Mint chocolate birthday cake

I made this for my grandmother as it was her birthday. I multiplied my brownie recipe by 1.5 and then put it in two cake pans.
I used pre-made fondant to make the roses and the leaves, and I made the buttercream icing from scratch (with an element of failure, notice the ‘chocolate chips’? That was because the icing was too hard to spread and it picked up bits of the cake. then my dad magically thought of using a hairdryer to melt the icing a little. It worked a treat, and then I added green food colouring (too much, of course) to disguise the brown-ness)
Overall it was not too challenging, and only took about 3 hours overall (including baking times)
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Sheet music roses


I was expecting this to fail. but it didn’t! It was really easy, i just cut out heart shapes from some old sheet music, curled the edges around a knitting needle, and glued them to a pipe cleaner! i also added some lavender oil to make it smell nice. i am obsessed with making things out of sheet music. now that i can read it i actually enjoy looking at it!