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Reading glasses with gelatin lenses tutorial

Thank you so much for taking time to follow my tutorial. I decided to make this tutorial because I have heard a lot of people complaining how hard gelatin is to work with. Hopefully I will be able to help someone out there. This is my first...

gathered fondant tutorial

Roll piece of fondant/gumpaste mixture (50:50) and cut it to irregular pieces Use the back of a paintbrush or veiling tool, dust it with cornstarch to prevent sticking the sugar paste and pinch the ends together. Gather the piece by pressing...

Sarah's Sunflowers

I’ve never done a tutorial before, so please bare with me and if anything isn’t clear, I’d be happy to answer questions about any of the steps. I chose to do a tutorial on my sunflower because I’ve had the most requests asking how to make...

Elf on the Shelf cake topper tutorial

My household is obsessed with The Elf on the Shelf this time of year so I had to turn the little guy into a cake topper. I took some photos along the way! I have several homemade face molds from my daughter’s dolls. I thought this Lemon...

Xbox 360 Controller

How to make an xbox 360 controller out of RKT and fondant/gumpaste mix.

TUTORIAL - Simple Swags by The Violet Cake Shop

This is a quick tutorial for simple swags as seen on my Modern Steampunk Hat cake that was featured in Cake Masters magazine (November issue)… Not sure if anyone else has ever done swags this way before as I have not seen it done quite the...

Cowboy or Biker Boot Tutorial

Look through the photos before & after here. I was having trouble loading them. Cowboy boots come in so many designs. You can apply designs with cutters or impression tools or you can cut 2 different colors, one thinner & cut out...

Whimsical New Year 2014 Gift Box Cake

Sydney loves bows on boxes, she thought a three tier gift box cake with whimsical flowers, swirls, and of course bows would be an awesome New Year’s Eve cake! We wanted each tier to have it’s own special gift, the bottom is filled with...

Pillow cake tutorial

This is a pillow cake for a 50th birthday. The shoe is made of fondant/gumpaste and completely edible. We two-toned the fondant with purple on the bottom and biege on top with white royal accents. 10 inch and 6 inch tiers are of yellow cake...

How to make a Gumpaste Rainbow

Gather your materials (add a ruler or straight edge to this list!) Knead in a little tylose powder to your coloured fondant. My ratio is 1tsp tylose to 250g of fondant. Roll ropes of fondant (now gumpaste!) to desired thickness. Keep...

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