A co-worker of my father-in-law ordered a Big Comfy Couch cake for her niece, so that's what I've been working on this week!
I started off by baking 1 10" white cake for the back of the couch, 1 8" white cake for the arms of the couch, and 1 9"x13" chocolate cake for the base and cushions.
Then I covered a board with fondant icing for the cake to sit on.
Then I arranged the couch so I knew where all the pieces would go.
Then I iced and fondanted all of the pieces of the couch.
After all the fondanting, I made a couple other finishing touches such as the doilies and the pillows (both out of fondant)
Once the couch was done, I started on the figures of the dolls. I used gum paste for them (and some royal icing for the hair) and they worked out pretty well!
Tina just picked up the cake about an hour ago. I hope she likes it!