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1,488 views, 0 by DulcesSuenosConil

DulcesSuenosConil

Help!!!! Painting black lines on fondant 😪

Hi! I was wondering if anyone could help me. I’m very new to cake decorating and I have my heart set on doing a hand painted Winnie the Pooh cake for my baby girls 1st birthday. I have drawn a template to use and I’ve managed to transfere it onto...

332 views, 9 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Swan Lake gumpaste display piece

My entry in the sugar art division of our local cake club show this weekend. The theme was Masquerade Ball and my design was to represent Swan Lake. The heel of the shoe was a hand painted swan’s head. Happy to say it took second place.

1,016 views, 4 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Peanuts Characters

For a 64th birthday cake for my friend Art. He is the most obsessed Snoopy fan ever! Now after working on these for 8 hours, having the cakes baked, torted, filled and iced in buttercream I got sick. A real intestinal eruption. The cakes were...

1,450 views, 1 by Allways Julez

Allways Julez

Edible pen disappointment

I had endless problems trying to create the “cartoon” image, on my most recent cake. I was extremely happy with the hand painted colour… then I tried to create the black lines with a black edible colour pen. The new pen appeared “dry” and...

1,052 views, 1 by DeniseRayArtworks

DeniseRayArtworks

Hello - Newbie here :)

Hi everyone! My name is Denise and I’m from Cochrane, Alberta Canada. I have been following and using this site for tips / tricks since I started cake decorating around Halloween. Love all the posts and amazing cake artists on here! I am a novice...

12,765 views, 2 by Raewyn Read Cake Design

Raewyn Read Cake Design

Oh humidity...why do you hate me so?

Here is the full Editorial from this months Cakes Decor Gazette, I got a little carried away and had to trim ALOT of it…sorry Michal haha! Full March Editorial Well good riddance February! I won’t miss your horrible humidity that storms our...

195 views, 0 by Mucchio di Bella

Mucchio di Bella

Newbie in town

Hello everyone! I have been “dormant” in creating cakes and cookies for a while for my family was adjusting (and still is) to our new home. From sunny Philippines to cold Midwest, USA, it has been quite an experience moving in the dead of winter....

1,141 views, 5 by Francene

Mrs. Claus New Boot!

Mrs. Claus received a new ankle bootie for Christmas. Made from chocolate (body and heel), royal icing (fursicles around boot opening), and fondant (trim, belt, and buckle). Hand painted with Poppy Paints edible paint including the Rudolph...

657 views, 0 by Loussugarplaques

I Do Plaques for cakes

Hi, my name is Elaine aka Lou. I live in Reading, UK. Thanks for adding me to the group. I worked in the cake industry for 18 years as a cake artist. Unfortunately the business folded and I am now working from home. I don’t as a rule, make...

597 views, 2 by pattacake

My Audrey Cake

Hi just thought I would introduce myself and show one of my hand painted cakes

677 views, 1 by Mucchio di Bella

Mucchio di Bella

The Newbie Artist

I am ecstatic to be part of this sweet community of talented artists. At Mucchio di Bella, we are a couple who practice our profession as doctors and at the same time create beautiful cakes as our stress buster. My supportive hubby does the more...

1,265 views, 31 by Becca's Edible Art

Becca's Edible Art

"A Painted Easter" Collaboration

Happy Easter!! I’d like to share a special Easter collaboration I co-hosted with LeAnn Wheat of Cheerful Heart Bakery. “A Painted Easter” is more than a celebration of Easter. This collaboration challenged a large group of international sugar...

371 views, 17 by Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Dolce Sentire Classes in Central Florida!!!

HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT!! I am so happy and honored to tell you that I shall be hosting the AMAZING super star cookier, Aixa Zunino, of Dolce Sentire, next month in Saint Cloud, Florida!! This will be her FIRST TIME TO THE USA. Check out the two...

597 views, 0 by Joliez

Joliez

Excited to Join this Grp...

I started decorating last December after my father passed from cancer…the decorating is my therapy… I have found I enjoy it much more… I took the 4 Wilton Courses… I just made my 3rd fondant cake for a proposal at the Montage in Laguna Beach,...

956 views, 2 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Cake Fest Lafayette, LA - are you going?

When: Cake Show April 2nd – April 3rd Classes March 31 – April 3 Where: 1521 W. Pinhook Rd. Lafayette, LA 70503 Thursday March 31. Classes: “Fairy Cabin Cake Hands on Class!” – Renay Zamora Chimpanzee Bust Class – Natalie...

1,710 views, 0 by Sheryl BITO

Sheryl BITO

An Interesting Read - Social Norms in the Cake Design Community

Hello everyone, I came across this article recently and I think it’s an interesting point of view by the author. It’s a lengthy one too. (Here’s the original link to the article) Social Norms in the Cake Design Community As part of my...

505 views, 1 by HappyHermit

HappyHermit

Ideas & Pointers Needed for Relief Pan Cakes Decoration

Hi all! Months ago I found this site and was so excited to begin making cakes; however, I am also a grad student and when classes began in August, I had no idea how time consuming this semester would become! I’ve barely been able to do my normal...

776 views, 5 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Gumpaste Rock Candy Geode

I made this today with marbled gray gumpaste dried in crumpled aluminum foil. Glued in the grape flavored string rock candy with clear Isomalt cooked to 320 degrees. A few small white rock candy around the sides and painted the edges with gold...

801 views, 5 by Josie Durney

Josie Durney

Josie - Cake It 'Til You Make It

Hi all, I’ve seen quite a few introduction forums floating around, so I thought I’d have a shot at one myself :) I’m Josie, and I’m nineteen years old… and I often find I’m one of the younger ones on Cakes Decor! But I promise what I lack in...

1,244 views, 1 by Sweet Fusion Cakes (Anjuna)

Sweet Fusion Cakes (Anjuna)

Help required (please don’t laugh)…

Well you can laugh a little – I certainly did… This is my very first attempt at a ball/spherical/temari cake (not quite sure what the correct terminology is). I had some left over vanilla cake and thought I would do something different with it,...