaway - Vintage Vinyl Cake Stand!

I've gone all arts & crafts on you this week to bring you...fanfare please....a Rebecca Bakes Cakes blog giveaway! Now I have been known to have an original idea every now & again, however I have to hold my hands up & confess that this idea has been stolen with pride from a good friend of mine. It combines two of my favourite things, music & cake, so when I saw these stands stacked with cupcakes at her daughters' party, I had to have a go at making one myself.

Trawling the charity shops of Windsor looking for vinyl was an experience in itself, turns out the residents of the Royal Borough seem to be quite fond of Howard Jones & Engelbert Humperdinck (way too much Humperdinck) I picked records I knew & loved, so my stand ended up with a rather eclectic mix of the original film soundtrack of Mary Poppins, Tears for Fears - Shout & Love Affair - Everlasting Love. Make of that mix what you will...

I've also made a special 80's edition to give away to one lucky reader! This stand combines, Erasure - Circus, Danny Wilson - The Second Summer of Love & Owen Paul - My Favourite Waste of Time. It's a marvellous medley of 80's pop! To be fair I don't really know the Danny Wilson track, but 10" vinyl is remarkably hard to come by, so had to take what I could find :-)

It's very sturdy & dead easy to dismantle so you can store it flat. I love a traditional chintzy china cake stand, but this vinyl version will definitely make a bold statement on your tea table & is sure to get people talking about the tunes!

To be in with a chance to win my 80's-tastic vintage vinyl cake stand, just leave a comment below or email me at rebeccabakescakes@hotmail.co.uk to say you're in. If you want to share a guilty music secret, then feel free, I won't judge! Quite frankly I have too many to mention, but to get things started I queued on Oxford Street for hours to meet 90's boyband Let Loose, I've been to see Cliff Richard not once but twice (with my Mum!) & I am the proud owner of a CD signed by Shed Seven. You get the idea, it's musical catharsis!

Competition will close at 11.59pm on Sunday 29th May 2011. International entries welcome! Good luck, Rebecca x

17 comments:

  1. I'd love to win the 80's tastic cake stand! I loved the 80's. I first 'went out' with my now hubby in 1981 when we were both 15 and the first present he bought me was the single 'Green Door' by Shakin Stevens!

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  2. I loooooooove this and must commend you on your choice of songs... sometimes I stiiiill catch myself singing the Owen Paul song!

    Would love to win this beautiful one-off art /kitchen piece!

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  3. That is just fantastic, I'd love to win, but if I don't I might have to make one myself.

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  4. What a neat cake stand - I'd like to decorate it with cupcakes and serenade it:
    You spin me right round, baby
    right round like a record, baby
    Right round round round

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  5. i love baking cakes and would love a chance to win this great stand my fav cake i made recently was a rainbow cake i am just about to start blogging about my cakes too and would love something to picture them on ...... also my guilty pleasure would have to be Steps i saw them in concert and i also went to a x-fator concert and went back stage and meant Shane ward and Chicco lol my twitter name is @KTBennett83

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  6. Such an unusual stand! It would certainly draw the attention away from my dodgy looking (but very more-ish!) cakes

    @novagirl291 on twitter

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  7. what a brilliant clever idea, I just have no talent for this sort of thing at all, would be a great prize to win

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  8. Fabulous. Can I come clean now and admit to loving Shakin Stevens - or will you disqualify me LOL x

    @missielizzieb

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  9. This is a fab giveaway. I once waited for 6hrs to meet ant and dec (pj and duncan) at a record store in manchester. Also camped outside a territorial army base where Take That were rehearsing for their last concert together bfore they broke up back in 1995. The things we do for the love of music (and teen idols lol)
    cheryl hadfield(fb)

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  10. Wow, now I know what my mum-in-law can do with all her Jim Reeves vinyl, lol

    Denise Slater

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  11. WOW what a fab idea. Love it

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  12. Would love to win this, my guilty music secret is that I went to see Aha in concert......a couple of months ago. I still love em lol xxx

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  13. what a nice cake stand that is. would make center peace for the table and what a conversation starter. as well as a great prize

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  14. WOW! Now this is the perfect gift for my vinyl music mad sister and my guilty music secret...............(I can't believe I'm saying this!) the only concert/live gig I've been to was to see the Wombles! *oh the shame!*

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  15. At last a piece of cupcake-related kitchenalia that my OH won't moan at me about!!! Its B-E-A-UTIFOOOOL!!!
    My guilty secret is seeing Status Quo 6 times a child (and still turning it up in the car when I'm on my own!).
    @katiepeal

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  16. Wow ! what an interesting blog.Thanks for sharing this information.Your information is really informative for us.
    Nice blog on cake stands
    .
    Keep sharing more & more.....

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  17. Ha..ha..ha...

    Great idea. I like that. Bay the way, does it vintage vinyl cake stand really use CD?

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23 May 2011

Blog Giveaway - Vintage Vinyl Cake Stand!

