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239 views, 1 by studio8cakes

a shy hello to you amazing sugar artists

hi all. my names gerry, i run studio8cakes and i’m new to cakesdecor. I’m a total technophobe so any guidance on how this place works would be much appreciated. hope i can bring some colour to this forum

120 views, 0 by kim

kim

My Easter Eggs

Hi I have been practising my Royal icing skills and decided to decorate some Italian Easter eggs which were bought for me at Easter they were plain but I decorated them myself this is my first time ever decorating Easter eggs like they do in...

332 views, 0 by Marushka

Marushka

Looking For Diy Texture Of Stone/tile

Hi I’m looking to texture and speckle fondant in the style of this flooring: I read one suggestion of using a paper egg crate which was okay but not quite strong enough. Just wondering if anyone has any other suggestions for that and...

254 views, 4 by Lulubelle's Bakes

Lulubelle's Bakes

I'm back!

Hi everyone! It’s been about 6 weeks or so since I posted on this site – and trust me I’ve missed it! Unfortunately my son was rushed to hospital with severe seizures (he had about 70 in two weeks) and my husband and I were beside ourselves. ...

198 views, 0 by nehabakes

Airbrushing on SMBC

Hello, I have to airbrush SMBC to a Ruby Red color. Is it possible? I read somewhere that the fat in SMBC will cause the water based airbrush color to bead up. Also, if an airbrushed cake is placed in fridge, will the condensation effect the...

220 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

3D Hummingbird mold

I have done a bit of searching online and have yet to be successful in finding a 3D hummingbird mold. Does anyone know of place to purchase one? I am in Canada so it would have to be a supplier that ships here. What about a good tutorial for...

556 views, 0 by Piece O'Cake

Piece O'Cake

Followers

Does anyone have any tips on how to get more followers on cakesdecor.com? I’m not sure if there’s something else I need to be doing besides posting cakes and commenting on other cakes?

2,634 views, 1 by Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Fancy Favours & Edible Art (Sawsen)

Where can I get Rolkem super gold in the UK?

Please and thank you! None of the other edible golds I have are doing it for me, my non-edible stuff on the board always looks better. Rolkem looks awesome though! I really want some but can’t find any here. Thanks in advance, Sawsen Xx

941 views, 3 by Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

VERY IMPORTANT - please read :( UPDATED

If you have an Instagram account, go through this person’s account because he’s stealing A LOT of AMAZING cakes from their owners then chopping off their names and watermarking them with his own :( @ahmadnfarah on IG. I know a few friends’...

239 views, 0 by Bracken

Bracken

Apple Blossom tutorial

Hi All I have been fascinated by Jacqueline Butler (petlesweet cakes) Apple Blossom – I have bought a couple of her tutorial on craftsy, I have searched everywhere for a tutorial on making Apple Blossom – does anyone know where I can purchase...

166 views, 0 by HomeBakerzsg Akila

HomeBakerzsg Akila

Stabilising Home made chocolate

Hi all, I am trying to add some moulded home made chocolate elements on my cake. But since I live in a warm country, the chocolate melts fast if it is not refrigerated. This cake for a party by the beach. Any suggestions, to keep the chocolates...

682 views, 38 by miettes

miettes

Sugar Art for Autism collab

What happens when nearly 100 cake artists from 21 countries come together to raise awareness for Autism? They create something utterly amazing, heartfelt and meaningful. Something that proudly honors those with Autism and their loved ones. We’ve...

179 views, 0 by Missybloop

Baby bump cake

I’m making my sister in law a baby bump cake and have made and frosted now all that’s left is fondant does it look ok so far before I put the fondant on Top?

269 views, 1 by Icing to Slicing

Icing to Slicing

Attaching heavy gum paste flowers to wedding cake

Can anyone help. I have to attach a lot of very heavy flowers to a 7 tier sponge wedding cake. They are wired so I can use flower picks, but I am worried about the weight pulling the cake out of shape. Can anyone help… please :)

136 views, 0 by Lynz1312

Beading for cakes

Hi, in need of help – does anyone know where I can source the beading that would wrap around a cake, like the one in this photo?

227 views, 1 by kim

kim

piping chocolate

Hi everyone I am new here and a begginer to the world of cake decorating I am making a chocolate cake covered with chocolate and wanting to pipe a shell border around the top and bottom of the cake like you can with royal icing i have tried...

114 views, 0 by Missybloop

Baby bump.cake

I’m trying to make a baby bump cake for my sister in law. I saw one on YouTube but the bowl I haven’t doesn’t look like hers do you think this bowl will work fine for the bump part? Or should I buy a new bowl? https://youtu.be/U8_WSorzeyU

515 views, 0 by Mr Baker's Cakes

Mr Baker's Cakes

Which Brand of Modelling Chocolate?

Hi everyone, Sorry if I’m repeating something that has been asked before, but a quick search didn’t reveal anything. Normally, if I need to use modelling chocolate I make it myself, but I have a couple of big projects coming up and would...

471 views, 0 by Icing to Slicing

Icing to Slicing

Stacking a 6 tier tall wedding cake.

I never worry usually when stacking and transporting a cake, but this one does have a little stressed to say the least :( The bottom tier is a 12inch round 6inch depth maderia cake so quite firm, second tier is 10 inch round 3 inch depth, the ...

210 views, 0 by Dimitra Koniosi Markou

Dimitra Koniosi Markou

Hello everyone!!!!

Hello artists!!! I’m a cake designer from Greece/Hellas,my name is Dimitra or Demi for those who prefer it and i’m very glad i got in Cakes Decor big happy family!!!Nice to meet you all!!