Friday, June 18, 2010

Hamm and Potatoes

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Eeek! Eeeeek! Oink! Oink!

It’s Hamm… everyone’s favorite talking plastic piggy bank. Well, his head at least. I couldn’t resist trying these cake pops out in honor of Toy Story 3, which opens today… Yep. Today and I can’t wait to see it. Bring on the toys!

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Hamm is fairly easy to make in cake pop form and only needs a few decorative add-ons to achieve his distinctive look. Plus, pigs are just plain cute, so I felt I had to try him.

Want to see my Woody and Buzz versions?

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Okay, so I took the easy road here with tiny paper poster tags to carry out the theme. No cowboys or space rangers.
Me. Slacker. That’s my name.

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But seriously… I was too excited to try this next cake pop I’m about to show you. And I think he may be one of my favorites to date.

I’ve been wanting to try him for a while and I couldn’t be happier with how he turned out. I even surprised myself.

So I guess you know what’s coming based on the title of this post.

You know…

Hamm’s spud bud from the movie …

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I can hardly stand it. Look at the one on the right’s expression. He kills me.

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Chocolate cake balls plus

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Peanut butter candy melts plus

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… all this stuff = PLAY. TIME.

It’s okay to play you know. I won’t tell.

We should all play a little more. Don’t ya think?

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“Woohoo! I do.”

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“Woohoooo-hooooooooo!”

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“Seriously guys, control yourself. – You know you’re all cake pops.”

“And, you know what that means.”

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“Uh yeah, I’m starting to figure that out.” – Wise guy!

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“Later, spuds… I’m outta here as fast as my candy feet can carry me. Who’s with me?”

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Don’t worry… they didn’t get too far.

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After a while… all that was left was just a paper memory.

Want to play with toys and cake? Jump on over to Disney’s family.go.com to get instructions for all the fun. And thanks, Disney for the chance to have a go at these.

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Hamm it up! Plus, you can also download the poster tags!

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And, just curious… who’s going to see the movie this weekend? Anyone? Everyone?

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Linda Vandermeer said...

Those Mr Potato Head cake pops might just be my favorite ever. Yup going to the movie with my 5 yr and 3yr olds, they can’t wait.

June 18, 2010 05:08 PM
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Abby said...

One word: AMAZING! We have tickets to see the movie tonight. This is perfect for my little space ranger’s birthday party coming up. I love your site and your skills.

June 18, 2010 05:10 PM
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Heather (Heather's Dish) said...

absolutely amazing as usual! i love the Mr. Potato Heads! and the little pigs are beautiful :)

June 18, 2010 05:11 PM
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CK said...

The Mr. Potato Head cake pops are FANTASTIC! My favorite! I’m going to totally try to get around to seeing it!

June 18, 2010 05:11 PM
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alice said...

You have crazy mad skills, lady!

June 18, 2010 05:12 PM
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Carissa said...

OH MY! These are adorable! I can’t wait to take my little one to the movie.

June 18, 2010 05:12 PM
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Rosie said...

You have to be kidding me!!!!! I almost cried because these are so darn cute. Yes going to agree, by far my favorite of all of your work. I don’t even know you Bekerella but I’m so proud of you for all the cute work you do. Please don’t stop!!!

June 18, 2010 05:12 PM
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Shan said...

How cute are those! And the chocolate peanut butter sounds so good right now!

June 18, 2010 05:12 PM
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Natalie said...

These made me giggle! They are precious! The Mr. Potato Heads may be my new favorite.

June 18, 2010 05:14 PM
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Brian Beam said...

Congrats on partnering with Disney. You are a superstar. These look amazing as always.

June 18, 2010 05:14 PM
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Paula - bell'alimento said...

Okay these just made me smile! Love em!

June 18, 2010 05:16 PM
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Irene said...

these are absolutely some of the cutest pops you have made! we are huge Toy Story fans (3 boys under 6) – so these are just fantastic!!!

