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Fashion Inspired Fondant Platform Stiletto Shoe

Shoes are the number one accessory; women brag about how many pairs of shoes they have in their closet. Mariah Carey had Mario Buatta design an elegant space with gold-leaf and bleached-wood floors for her stilettos. Although my husband has...

Victorian Fashion Inspired Fondant

When you think of Victorian inspired cupcake designs you immediately think of romance and perhaps exquisite. Perhaps the accessories from Rose’s vanity (in her room on the Titanic). Handmade lace doilies, heavy luxuries mirrors, Halcyon...

How to Create a Fashion Inspired Cake

The key to an original inspired fashion cake is having a keen sense of the world around us. Nothing is insufficient from vintage craved fireplace, to the card you received on your birthday. I once found inspiration from an antique vanity....

Fashion Inspired Ombre Buttercream Cupcake

I wanted to design a ruffle cupcake that reflected the soft beauty of frilled designer dresses incorporating the delicate flow that mimics the fabric frills, flowers, and ruffles that are in the runway’s lovely dresses. Using fashion as...

Ombre Fabric Inspired Cupcake Ruffles

Nothing is more mystical than a cupcake or cake adorned in ruffles. Although I general use royal icing or fondant for fashion inspired cake decorating; buttercream has a soft fluffy appearance. The buttercream ruffle entices your eyes to...

CakesDecor Quarterly Awards - Summer 2013 #4: And the Winners Are ...

In Partnership With: The results are in and it’s time to officially announce the winners of the CakesDecor Quarterly Awards – Summer 2013. There were 211 beautiful entries posted in the Fashion Inspired Cakes category. Thank you...

The Explosion of cake Decorating Methods

The world of cake decorating has exploded with new techniques and methods. Over the past 25 years or so cake decorating has evolved, from simple cakes that were made mainly for flavor, to complex, multi-layered, multi-tiered delicacies that...

CakesDecor Quarterly Awards - Summer 2013 #3: Cast Your Votes and Win an Apron!

Awards entry period is over and we ended up with 211 amazing entries in ‘Fashion Inspired Cakes’ category. Now it’s time to pick your top 5 list and cast your votes. Voting deadline is on July 30, 2013 at 6 PM GMT . Please note that if...

CakesDecor Quarterly Awards - Summer 2013 #1: Announcement

I’m glad I can announce 5th edition of CakesDecor Quarterly Awards, this time in partnership with American Cake Decorating Magazine. This partnership should attract more contestants and raise the quality of the competition as well. As you...

New Year’s Haute Couture Cookies

Nicolas Jebran’s designs are cutting edge yet classic; his dresses flow with movement. Sydney and I were looking at his Winter 2014 collection when we both were drawn to the same dress, although neither Sydney nor I can purchase the dress...