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Veined Wafer Paper Rose Leaves

Working with Wafer Paper just grabbed me since I took lessons in a workshop by Stevi Auble who taught a beautiful open rose. But I was not totally happy with the leaves, so I started an attempt to give them a more natural appearance by veining...

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....

World of Wafer #2: MARIANNA’S SPARKLY SPRINKLE WAFER SEQUINS; Original Concept by Marianna Saran

It’s no secret that edible sequins are completely the new fad in cake decorating. I see them popping up on cakes everywhere! One method to create these edible sequins uses a technique of dropping coloured gelatine droplets onto baking paper...

Interview #41: Isabel Tamargo from Tartas Imposibles

Isabel’s: CakesDecor Profile | Website | Facebook | Pinterest 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 in Madrid but we moved in...

HOW TO MAKE EDIBLE OSTRICH FEATHERS

For my 40ty birthday I decided to make a hat cake with EDIBLE ostrich feathers, but I couldn’t find a rice paper at my local store so I decided to use edible printer paper (wafer paper sheet) which is much thick and crispy than rice paper so...

Interview #35: Jeanne Winslow of Jeanne Winslow Cake Design

1. How or why did you get started in cake decorating… was it by accident or did you always have a passion for it? Cake decorating was a happy accident for me. After the retail company I was working for went out of business in 2009, my...

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...

Interview #16: Karen Portaleo

Bio I studied art at the Ringling School of Art and Design, jewellery at Georgia State University, jewellery, enamelling, copper smithing, glass and porcelain at Penland School, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from the Atlanta...

Interview #27: Dawn Butler of Dinkydoodle Designs

Dawn’s: CakesDecor Profile | Website | Facebook Page DAWN BUTLER INTERVIEW 1. Tell me about the woman behind DinkyDoodle Designs. Are you married? Do you have kids? Where is your hometown? What is your day job or are you a full-time...

How to make a Fondant Ruffle Flower Topper

In this tutorial I want to show you how to make a fondant ruffle flower. Ruffle flower accessories are chic and fashionable and can even be made out of fondant. They are a unique and clever way to accessorize a cupcake! You will...