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1,942 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...

1,598 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...

1,350 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...

13,553 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...

710 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...

646 views, 2 by pattacake

My Audrey Cake

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

768 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...

1,335 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...

641 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,...

1,147 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...

1,869 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...

853 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...

1,319 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,...

3,228 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Duff's cake graffiti spray - have you tried it? I'm desperate...

Help! I made some gumpaste roses for a wedding this weekend and they look more pink than red and I was thinking of spraying them with duff’s graffiti red spray but I’ve never tried it and I don’t want to destroy the flowers I worked so hard to...

2,622 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Louboutin Shoe Box Cake

I’m making a shoe box similr to this, except the box will be fuschia…how do I go about making the name “Louboutin?” Do I have to hand paint it on, or are there other options besides edible image? The edible image would work best on a white box,...

1,277 views, 1 by CakeHeaven by Marlene

CakeHeaven by Marlene

Painted Vintage Roses

Hi everyone, do you have or can indicate a simple tutorial for painting vintage roses? I have just finished my 23rd Wedding Anniversary cake and have painted some simple flowers on it and I really loved it (will be posting it soon, as I still...

778 views, 0 by Nikki's Cakes

Edible icing sheet - advice needed

Hi, I wonder if anyone can help? I’m doing a wine bottle cake in the next couple of days. I designed a label and had it printed on an edible icing sheet – it looks good, but I’m worried that when I put it on the wine bottle (which will be...

1,198 views, 0 by Redhead

Rose Cupcake Decoration

Hello, please have a look at my rose cupcake decoration. I made 24 cupcakes. I decorated them using buttercream and fondant roses in red and blue which I painted with food colouring to make them stand out more. Let me know what you think. Thank...

1,961 views, 0 by Karen

Karen

Scam orders

Just received this and wanted to share this with everyone. I immediately knew it was some sort of scam or joke but when I googled her email address it was confirmed. Elizabeth Kerr has sent you a message using your contact form at:...

451 views, 0 by Hazel

Hazel

Edible transfer?

Hi everyone, I’m after a bit of advise. I’ve been asked by a friend to do their wedding cake, they’re wanting the Barcelona skyline to go round one of the tiers! The only way I can imagine to do this is to get some kind of edible transfer but I...