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Top Tip for Ribbons...

This little tip has been popular on my page so thought I’d share here too. I was struggling to match the ribbon to this cake, having already airbrushed the wafer paper flower and lettering for a perfect match. Ribbon shopping proved fruitless...

Tip on how to make a wire fence

We are late with our usual Sunday tutorial, it was a really busy weekend as we had organized our annual family and friend BBQ, but this time we had a contest to see who could make the best Spanish omelette!! Well at last we have the visual...

Quick Tip - Octagon Cutouts using Square Cutter

Here is a quick tip sheet I created for making octagon cutouts using a basic square cutter as seen on the bottom tier of the cake I made recently for my sis’ birthday. I’m sure others have already thought of this or could have easily come up...

Tip on how to make the Golden Snitch Wings

For today´s step by step we need: - CARVING TOOLS - FLEXI-CARVE SILICONE CARVING PLATES - PENCIL - EXACTO CUTTER - MODELLING FONDANT - GOLD PIGMENT as you see easy peasy ;) ____________________________________________________ Para el...

Quick Tip

This is how I store and transport my wedding cakes until they are put on display. I can’t take credit for this, I saw it on the Ace of Cakes years ago. This plastic container of holding a 4 tier cake with a 15 inch base cake drum. A non-skid...

Tips on making basic facial features

Here’s our weekly serving of tips, and today we offer you our method that we call skinning.

How I use Russian tips for decorating cookies

Tutorial #10: Dummy Cakes, Gift Box .... and tips for Christmas

Are you looking for a super easy idea for gifts this Christmas? Or do you need a last minute present to take to a party? I really hope you enjoy it and perhaps it will be helpful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3EKOY-Im-k

Russian Piping Tips

Hi all, I just want to share the video I made using the trendy Russian piping tips. Shown in the video are several tips and the kind of flowers they make. I received so made questions on how to use these special nozzles, so I made a...

Cake Presentation Tips

Like many of us I follow a number of cake related companies on social media sites and forums. Not only do other companies showcase fantastic work and inspire us, they also highlight a couple of bug bears that can be easily avoided. These...