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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...

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...

CakesDecor Flashback 2014 #2: Member Voices

Cakesdecor has been a great source of information & inspiration, whether your a beginner or a pro, there is always some one to help you, or teach you some thing new, it’s a great source of knowledge; Been able to look at other peoples work,...

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),...

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...

Pink fantasy

To decorate this cake I wanted to reproduce a design that I really like 1.Prepares the colors that you will use to decorate the cake 2. Coating the cake dome with sugar paste pink 3. Cut out the parchment paper with the shape of the...

Rapunzel in her Tower tutorial (updated with pictures and stuff I forgot the first time!)

This was my first ever cake a) involving a degree of construction and b) using Dawn Butler’s new Cake Frame product (I bought a starter kit at Cake International, Birmingham) It may be a bit basic for some of you – but hopefully may be of...

Tiered birthday cakes #2: Wizard of Oz Buttercream creation.

100% buttercream 2-tiered Wiz of Oz cake theme for March of Dimes benefit. Frost top and bottom tiers in buttercream. On top tier add 2-tones of blue for sky effect and smooth in leaving variations of colors… Outline...

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...