June 18, 2010 05:20 PM
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beth aka confusedhomemaker said...

My littlest just tried to eat the computer screen. I’m thinking that means they are big winners, LOL :) Really my kids are so excited for the movie to come out & us adults here too. These would be perfect for a Toy Story party!!

June 18, 2010 05:22 PM
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GiEun said...

THESE ARE AMAZING!! i can’t wait to try themm!!! ^_^

June 18, 2010 05:22 PM
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Kate said...

You never cease to amaze me! You are so talented and i love these cake pops! I can’t wait to see TS3 :)

June 18, 2010 05:25 PM
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Mackenzie said...

These are adorable! A bunch of my friends and I are going to see the movie tomorrow. I’m so excited!

June 18, 2010 05:26 PM
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Jamie said...

Wow! I love them! You are so creative!!

June 18, 2010 05:28 PM
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Tasha said...

Those are STUNNINGLY good likenesses. Not sure I could watch the movie and then eat them. Poor guys. *applause*

I’ve been trying plain old cake balls lately (red velvet, then lemon with dark chocolate) and now my friends and family won’t stop gushing over me at every gathering. Thanks for making me a local hero.

June 18, 2010 05:32 PM
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Sues said...

OMG the Mr. Potato Heads!! You are amazing!! I can’t even believe how flawless each one looks. I’d be a major disaster over these. But you’re definitely inspiring me :)

June 18, 2010 05:34 PM
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Joyce said...

these are great!! my sister loves mr. ph!

June 18, 2010 05:34 PM
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Teresa Curtis said...

You have outdone yourself…again! Love them!

June 18, 2010 05:38 PM
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Luna said...

how awesome! Hamm is great but what you did with Mr. Potato Head is mind blowing. Great job!

June 18, 2010 05:39 PM
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Sylvia said...

YOU have a GIFT!!! My good heavens…I’ve NEVER seen ANYTHING so Adorable and Edible!!! It is hard to believe you can eat them. Glad you took a bite to show they are truly pops.

You rock, Bakerella!!!

June 18, 2010 05:40 PM
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Southern Gal said...

We are!! These are so cute! Can’t wait to show my 8 yo. He’ll want me to make them, but I know better. I’ve tried your cake pop Easter eggs and they were not nearly as cute as yours. We’ll just look this time.

June 18, 2010 05:40 PM
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TheAngelForever said...

Hmmm. . . I think I may have to attempt these in the not too distant future. We need to celebrate taking my little guy to his first movie.

June 18, 2010 05:42 PM
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Chrissy Farnan said...

OH MY GOODNESS you are killing me with the cuteness that you can create with food!!!! Truly amazing. Are these in the “book”?

June 18, 2010 05:43 PM
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Jessica said...

THE COOLEST!!! I LOVEEE Toy Story, and though not a kid I will definitely be watching it!!

June 18, 2010 05:43 PM
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Lesley said...

Love them!!

June 18, 2010 05:43 PM
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kim b said...

OMG! These are by far my favorites ever! They are exact little replicas! You do such a fantastic job!! Amazing, as ever!

June 18, 2010 05:44 PM
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bakerella said...

Thanks guys! I’m glad you like them.

Rosie – you’re sweet

Brian – Hey there!

Sylvia – sometimes I forget to do that, but these just screamed for me to bit his little potato cheeks.

Chrissy – these aren’t in the book. Non-character/generic themes are in the book.

June 18, 2010 05:48 PM
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Natalia said...

I’m going to see the movie tonight! I am so excited! Those are absolutely awesome!

June 18, 2010 05:49 PM
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Danielle (elleinadspir) said...

Omg…these are so stinkin cute! You are amazing!!!

June 18, 2010 05:49 PM
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Danie B. said...

My son first became a big Toy Story fan when he was 4 years old. Eleven years later, we’re all still big fans! We can’t wait to see the movie and I may have to make these for him.

