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It's hard to tell, that picture is so small.  I do think it might be an edible image, because I can see a repeating pattern from the bottom tier on the tier above it (almost directly above).   I only buy my edible image sheets in 7.5 x 10, and I use what I need. I would do the top and the sides, and I would plan on a little overlap for each.  The edible images are pretty flexible, and it's camouflage, so the more the merrier, right?  You can piece edible image sheets...
Arbor Mist like the wine?  I have been known to whip in liquors into my buttercream, (Baileys, Amaretto, etc) and I just add it in and whip to my regular buttercream.  Not sure if the wine would react differently or not, but that's a good place to start - just try whipping some in (unless someone else has a better / more experienced answer.)
Great info by @cakegrandma, but I'll add that icing placed in a "regular" fridge with other regular foods can have a tendency to pick up those flavors.  So if the icing had a funky flavor, it may have had more to do with with the evening's leftovers and not the recipe used.
AWW!  It's only Monday and I think you just made my entire week!  I'm glad I found you too!
I can tell you that I just provided the bride's and groom's cakes for our very best friend's wedding.  I did not charge them anything for the cakes, as it was our gift to them.  The only other thing we brought on the wedding day besides the cakes was a card wishing them many years of happy marriage.    The time and materials you will be putting into this cake should be gift enough.  But I'm not telling you or your DH what to do... Regarding square cakes, they are harder to...
i would try searching for toppers on Etsy.com - Lots of custom topper makers advertise there.
I don't think I have ever heard of a true glow in the dark icing - I have heard that tonic water (contains Quinine) will glow under a black light.  Adding that to your frosting should make the icing fluoresce under a black light.   I found an article that talks about the tonic water and why the jello is needed for colored icings http://www.thekitchn.com/party-trick-use-tonic-water-to-make-your-frosting-glow-food-snots-173830   Hopefully someone else will happen along...
Aww, thank you both!  It's been a while since I made that, and I'm sure I was inspired by something, I just don't remember what it was.  It really wasn't that hard to make, I just turned the plates upside-down and glued on the beads, making sure one butted up against the next
I made something similar to this once using the Wilton pedestal plates.  I got my beads online at www.shopwildthings.com and then just cut them the length I needed.  I then glued the first bead to the underside of the plastic plate using hot glue.  The rest of the beads hung straight down in a nice row.   I don't have a picture of it on this site, but you can see it here:   http://cupadeecakes.blogspot.com/2009/09/red-black-show-cake.html
I have a dedicated kitchen built on to my house, and when I had more pick-ups, I found that people would string me along all day long if I let them.  Now for the few pickups I do have on Saturdays, I inform them that all pickups must be made my Noon.  I tell them we close the business at Noon because that is when we begin wedding cake deliveries.  Sometimes that's the truth, sometimes not.  But those are still the rules.   I do make my clients pay for the entire cake...
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