Blog entries tagged cakes

CakesDecor Theme: Handbag Cakes

One of my favourite cake themes, Handbags!! – It’s truly amazing when a cake artist can re-create them to look incredibly realistic. Handbag and Purse cakes are very versatile, the design possibilities with this theme are endless!! I love...

How it all began

So here it is, my blog! I dont know much about “blogging” but thought I would give it a go!! I am often asked how I got into cake decorating in the first place! It’s something I often think about as it was quite by chance. In 1992 I completed...

Cakes by Raewyn Video Tutorials #4: How to Cover a Cake Board with Paper

Trying to save time and/or money on your board treatments? I cover my boards with wrapping paper, scrap booking papers, contact even wallpaper! Pretty much anything that coordinates with my cake and really shows it off. As long as you...

Cakes by Raewyn Video Tutorials #3: How to Make Your Buttercream ULTRA White!

Love the taste of REAL butter in your buttercream but hate how yellow it makes it? Have you tried whipping the butter for eternity but it’s still yellow? Have you tried using all those whiteners that cost a fortune and taste gross and still...

Cakes by Raewyn Video Tutorials #2: An Easy Way to Use Detailed and Difficult Molds

Do you have some fabulous, highly detailed molds sitting in your cupboard not getting used because they’re fiddly and hard to get the fondant or gumpaste out of? Here are some tricks to using them. Some are specifically to be used with...

CakesDecor Theme: Alice in Wonderland Cakes & Cupcakes

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast!” Alice in Wonderland is one of the most popular stories of all time. Since 1865, the date of the original publication, we have seen numerous variations of...

Cake ideas #2: Various cake decorating ideas

Here I have given some quick and beautiful cake decorating ideas at home. These are very simple yet beautiful. You can also see this article @ creativecakes blog This is called chocolate drizzle. Take a piping bag filled with chocolate cream...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 3.05 / May 2014

Editorial Hello my Lovelies, It’s been another hectic month for me capped off with a fabulous trip to South Australia last weekend to help open the new Bake Boss store in Adelaide! CC and I all ready to get started! I had a wonderful...

CakesDecor Theme: Hand Painted Cakes, Cookies & Cupcakes

They say that there’s no right and wrong when it comes to Art, because, really, what kind of a world would it be if every drawing, sculpture and painting looked the same? We all have different opinions when it comes to the individual styles...

Cake International London 2014

Cake International, what an amazing few days I’ve had at the ExCel in London!! First, I can’t believe that I won silver in my first competition, but seeing everyone’s incredible cakes is honestly such a treat, you’re all really talented people!!...