Interview #8: Pamela from Pam's Cake Creations



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 children …. but that ‘it would never have thought to do was decorate cakes. Everything ’began by accident in July 2011, I approached the sugar paste, which gratified me more intimately than any other thing, imagining that all this world made of sugar and imagination could draw me to such an extent as to make this passion a true vocation. so as to make this passion a true vocation. Creativity ’, attention to detail, originality’ and of course goodness’ are key elements of my work, and anything ‘left to chance, even the smallest decoration, and all’ indispensable to you that my decorated cakes can leave a sweet I remember the sight and pleasant to the taste of the recipient.

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Interview

How did you first get started with cake decorating?
Everything began by accident in july 2011. I approached the sugar past, which gratified me more intimately than any other thing, imagining that all this world made of sugar and imagination could draw me to such an extent as to make this passion a true vocation.

What has been your greatest challenge?
The biggest challenge? Go to america in february 2012, when i participated in austin, “that take the cake”….Winning the first place in my category…The cake with the elves…!A real dream for me….Having started in a few months with cakes.

What is the most rewarding part of cake decorating?
The most rewarding part of cake decorating is to decrate a cake for me and modelling characters, because it’s constantly new challenge.

Could you give some tips to people who have just started decorating cakes or would love to start?
A tip for those who have just started to decorate is to practice every day with little things, such as teddy bear, animals, and never give up, even if they done something they don’t like …The time perfects us…

How did you find CakesDecor.com and what is it that keeps you coming back?
I found cake decor on the internet..I like it a lot because all members share the same passion for cakes.

Which one of your cakes is your favourite?
I love my creations and in each of them there is a lot of myself, my joy, my strength, my passion, everything! My favorite cake is pinocchio…Beacause it represents my childhood, my world of fantasy…I love all Walt Disney’s cartoons … I promise to make them all as soon as i have time.

What’s been the biggest surprise in all of this for you?
The biggest surprise? The affection of the people, looking for me, ask me for advice…And they love my work! :)

Some of Pam’s Cakes

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Tea Party Cakes ...

Wow! Your characters are amazing! You do indeed bring sugar to life!

G Sweets ...

Amazing talent!

A Cake Creation ...

Love your work Pamela, you are very talented!

Kabbie46 ...

Pam your figures are truly amazing – you are an artist for sure. To all our American cake decoraters, beaware that many of these figures are copywrited here in the USA and — You can do them to be judged, or for your personal use BUT don’t get caught by selling cakes with copywrited characters. It can be very costly. With Facebook and all the other on-line sites displaying peoples cakes – They are seen everywhere!!!

Kidacity ...

Absolutely beautiful work and a brilliant interview. I can’t wait to see what you make next Pamela

Fifi's Cakes ...

What an inspiration!! Have been a fan for a while and just adore your work! xx

cakeboutique ...

Fantastic sugar craft

Pamela Iacobellis ...

THANK YOU VERY MUCH <3<3<3

Alena ...

Amazing interwiew! You are great and beautiful lady. I admire you!
Alena :-)

Ann-Marie Youngblood ...

Great Talent!