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3,056 views, 0 by Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Fondant dog topper modelling

Hi everyone I’ve got to make 3 basset hound as toppers to go on a cake in a couple of weeks and haven’t really done much dog modelling. Has anyone got any tips or advice that they can offer, for example do you make the head and body all out if...

3,675 views, 0 by Sophisticated

Sophisticated

How to make gumpaste puppy figurines

Does anyone know how to make doggy (and anything dog related) figurines out of gumpaste? Or can anyone refer me to a tutorial where I can learn how to make those please? I would like to learn how to make those figurines for cupcakes toppers....

5,837 views, 20 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.10 / October 2015

The Gazette is out folks with a completely new section talking about my new favorite things as well as highlighting some of the great things that have been happening in the cakey world. I hope you all enjoy it and as always I love hearing your...

8,997 views, 2 by frankiev

Another Shoe Question...

OK, So I’ve actually looked at EVERY single post on shoe templates, even good, and did Pintrest even instagramed and asked questions left and right, North and South and I can’t seem to get any REAL answers. So I turn to my trust Cakes Decor...

3,185 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

How do I support this heavy topper?

Hi Everyone! My bride wants to place this ceramic heart on her cake. The top tier will be a 6" square buttercream cake. I would use the SPS system on top but it doesn’t come any smaller than a 6" square and I don’t want it covering the...

359 views, 0 by GGirl

GGirl

bottle topper!

Hey guys. I want to make a cake with a bottle topper but don’t know how I go about putting the bottle on top. Is there’s a way to do it or do I just stick it in the middle wants I’ve finished? I don’t wanna spoil the cake!!

909 views, 0 by maroongrad

Using straws?

Hi, Amateur with a question. I’ve been hunting online for an answer and apparently I need cardboard and about a dozen straws…for a two-layer cake. I’m doubting this…so here I am! I’m making a 2-level cake using a pair of 9" and a pair of 8"...

1,476 views, 0 by Shalena

Shalena

Help please

I want to attempt to make a Doc cake topper from Doc Mcstuffins for my 3 and 1 year old birthday party on the 15th, but I am unsure as to where to begin. How do I get the body and head to stay attached? If anyone has any tips I would greatly...

2,345 views, 0 by Julied

To start a business or not and how to charge

Hi, I am self taught and just been making cakes for my daughters and a few friends (3!) I love the kids birthday cakes and am getting better and better with each one. My question is I have now had strangers asking me to make cakes. I am a...

1,305 views, 0 by ecakes

First Time 3 Tier Wedding Cake - Help!!

Hi, I have a wedding cake (as attached) to fo for August, three tiers rather than four. And an Indian bride and groom topper rather than flowers. Venue is a 2.5 hour drive away Can you lovely people give me any helpful tips This is what I...

582 views, 0 by Linze Clark

Linze Clark

starting out...

Hello to all. I’m really new to cake decorating, started August this year making cakes and toppers just as a means to learn. I’m not a business but want to set up in a couple of years after I’ve got a PME masters cert etc and most importantly...

2,975 views, 0 by Sugar&Spice by NA

Sugar&Spice by NA

Spiderman tutorial

Hi friends! Does anyone have a tutorial on how to do a spiderman cake, or a tutorial on a spiderman cake topper? Thanks a lot for your help:)

2,502 views, 0 by CrystalMemories

CrystalMemories

How much to charge for a cake topper?

So, I have an order to just do a cake topper. The client is moving and wants to transport it to their next location and have it on hand when they get there to place on a cake. They want a 6″×6″ flat square that is fairly simple. What would you...

940 views, 0 by Lolo

Lolo

Help! How can I darken a gumpaste figure?

So I just finished making this gumpaste cake topper and I get it all assembled and in photos i see just how PALE Alice is. My goodness, girl needs some sun! How can I fix this? I tried shading her a bit with some pink petal dust but it doesn’t...

1,548 views, 0 by EmzCakes

EmzCakes

Looking for some advice/opinions please :)

Hello :) Hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas! Just looking for a bit of advice really. I run a café and bakery and until this point, I have had my front of house café team who look after all our customers. Then just myself who does the...

3,667 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Max & Ruby Cake

HELP… I’ve been asked to do a Max & Ruby cake and I can’t find any tutorials to make the little rabbits look like themselves – I’m having a bit of trouble getting their faces just right – has anybody done one of these cakes before that can...

743 views, 1 by James at Topperoo

James at Topperoo

Hello, and how I can support the community...

Hi all – I’m James. Although not a cake decorator by trade, I have a lot to bring to the CakesDecor community since building a business in edible image printing in 2011. I’ve noticed a lot of frustrated posts around using edible printing with...

1,336 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

One of "THOSE" days

Hi has anyone else had one of “those” days recently when the gods are against you. Let me know your stories, so that I am not the only one cursed every now and then. I’ve got 2 stories and here they are. Today I had to deliver the animal...

2,734 views, 1 by Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Airbrushing Question

A question for all you airbrushing pros…I made a deer antler wedding cake topper from gumpaste. Last night I airbrushed it brown and it turned out too dark. Does anyone have suggestions on how to lighten it up. I have Wilton ivory paste that I am...

2,835 views, 0 by thesweettastes

thesweettastes

help please

Hi Ladies i have a order for this cake and i need to make this cake topper in fondant/gumpast no cake whats’ the most ’easy way to do it? Thanks for your wonderfull help!

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