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Painted Vintage Paper Doll Cookies

For this week’s tutorial, I wanted to push my painting techniques and paint Dolly Dingle paper dolls on 4.5 x3-inch royal icing covered cookies. To my delight, I discovered paper dolls are not only for cutting out, their cherub faces and sweet...

Destination Wedding Themed Island Beach Cookie

Destination weddings are growing in popularity, about 1 out of every 4 weddings is a destination wedding. Enticing the guests with celebrating for multiple days, while be able to enjoy a vacation! Not surprising Tropical Islands are the...

Hand Painted Vintage Rose Cookies

Wedding season is in full bloom, and wedding cookies are more popular than ever. For this tutorial, I will show you how to hand paint edible vintage roses on royal icing transfer cookies. These hand painted vintage rose cookies were...

Vintage Floral Corner Swag Cookies

While cleaning out an old chest I found this lovely hand painted card given to me years ago. I was so awe-struck by the delicate design I had to turn it into a cookie. I will show you how to pipe the entire designs directly on the cookie....

Royal Icing Eyelet Lace Cookies

For this video tutorial I sharing this delicate royal icing eyelet lace cookies favors. The cookies were prepared for a Memorial weekend wedding and inspired by the bride’s vintage wedding dress. The wedding dress was beyond beautiful!...

Tutorial - Stained Glass Effect Cake

After seeing the amazing stained glass effect cakes by people like Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes, Way Beyond Cakes by Mayen and Vinism Sugar Art, I decided I wanted to have a go and put my own spin on it. Hopefully it will inspire you to do...

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...

How to Decorate a Pansy Ruffle Cookie

Pansies are beautiful five petal flowers with a large ruffled bottom petal. They are an impressive flower that looks complicated to pipe, however, are quite easy! The pansy is fitting for these Lambeth style ruffled cookies. Supplies need...

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...

Sculpted Cakes #1: Freddie the Dog

This is a tutorial to create a sculpted or 3D sitting dog cake like my ‘Freddie’ cake. You could adapt this to different breeds (even different animals!) and make it in a variety of sizes. I used a 14 inch board and two chocolate sponge...