icing & ink Welcomes Linda Stahl of Linda Stahl Designs

March 8, 2010

Icing & Ink is pleased to announce that we have formed a partnership with Linda Stahl of Linda Stahl Designs.   All of our invitations are now custom designed exclusively for icing & ink by Linda. Linda is a graphic designer who has studied painting, drawing, calligraphy and graphic arts for over 10 years. She started concentrating her efforts in graphic art in 2004. She now creates custom cards, designs logos and does freelance design work. 

Here’s a sneak peek at some of her work.


Minnie Mouse Cake

February 18, 2010

A fun Minnie Mouse cake designed per the Mom’s request.  Chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream filling

Thomas the Train Cakes

December 15, 2009

This pair of cakes was for two playgroup pals having a joint birthday celebration. Sophia’s cake was chocolate with raspberry mousse filling and whipped cream icing. Gavin’s cake was banana cake with chocolate mousse filling and whipped cream icing. We also created a set of fun mini cupcakes to go along with the cakes. The celebration took place at Nightingale Music School in La Jolla, CA.

Beach Cupcakes

November 23, 2009


Beach cupcakes with buttercream icing, white chocolate seashells and brown sugar sand.  Sigh….these make me long for summer.

Shabby Chic Baby Shower Cake

November 23, 2009

We got a request to create our classic baby shower cake in the colors of the shabby chic baby’s room – shades of pink, raspberry and green.  Cake was ordered by the grandmother to be for her first grandchild. Congratulations Bonnie!

Princess and Frog Cake

November 14, 2009

A very girly cake for a princess and frog theme party.  Fondant wand and crown with edible jewels.  Cute frog cupcakes with a hot pink smile.  Cake and cupcakes are vanilla with vanilla buttercream frosting.

princess frog

Winnie the Pooh 1st Birthday Cake

November 14, 2009
We created this Winnie the Pooh cake for little Gia.  She was celebrating with friends at a local splash park so her parents thought it would be fun to create a cake where Pooh was having a splash himself.  The Hundred Acre Wood gang are heading into the woods to their favorite watering hole.  Mom requested Gia’s name at the top of the cake.   Vanilla cake with strawberry buttercream and chocolate cake with raspberry buttercream.
pooh waterfall 4 pooh waterfall 2
 before delivery                          delivery w/ Gia’s “splashy” name

Twilight Cake

November 11, 2009

Cake inspired by the popular book series for a girl’s 15th birthday.   Fondant chess piece, red ribbon, apple and a picture of Edward and Bella.  Customer requested a red interior…of course.  Red velvet cake with raspberry filling.  We made coordinating vanilla cupcakes iced with vanilla buttercream frosting. 

twilight cake

Sesame Street 1st Birthday Cake

November 11, 2009

sesame street bandA happy little cake featuring the Sesame Street gang with instruments.  Vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream filling for baby Noah’s celebration with his playgroup friends.  Happy 1st birthday Noah and Happy 40th Birthday Sesame Street!!!

Rock Climbing Cake

August 23, 2009

rock climbing cake

Rock climbing cake for a set of twins celebrating their 7th birthday at Solid Rock Gym.  The cake featured the birthday boy and girl along with their little dog peaking out from a backpack.  They chose a confetti cake (vanilla cake with sprinkles in the batter) with vanilla buttercream filling.