June 18, 2010 05:51 PM
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kelli said...

love love love these!

June 18, 2010 05:51 PM
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Kelly said...

Too cute! I love it!

June 18, 2010 05:53 PM
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Cbear6889 said...

So adorable!

June 18, 2010 05:55 PM
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AMARA said...

Realmente geniales, son un encanto.

Gracias por deleitarnos con estos dulces tan divertidos.

Saludos desde España.

June 18, 2010 05:56 PM
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Kate B. said...

We are thinking of taking our kids, first movie theatre experience! Now I have to give these a try!! LOVE them!!

June 18, 2010 05:57 PM
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fidget said...

I just had to send this link to my mom- she’s a major Mr Potato head freak- no really she has this collection of them that she rotates with the seasons and everything, LOL

June 18, 2010 06:07 PM
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maggie said...

GENIUS!!

June 18, 2010 06:09 PM
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Aubrey @ My Simple Everyday said...

ZOMG – these are ah-maz-ing — but what do you expect?!!?! I’m too scared to try making cakepops (i dont do well with failure), but you make it seem like a breeze! Will def try these out soon!

June 18, 2010 06:09 PM
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Erica said...

Slacker?? Um, there is no. way. you are a slacker, m’dear Bakerella! These are awesome :D

June 18, 2010 06:10 PM
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Reesha said...

Went and saw the movie and it was great. The only thing that was missing was your cake pops! Those are the best ones ever!

June 18, 2010 06:13 PM
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Valerie! said...

I can’t get over what a whiz you are with these cake pops you create! Very nice job! I haven’t seen any of the Toy Story movies myself, but I still have to appreciate how cute these are. Mr. Potato Head was such a fun toy when I was a kid!

June 18, 2010 06:14 PM
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Marie said...

I made the Toy Story aliens cake balls over the weekend for my son’s 3rd birthday party, and I never got pictures because they went so fast. I even tinted the cake inside green! I just wish I had gotten some pictures!

June 18, 2010 06:14 PM
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bonnie said...

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I think he’s my favorite too..one day I’m going to meet you just so i can hug the neck of whose creativity flows in such cute ways. you are such an inspiration. I love it- Thanks for sharing!
Bonnie from NC

June 18, 2010 06:14 PM
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Ely roo said...

they’re amazing, hope to watch the movie this weekend, while i enjoy my conmemorative TS3 cakepops…

June 18, 2010 06:15 PM
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Tiffany Abbott Fuller said...

Wouldn’t have expected anything less from you. I am so impressed. My little nephew is going to LOVE these for his toy story birthday. I guess I’m going to need to help his mommy (my sister) with the bakin’ and the decoratin’. Love it! :)

June 18, 2010 06:17 PM
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Melinda said...

We’re taking my two and a half year old this weekend. It will be his first ever theater experience. Mom and Dad are way more excited than the kid!

June 18, 2010 06:28 PM
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Anonymous said...

What font did you use for Hamm?

June 18, 2010 06:28 PM
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Evie said...

Oh these are AWESOME!! I’m always impressed by how spot on your characters look. That is a constant struggle in my little world of baking! Thanks for the ideas. I’m always inspired by your posts!
-Evie

June 18, 2010 06:30 PM
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Molly said...

These are so cute!

We saw the movie this morning and it’s absolutely adorable! It’s a MUST see!

June 18, 2010 06:33 PM
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Conni said...

You never cease to disappoint!! Love the potato Heads!

June 18, 2010 06:35 PM
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Joy said...

Aww . . . You need to have a facebook page! I bet you would have a million gazillion followers! So So So So Spudtacular! Absolutely Hamazing!

June 18, 2010 06:37 PM
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kiki comin said...

amazing. you really are. i would love a day to just watch you at work..and learn!:)

June 18, 2010 06:37 PM
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Deana said...

Love them! Can’t wait to make them with my girls this summer. They were Miss Potato Heads for Halloween a couple years ago. A favorite in our house! :o)

June 18, 2010 06:43 PM
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Ninotchka said...

