CakesDecor Theme: Robot Cakes

Great collection of Robot Cakes discovered on CakesDecor this week! I love how they all have their own personality, and some of them even defy gravity!! Absolutely amazing! – If you have any robot cakes you would like to share, please post...

Explore Cakes

I’m sure that many of you noticed a small Explore button on the top of the Cakes Page already. Clicking on this button will take you to the new Explore Cakes section located on the bottom of the Cakes Page. As you can see, there is one...

TUTORIAL - Simple Swags by The Violet Cake Shop

This is a quick tutorial for simple swags as seen on my Modern Steampunk Hat cake that was featured in Cake Masters magazine (November issue)… Not sure if anyone else has ever done swags this way before as I have not seen it done quite the...

Hermit Crab Tutorial

Supplies needed: scissors, 2 brushes, 1 embossing tool, pearl dust, 1 black food gel color, 1 blue food gel color or what ever color you want , 3 different shades of fondant your choice , Black sugar pearls, paper towel , and 1 cup of...

Coffee Filter Rose

Supplies: coffee filters, wire, green floral tape, colour gel, if desired, scissors, white glue, small brush to apply glue, styrofoam square (to place your flower as you work), pencil, circle cutters…small, medium & large. I like to have...

CakesDecor Theme: Teapot Cakes

What’s not to love about a cake with SO much design potential? There are endless ways to decorate a teapot cake, florals, handpaintings, they can even be transformed into a show-stopping gravity defying maserpiece! – We have some AMAZING...

Gelatine Shards for Frozen style cakes

I was playing around with gelatine following Kara’s sequin tutorial when I had the idea to make the shards for a frozen cake from gelatine. Worked really well. Cheaper than isomalt and less messy than melting clear mints! Hope it helps someone :)

No naughty cakes PLEASE!!!

I just want to quickly address this subject. We are a family friendly site and many of us sit here with our children while looking at all these fabulous pieces of sugar art. I want to look at them all, but to open up your pictures and see...

My new cake studio!

You lovelies have been with me from the very beginning so I wanted to share these photo’s with you. My hubby has been working very hard on converting our garage into a wonderful cake studio for me! I now have space for teaching as well...

Edible Feather Tutorial

This has been one of the most popular tutorials on my blog, so I thought I would share with my CD friends! My friend Kimberly told me a while about that she had made peacock feathers using wafer paper. I was intrigued, so I immediately...