I've gone all arts & crafts on you this week to bring you...fanfare please....a Rebecca Bakes Cakes blog giveaway! Now I have been known to have an original idea every now & again, however I have to hold my hands up & confess that this idea has been stolen with pride from a good friend of mine. It combines two of my favourite things, music & cake, so when I saw these stands stacked with cupcakes at her daughters' party, I had to have a go at making one myself.

Trawling the charity shops of Windsor looking for vinyl was an experience in itself, turns out the residents of the Royal Borough seem to be quite fond of Howard Jones & Engelbert Humperdinck (way too much Humperdinck) I picked records I knew & loved, so my stand ended up with a rather eclectic mix of the original film soundtrack of Mary Poppins, Tears for Fears - Shout & Love Affair - Everlasting Love. Make of that mix what you will...

I've also made a special 80's edition to give away to one lucky reader! This stand combines, Erasure - Circus, Danny Wilson - The Second Summer of Love & Owen Paul - My Favourite Waste of Time. It's a marvellous medley of 80's pop! To be fair I don't really know the Danny Wilson track, but 10" vinyl is remarkably hard to come by, so had to take what I could find :-)

It's very sturdy & dead easy to dismantle so you can store it flat. I love a traditional chintzy china cake stand, but this vinyl version will definitely make a bold statement on your tea table & is sure to get people talking about the tunes!

To be in with a chance to win my 80's-tastic vintage vinyl cake stand, just leave a comment below or email me at rebeccabakescakes@hotmail.co.uk to say you're in. If you want to share a guilty music secret, then feel free, I won't judge! Quite frankly I have too many to mention, but to get things started I queued on Oxford Street for hours to meet 90's boyband Let Loose, I've been to see Cliff Richard not once but twice (with my Mum!) & I am the proud owner of a CD signed by Shed Seven. You get the idea, it's musical catharsis!

Competition will close at 11.59pm on Sunday 29th May 2011. International entries welcome! Good luck, Rebecca x

17 comments:

mrsduckandtheducklings said...

I'd love to win the 80's tastic cake stand! I loved the 80's. I first 'went out' with my now hubby in 1981 when we were both 15 and the first present he bought me was the single 'Green Door' by Shakin Stevens!

Kavey said...

I loooooooove this and must commend you on your choice of songs... sometimes I stiiiill catch myself singing the Owen Paul song!

Would love to win this beautiful one-off art /kitchen piece!

Janice said...

That is just fantastic, I'd love to win, but if I don't I might have to make one myself.

Dani said...

What a neat cake stand - I'd like to decorate it with cupcakes and serenade it:
You spin me right round, baby
right round like a record, baby
Right round round round

KTBennett said...

i love baking cakes and would love a chance to win this great stand my fav cake i made recently was a rainbow cake i am just about to start blogging about my cakes too and would love something to picture them on ...... also my guilty pleasure would have to be Steps i saw them in concert and i also went to a x-fator concert and went back stage and meant Shane ward and Chicco lol my twitter name is @KTBennett83

Emily said...

Such an unusual stand! It would certainly draw the attention away from my dodgy looking (but very more-ish!) cakes

@novagirl291 on twitter

supergran said...

what a brilliant clever idea, I just have no talent for this sort of thing at all, would be a great prize to win

Anonymous said...

Fabulous. Can I come clean now and admit to loving Shakin Stevens - or will you disqualify me LOL x

@missielizzieb

Anonymous said...

This is a fab giveaway. I once waited for 6hrs to meet ant and dec (pj and duncan) at a record store in manchester. Also camped outside a territorial army base where Take That were rehearsing for their last concert together bfore they broke up back in 1995. The things we do for the love of music (and teen idols lol)
cheryl hadfield(fb)

Anonymous said...

Wow, now I know what my mum-in-law can do with all her Jim Reeves vinyl, lol

Denise Slater

Nixnjj said...

WOW what a fab idea. Love it

srobbo71 said...

Would love to win this, my guilty music secret is that I went to see Aha in concert......a couple of months ago. I still love em lol xxx

gary bartlett said...

what a nice cake stand that is. would make center peace for the table and what a conversation starter. as well as a great prize

StarrMagenta said...

WOW! Now this is the perfect gift for my vinyl music mad sister and my guilty music secret...............(I can't believe I'm saying this!) the only concert/live gig I've been to was to see the Wombles! *oh the shame!*

@katiepeal said...

At last a piece of cupcake-related kitchenalia that my OH won't moan at me about!!! Its B-E-A-UTIFOOOOL!!!
My guilty secret is seeing Status Quo 6 times a child (and still turning it up in the car when I'm on my own!).
@katiepeal

Merry Johnson said...

Wow ! what an interesting blog.Thanks for sharing this information.Your information is really informative for us.
Nice blog on cake stands
.
Keep sharing more & more.....

cupcake boxes wholesale said...

Ha..ha..ha...

Great idea. I like that. Bay the way, does it vintage vinyl cake stand really use CD?

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