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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...

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...

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.

Cosmos flower tutorial

Supply list: Wires – 24, 26 and 33 gauge, Nile green floral tape, Bumpy foam, Foam pad, Flat brushes for dusting, Pollen mix (petal dust and corn flour mix), Petal dusts (for this project I use Magenta and Geranium from CK), A bunch...

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,...

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...

Antique Picture Frame Cookies

These vintage style cookies were inspired by an heirloom vase I was given. The vases are royal icing pressured piped with scratched piped stems, roses and leaves. A touch of sterling pearl dust to antique the edges finishes the cookies. ...

Painted Roses on a Sugar Cookie

I wanted to share a few cookies that I created this past weekend. I was hired by a neighbor from my past,(high school to be exact), who wanted some cookies for a church auction. She had seen my parrot tulips on Facebook and wanted me to...