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CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.05 / May 2015

This months Gazette is jam packed with so many gorgeous cakes, our Interview with Riany Clement and the newest addition to the gazette a book review. Our very first book review is “classic Fabric Flowers in Sugar” by Gary Chapman and I know will...

UNSA Acts of Green #2: UNSA Collaboration- Acts of Green RAFFLE (w/prize list)

Thanks to the generous support of our cake community we have amazing prizes for this years UNSA fundraiser!!!! If your wondering who or what the National Geographic Society is beyond a photo magazine, please take a moment to visit and you will...

How to use letter cutters

Roll the gum paste (or you can use 50/50 gum paste/fondant mix) as thin as you can. Press your desired letter into the gum paste and move it to the right and left a little bit. Take a pin and gently release the gum paste out of the...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 3.06 / June 2014

Hello my Lovelies, What a special month it has been! An amazing group of people in Kate’s little home town of Benalla got together a ‘Shave for Kate’ fundraiser and with lots of hard work and bravery raised a whopping $14K!! One of those...

Easy mimi Sugarpaste Bows

Hi, this is my very own simple technique for making tiny fondant bows for all sorts of decorating purposes. There are lots more tutorials for you to enjoy on my website. TwinkleBalls

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 3.03 / March 2014

Editorial Hello my Lovelies, At the start of this year, I made myself a promise….to not let fear run my life anymore and to say yes to every opportunity that came my way…no matter how scary it might seem. This month I was very fortunate to...

Fondant Monkey Cake Topper - Valentine's Day Tutorial

Bananas for your Valentine?! See how to make this cute fondant Monkey cake topper for a really special Valentine’s Day cake! Make a few changes and he’s perfect for a Jungle Party too!! SUBSCRIBE to my YouTube channel...

Modelling Chocolate - UK Recipe and tutorial

Hi everyone! I have worked with Modelling Chocolate (referred to as M/C throughout this article) many times over the past few months, trying to find the perfect recipe, and the best ways to use it. I have encountered many wonderful results, but...

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...

Tutorial-Unwired Anemone

Introduction: This tutorial gives you instructions on how to create the flowers in the centre of my stained glass cake To start with, let’s talk a little bit about this flower. The number of petals ranges from about 5-15, and they are...