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Converse High top Sneaker Tutorial

Here is my attempt at a tutorial for the Converse HighTop Sneaker that i did for my daughter. It’s my first attempt at a tutorial, so big learning curve there, so please let me know if you have any questions! www.facebook.com/sweetscenecakes ...

Flower Pot Cake Tutorial

Materials Airbrush Airbrush colors, white, green and black Bench scraper Cake recipe Cardboard cake circle, 8-inch 1 batch chocolate ganache CMC powder or Tylose powder Craft knife Drinking straw, thick Foam...

Draculaura cake topper tutorial

How to make Draculaura from Monster High. This tutorial was one of the first videos I did for Youtube but unfortunately I never got round to adding a voice over the top, I finally did it so hopefully it is still okay! Thanks for watching :) ...

How to make a 2D Halloween cake topper and confetti cake (tutorial) by Caroline Barnes

A great cake topper can really make a cake come to life. While 3D toppers have been popular for years, 2D toppers are just as fun and having them stand up-right on a cake can really make them ‘pop’. This Halloween topper was found by typing...

Sharp Edges on Fondant Cakes

OK, so I posted some time back in one of the forum posts about how I achieve sharp edges on fondant, and while for the most part my technique is much the same, I am always learning how to do things better and I’ve changed some things. Here are...

Filigree Butterflies - royal icing

Recently I have posted a couple of cake showing filigree butterflies (in cake album) .. I have often been asked how to make these butterflies and all that is required is patience and practise. they do not take long and always remember to make...

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...

Giraffe Figurine Tutorial

This tutorial is for the giraffe figuring sitting ontop of cake, for the tutorial to paint the bottom tier follow this link http://cakesdecor.com/Ciccio/blog/408 You’ll need : ball tool large & very small, 10cm long skewer, knife, small...

Interview #47: Violet Lin Tran from The Violet Cake Shop™

Violet’s: CakesDecor Profile | Facebook Page | Website | Pinterest 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 Taiwan and immigrated to Canada...

Rapunzel in her Tower tutorial (updated with pictures and stuff I forgot the first time!)

This was my first ever cake a) involving a degree of construction and b) using Dawn Butler’s new Cake Frame product (I bought a starter kit at Cake International, Birmingham) It may be a bit basic for some of you – but hopefully may be of...