Too cute!!! And the movie is fabulous. Just took my kids this afternoon. Enjoy!

June 18, 2010 06:44 PM
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Angela Willis said...

Angie you are always spot on with the different characters- you have a nack for that!
Time to do Bugs Bunny and all the looney tune friends!

June 18, 2010 06:47 PM
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tj said...

…You? Slacker? Not! ;o)

…These are the cat’s meow! You really outdid yourself Miss Bakerella, Disney couldn’t of chose a better person to do this!

…I love Toy Story and can’t wait to see Toy Story 3… Yeah, I’ma kid at heart… ;o)

…Blessings…

June 18, 2010 06:49 PM
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Lisa Galbraith said...

Lol I love your cake pop ‘comic strip’. Amazing as usual!!!

June 18, 2010 06:50 PM
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Isabelle Gagnon said...

these are amazing! i LMAO!!!
seriously though, you out-do yourself every time!

June 18, 2010 06:56 PM
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Jessica @ How Sweet It Is said...

Those are just the cutest things ever!

June 18, 2010 07:02 PM
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T said...

You’ve out done yourself with these amazing little cuties! Mr. Potato Head is soooooooo adorable!

June 18, 2010 07:08 PM
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June g. said...

Just when I thought things couldn’t get more adorable!! They did!

June 18, 2010 07:13 PM
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amanda79 said...

OMG you are AMAZING!!! I want some!

June 18, 2010 07:13 PM
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Stephanie said...

Mr. Potato Head is amazing. We are going to the drive in this weekend to see it and are so excited!

June 18, 2010 07:14 PM
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Natalie said...

Wow you literally are amazing, i love the mr potato head ones they are so cool! Toy Story 3 doesnt come out here until next month, in the UK, not fair! We also dont have candy melts!! Double unfair hehe! I really wanna get some!

June 18, 2010 07:25 PM
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Leanne said...

These are just gorgeous. What a talent you have!

June 18, 2010 07:27 PM
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Charlene Austin said...

STOP IT!! Mr Potato Head is my new favorite!!! So perfect! I’d LOVE to see behind the scene and how and where you store all those candy embellishments! You must have a rockin’ supply!

June 18, 2010 07:33 PM
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Chrissie M said...

These are amazing!! We’re taking our 4 year old son to see the movie this weekend. He loves the first 2 and this will be the first time going to the theater. . .I’m keeping my fingers crossed that he’ll love it.

June 18, 2010 07:40 PM
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Anne M. said...

I’m definitely going! I work at a daycare so this Toy Story looks especially funny for me! The Potato Head cake pops are amazing! :)

June 18, 2010 07:56 PM
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Jessica said...

These are just unbelievable. These are more works of art than something edible! My son would go crazy for these!

June 18, 2010 07:56 PM
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Sue said...

I LOVE Mr. Potato Head!!! He’s PERFECT! You are amazing!!!

June 18, 2010 07:57 PM
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Jenny said...

those are awesome!! :D

June 18, 2010 08:03 PM
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Cheryl said...

You have outdone yourself this time! I hope you make a zillion dollars with your upcoming book; you *so* deserve it. Continued blessings!

June 18, 2010 08:07 PM
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aussiemarina said...

you are amazing ! they are so cute ! i so can’t wait to get your book in my little hot hands……….

even hubby thinks you are great !

June 18, 2010 08:15 PM
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Sari said...

I’m always impressed with your work and there have been times where I’ve just been like “how the he** did she do that”. Right now I’m even more like “holy crap, how the he** did she do that”. These are absolutely amazing. You truly have a talent! I absolutely love these and all of your cake pops. I tried to do them once, it didn’t work out at all! :)

June 18, 2010 08:24 PM
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Lindsay said...

As an animator at Pixar I must say you’ve out done yourself! These are SOOOO cute!! I want them all!!!

