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How to do Sugar Quilling-Beginners Guide

This is a wonderful paper craft technique that can also be replicated using modelling paste. You Will Need: Modelling paste approx. 100g each of green, yellow and two other floral colours (modelling paste is 50:50 flower...

Cakes Decor Theme: Quilled Cakes

Hello! This week’s theme is ‘Quilling’. I truly love looking at these types of cakes whenever they are posted. However, we don’t see too many of them posted, so I thought having a little collection might encourage and inspire us all to have...

TUTORIAL: My Version of Two-Toned Petals

Hi Everyone! Here is my first EVER tutorial so bear with me if it’s not perfect or if the pics are fuzzy/out of focus. Any feedback would be great and I would love to know if it was helpful in anyway or what specifics may need improving. Hope...

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...

Interview #49: Jessica MV

Jessica’s: CakesDecor Profile | Facebook Page | Website 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 and have been living in Vietnam....

Halloween Tutorial Series #3: Black Widow Spider Cookie Tutorial

Here is the 3rd tutorial of a series of three that I created for Halloween. Black Widow Spider Cookie Tutorial Follow me on FB for upcoming tutorials Thank You & Happy Halloween To All!

Diamond Buttercream Quilting Technique

I posted this to my blog this morning, but I wasn’t sure if I could share videos on here or not. In this video, I present the method I use to get a diamond / harlequin effect on my buttercream cakes. Hope you enjoy!

Men shoe cake tutorial by Gulnaz Mitchell

I made this cake for my husband’s birthday. I used my traditional Russian Honey cake recipe which is my husband’s favourite cake. But you can use any other cake recipe (except for carrot cake because it will be too crumbly). First, I...

A Bad Cake Day, Striving For Perfection

We all have them. Bad Cake Days. They happen. This is a story about one of my bad cake days that wouldn’t go away. Hang tough, you can get through it if I did! Because I work alone, I have to bake ahead. After 500 cakes in the last 2 years, I...

So far.... #1: A Round up of Some Bits of 2015

I found this new app this week and decided to do a round up of some of my work from 2015. I did more than I thought! Especially as I work almost full time hours and I belong to a few quilting clubs and projects ongoing there too. I have...