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CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 3.04 / April 2014

Editorial Hello my Lovelies, I LOVE a good reaction to my work….in fact, I think I can admit to being a big reaction junkie! There’s nothing like seeing joy on someone’s face and knowing that something you created with your hands put that...

Cake-sprite tutorials #1: Minion mini cakes

Minion mini cakes. Ideal for children’s parties, adult birthdays or as a ‘Thank you’ gift. Since this is the first tutorial on here I’d appreciate any feedback anyone has. (This tutorial makes both the minion and evil minion at the same...

Using Faux cold porcelain for the first time

I was shopping in a online cake store last week for a rose veiner. While looking I noticed they sold cold porcelain. I want to try Modena cold porcelain. It is recommended by Alan Dunn, the famous sugar flower master and tutor. I would really...

Making a Rose with White Chocolate Modelling Paste

Making a Rose with Modelling Chocolate Tutorial I loved how fun and different these were to make. I found chocolate to be much more slap-dash than what sugarcraft is. When you use flower paste to model your flowers you use very precise methods,...

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...

Modelling Chocolate Cookie Monster

Made from modelling chocolate & a pair of small scissors you’ll need blue modelling Chocolate in NZ I prefer Chocolate Earth brand as mall ammount of white & a tiny amount of black (you can use fondant for white & black if...

Interview #12: Calli from Callicious Cakes

Bio The last thing I ever thought I’d ever be doing is baking and creating cakes as for the majority of my life I have been a Graphic Artist working in all kind of Commercial fields ranging from Textile Designing to the contrast of...

Interview #41: Isabel Tamargo from Tartas Imposibles

Isabel’s: CakesDecor Profile | Website | Facebook | Pinterest Interview 1. Tell us a little about yourself, family, where do you live and what did you do for a living before making cakes if anything? I was born in Madrid but we moved in...

Wireframed Figurine Tutorial

Building figurines with a wireframe skeleton allows for more dynamic poses and positioning. I like to use a thick, flexible aluminium wire which is easily available in craft stores. First, bend the wire into a basic proportioned shape, winding...

My Cake Decorating Journey

I´m Arantxa, an spanish 35 year old woman. I´m married and I have a 5 year old beautiful son, he´s the light of my life. Since I was a little girl I loved drawing, painting, and doing things with my hands. I went to university and studied Fine...