The Little Delights in Life: How To Frost a Cake (using a Viva paper towel) Video. Looks like fondant but is actually buttercream!-- so that fondant doesn't have to be used. Because, let's be honest- fondant tastes nasty.
Saw the pin earlier about cutting glass, but I'm sold using old bottles. If I can only find the pin again. make glass sets from old bottles, using a glass cutting technique with yarn, nail polish remover and a flame!