CakesDecor Theme: Teddy Bear Cakes & Cupcakes

What’s not to love about a Teddy Bear Cake? They’re always so cute, beautifully made and can be adapted to suit anyone at any age! Not only do they make great 3D sculpted cakes, but they’re also fantastic for smaller details in the form of...

CakesDecor Theme: Wedding Cakes - Part 6

Another beautiful collection of Wedding Cakes shared with us this month on CakesDecor. I love this theme!! They’re all just so amazing!!

Gumpaste figures tutorials #1: Little Kingdom - Princess Holly figure tutorial

First, make head. Make a simple ball and add eyes. Then, add nose Leave it to dry. In the meantime make a body Add hands and put the handle of magic wand in her hands. Leave it to dry. Once it’s dry, add black dots for...

CakesDecor Theme: Steampunk Cakes

Steampunk cakes really stand out in the crowd, simply because they are just so different from any other style of cake! – There are so many inspiring elements you can use to create the perfect vintage western design, some of the most common...

Flamboyant Mayflower Petal Cake

While Sydney was home this past weekend, for a VERY short time, we visited the Botanical gardens. As we walked around the flowers and greenery I saw a Flamboyant Mayflower and became mesmerized by it’s...

How to make a cookie box (inspired by Julia M Usher)

This is inspired by Julia M Usher’s “cookie box”. Thank you Julia for sharing. I used tylose treated fondant for the body of the cookie box. You can also use modeling chocolate. here’s the link to the video tutorial on how I did and...

Tutorial - Brush Embroidery

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...

Frilled Easter Egg

I was inspired to create a sugar cookie with frills from a Craftsy video and a beautiful fluted egg cookie cutter I purchased at Copper Gifts. The design is a collaboration between Sydney and myself, we wanted something different and frills...

“In your Easter Bonnet with all The Frills Upon it”

I have had a love for Judy Garland since I was a little girl; my father introduced me to The Wizard of Oz when I was two. From that moment on, I watched every Judy Garland movie I could find. I still can recall the first time I saw Judy...

Gumpaste vase

This is how I made the stone look Vase for my cake, featured in cake central magazine Volume4 Issue1 For full Tutorial visit my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MelinArtCakes Check out other Tutorials….New tutorials coming soon.