June 18, 2010 08:36 PM
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MuffinMonsterBB said...

Wow! These are spot on! you never cease to amaze me ??

June 18, 2010 08:42 PM
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Nick said...

I’m a big fan of your blog – and I also happened to have worked on Toy Story 3 at Pixar. I just wanted to say that this is an adorable tribute; you did a fantastic job!! :)

June 18, 2010 08:42 PM
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Ava Sweet Cakes said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE THESE! I am going to try them for my 3 year old who is CRAZY about Toy Story! Thanks for sharing this and you do an amazing job!!

June 18, 2010 08:55 PM
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Tori said...

They are both so cute! But the Mr. Potato Heads are to the next level.

June 18, 2010 09:03 PM
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S @ extremebalance.net/blog said...

You’re one of those amazingly talented people who can make exactly what she sees… so envious! Well done!

June 18, 2010 09:04 PM
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Raina @ The Garden of Yum said...

These are awesome! I cannot believe how much you got them to look like the actual characters!

June 18, 2010 09:22 PM
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Caryn said...

Wow! Incredible. I just love it! My daughter reminded me this morning that the movie started today. I have GOT to try Mr.Potato Head! You are incredibly talented!

June 18, 2010 09:30 PM
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Diana Viera said...

You are so creative and your work is amazing!!!! I wish I can dip my cakepops half as good as you:( When is your book coming out???

June 18, 2010 09:31 PM
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Maytina said...

Oh. Em. Gee. These are amazing, Hamm looks so concerned, I love him! Mr Potato Head is so well done (as usual!)

June 18, 2010 09:32 PM
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Karla said...

OMGoodness….stinkin’ adorable and hilarious at the same time! I love it! I know for A FACT that I do not possess the patience necessary to make this….I can’t wait to show my 7-year-old these pics tomorrow morning!

Great work!

June 18, 2010 09:37 PM
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Alysssa said...

OMG! You’re just getting better and better at this!! I aspire to be like you! :D

June 18, 2010 09:42 PM
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Dawn Wilson said...

My 6 year old son, Matthew (whom I share the stuff on the website frequently) wants to know where Buzz, Woody and Rex are???

Mr. Potato Head is perfect!

June 18, 2010 09:44 PM
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Mel G said...

These are sooooo cute!! I thought Hamm was pretty good…. until I kept reading and came across Mr Potato Head! Fantastic!! I bet you had a blast creating all the different facial expressions lol

As for the movie, I can’t wait to see it but it doesn’t open here until the 24th :(

June 18, 2010 09:56 PM
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Lisa said...

OH MY GOSH! I am IN LOVE with Mr. Potato Head. have been since I was a child. I get EVERY single new version that comes out. And, I have a hard time letting visiting children play w/ my potatoes.

I am IN LOVE!

June 18, 2010 10:05 PM
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Jennifer said...

So cute!

June 18, 2010 10:34 PM
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jackie from Texas said...

my son loves mr. potato head!!! thanks for these. The HAMM is super cute too. <3 it .

June 18, 2010 10:35 PM
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jamie@giggledustparties said...

Seriously AMAZING! Your talent blows me away..you ROCK!

June 18, 2010 10:41 PM
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Carla said...

Mr. Potato Head is by far my all time favorite! I almost cried to see him with a bite out of him :(

June 18, 2010 10:45 PM
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Kim said...

oh my! those Mr Potato heads are seriously cute!! and I bet he tastes good too lol

June 18, 2010 10:56 PM
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Angel said...

YOU’RE BRILLIANT. YOU ALSO HAPPEN TO BE MY HERO. I LOVE YOU!

June 18, 2010 11:04 PM
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Budoh said...

I’ve been looking forward to this movie for months!!! You totally made my day today!!! (Squealing with excitement!!!)

June 18, 2010 11:06 PM
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Laura said...

Oh my gosh! Those are incredible! You never stop amazing me!

June 18, 2010 11:11 PM
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