What is Brush Embroidery?It is a decorative technique used in sugar craft art. A paintbrush is stroked through royal icing leaving behind brush strokes which resemble stitching in fabric. It looks so beautiful and effective and it is not overly time consuming, what could be better! How can I use this technique?2D and 3D flowers, 2D animals and objects, ocean wave tips, fur (e.g. adding texture in a structured way) and as an outline/border. These images could be put on, for example ca...
https://www.facebook.com/PrayersForBaylee There’s a link above for beautiful Baylee. I hope people are inspired to stop by and pray for this precious little girl. I haven’t met her but that doesn’t matter. She’s important and precious, beautiful and worth every effort we can all give to pray or act on her behalf. This week I didn’t have a cutter for the design she’d like… so I downloaded a few pictures of Hello Kitty and chose a few. I drew ...
This “Series” of blogs has to do with giving. Giving to others seems to be a “thing” for me :) I decided when I started baking that it couldn’t always be about money. Money tends to take the fun out of things anyway. We worry about prices and what we should charge and how much our “time” is worth and on and on. Pretty soon I feel indignant about those who don’t want to pay and discover that gem that rises up in me. I always come back to ...
After successful Christmas themed Cakes and Christmas Themed Cupcakes, I thought we should show you some of the Christmas themed cookies posted on our website recently as well. I hope it will be a great source of inspiration for this years christmas cookies. If you know about any other Christmas cookies posted on CakesDecor that are not in the list, feel free to embed them in comments below.Check the short tutorial how to embed a cake(cookie) here. ...
Well what have I been upto these past couple of days? The answer making Xmas elves for my daughter Xmas fair. I found the idea on the pink whisk website they looked fab. I had everything in already to make them so didn’t really cost anything. First I made the sugar cookie dough ad cut them out with a love heart cutter which made 2 elf heads as you cut them in half. I moulded them onto lolly sticks securing further with an extra blob of dough and set them in the oven for 15 minut...
Nothing beats receiving a gift that’s been baked with love! This is my first ever tutorial and I’ll show you just how easy they are to make…Enjoy! What you need:- Approx. 200g white fondant - Corn or sugar syrup- Cornflour- Ruler- Scissors- Small sharp knife- Rolling pin- Pastry brush- Unused paint brush Edible Image (9cm x 9cm square)It’s always best to have the measurements of your image(s) formatted to size before you send it off for printing. This saves y...
Have you ever seen a piped cupcake or even a piped border with multi colored buttercream and wondered how it was done? With this simple tutorial you can learn how. http://www.goodlifeeats.com/2011/03/kitchen-tip-multi-swirled-frosting.html Kitchen Tip: How to Pipe with Two or More Frosting Types 1. Lay your colors or flavors out in different container to keep them separate. 2. Using the tip for filling piping bags in the Cupcake Piping Tricks kitchen tip, fill the bags (I personal...
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