The results are in and it’s time to officially announce the winners of the CakesDecor Quarterly Awards - Summer 2012. There were 69 entries posted in the Topsy Turvy category, 47 votes were cast during this period. And here are the winning cakes… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Winner – $200 Cash Prize 100 points ~ Runner Up – $50 Cash Prize 65 points ~ Three Winners (random draw) – CakesDecor Apron Kimma Thomas McLure Kr...
Are you looking for a super easy idea for gifts this Christmas? Or do you need a last minute present to take to a party? In this quick video I can shows you how to make a cute fondant box that you can fill with any treats you like!I was quiet strucked by emotion at the end of this video as it made me remember my mother.I really hope you enjoy it and perhaps it will be helpful.
I am a self-taught, certifiable crazy cake lady! I am obsessed with cakes and spend probably 90% of my day either making cake, dreaming about cake, looking at cake or drawing cake (the other 10% of the time I’m sleeping!). I am a born and raised Scot and currently live in Perthshire in Scotland with my amazing husband and two crazy kittens. I work as an IT Support Technician (snooze) by day and a cake decorator on the side, but hopefully in the next 12 months cakes will finally b...
I just would like to thank you all for reaching the 4000 Members. You are the best! Congrats and thank you!
As a cake decorator my greatest fear is to miss spell (yep, on purpose) the writing on a cake (and not notice in time to fix it)!!! What’s your greatest cake decorating fear?
My name is Pamela Iacobellis, born in Bari, married. As a child I always had a special inclination towards the arts. I deepened my studies by attending the Art School (Bari), International School of Comics (Rome), and I graduated the academy of fine arts (Urbino). My whole world is thus’ always been focused on the art. I am dedicated to drawing and painting for many years, I experienced the artistic photography, sculptural art and ventured into the comics and illustration for c...
I just saw a video from Verusca Walker about making molds out of leftover fondant that was so interesting I thought I’d share it with you. You can see the actual video through YouTube. Take all of your leftover fondant from previous cakes and mix them together until you have a pliable piece – you will probably end up with a grayish or taupy color; add a generous amount of Tylose because you want the mold to harden rock solid. Once you have thoroughly mixed the Tylose into th...
A number of people have asked me exactly how I make the ribbon roses on my bouquet cake so here’s a quick tutorial. The Equipment I use a small cutting board, a rolling pin and a scalpel. How to make the rose1. Roll a small piece of fondant into a sausage shape. 2. Roll the sausage flat with your rolling pin but don’t flatten it too much. You want it to be thick enough that you get a soft curved edge. 3. Smooth one side of the paste slightly with your finge...
How to make the Lettering in my Donkey Cake 1. Make a suitable green coloured gumpaste, I used white with a small amount of satin Ice Green & Yellow added to it2. Using any letter cutter, cut out your letter, smooth edges3. roll a small pea of smae colour into a cone shape and using an umbrella tool poke into cone4. make sure the cavity is wide & fairly deep5. roll between your fingers just below the cavity to thin slightly6. cut bottom at an angle so when 2 put together to f...
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