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CakesDecor Theme: Beautiful Vase Cakes

I absolutely love ‘Vase Cakes’ and I thought it was about time we featured them! Fantastic use of colours and fine details, stunning work!! Congratulations to everyone featured – as always your work is just beautiful! If your vase cake...

Gumpaste vase

This is how I made the stone look Vase for my cake, featured in cake central magazine Volume4 Issue1 For full Tutorial visit my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MelinArtCakes Check out other Tutorials….New tutorials coming soon.

How to Make Modeling Chocolate Long Stem Roses in a Vase: Cake Topper

I know I have gone cake decorating “crazy” when I see an ice cream cone and instead of thinking what flavor ice cream I want; I picture a vase holding long stem modeling chocolate roses. My husband wanted to grab ice cream on Saturday due to...

Sunflowers Cake - Behind the Scenes

This isn’t a tutorial, but more of an explanation. I discovered that many people thought this cake was a painted sheet cake. Actually, it is a three dimentional cake with fondant and wafer paper flowers that I painted with ACP (Amber Adamson’s...

Tool Review: Rubber Matting

This really isn’t a “tool” per say, but very essential none the less. As you can see, I have a very large roll. Purchased at my Ikea store. I use this rubber matting in so, so many ways. Love this stuff!! Anchors my cake on my turntable or...

Pink Parrot Tulip Tutorial

finished Tulip rather large, I don’t have a small vase so this is sitting in a champagne flute You’ll need and foam board, rolling pin, ball tool, gumpaste (small ammount of white and whatever colour you want the base of your tulip to be),...

Flower Paste Heirloom English Rose Spray

It has been a while since I shared a tutorial, I think this is perfect for Autumn! Heirloom English Rose are the Rolls Royce of roses they are beyond lovely. The alluring beauty of these majestic roses inspired me to create, in flower paste,...

3D Flower cookie bouquet for Mother's day tutorial

This weekend I did my first 3D cookie project, the goal is to test three things: Mother’s day flower bouquet design, lace icing technique and of course 3D cookie construction. Many lessons learned from this project and the best things is that I...

The Cake & Bake Show 2013 #1: Review

My name is Sameera and I own Sweet Blossom Cakes based in Kent, U.K. I had the privilege of attending The Cake & Bake Show at Earl’s Court on behalf of Cakesdecor.com. My experience at the show was tremendous. I had the opportunity to meet...

Gumpaste Alstroemeria Lily with Full Blown Roses

As you know my daughter and best friend, Sydney turned twenty-one last week. It was a fun week filled with twenty-one lavender macarons, sushi from our favorite restaurant, and she had finally decided on a cake and topper. It was wonderful...