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Gumpaste Carnations - no special cutters required (with lots of pictures!)

Hi all, By request :) I took photos of every step so I hope this should be clear and detailed enough for beginners like myself to follow (I’ve discovered it’s rather hard to balance a camera in one hand lol). These are some carnations I made...

How to cover cake with fondant.

Hello every one i made this video to show beginners how i cover cake with fondant. Thank you for looking, if interested please watch also my other tutorials on cakes and on sugar flowers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmSDghFENXY

How to do Sugar Quilling-Beginners Guide

This is a wonderful paper craft technique that can also be replicated using modelling paste. You Will Need: Modelling paste approx. 100g each of green, yellow and two other floral colours (modelling paste is 50:50 flower...

A Beginners Story

A Beginners Story- This has been my experiences over the last couple of months As a newbie/beginner I thought I would share my experiences for all other newbies-you may pick something up- and maybe for some others you may get a chuckle out...

Interview #13: Michelle Rea

What can I tell you about me as cake maker, decorator and photographer? My name is Michelle Rea and my home is in Sydney Australia. A long time ago I was a pastry chef but most of my recipe development experience comes from working in the food...

CakesDecor Flashback 2014 #2: Member Voices

Cakesdecor has been a great source of information & inspiration, whether your a beginner or a pro, there is always some one to help you, or teach you some thing new, it’s a great source of knowledge; Been able to look at other peoples work,...

New Sugar flower Tutes

I wanted to put together some easy free tutorials for people who follow my work and want to give freeform a try and for people who have used my tutorials or done my classes so have popped some tutorials up on YouTube and now on my new Website...

Videotutorials - SweetArt by Eli #6: Videotutorial for beginners - UNICORN CAKE

Video tutorials by SweetArt by Eli Videotutorial for beginners – UNICORN CAKE - Here is my new video Videotutorial for beginners – UNICORN CAKE. If you had any questions, send me a comment. If you want more videos with cakes or tutorials...

Amazing Robert Haynes two day Hibiscus and Jasmine floral craft course.

This weekend Alice my mini cooper car and I chugged (and at times nearly set sail), through the floods we are currently experiencing to travel across from Leicestershire to Gloucestershire. The reason for this madness was so that I could attend...

How to make a gum paste or fondant calla lily

Here is a ‘how to’ that explains how you make your own calla lilies from fondant or gum paste. You can decorate your cake or cup cakes with these gorgeous flowers. If you are a beginner the calla lily is a good place to start! Calla lilies...