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1,349 views, 0 by Frost it Fancy Cakes

Frost it Fancy Cakes

Stenciling

Hello my fellow cakers, I have been trying to put a stencil on buttercream, and for the life of me with no success. I do use a crusting buttercream. If any of you would have any suggestions that would be greatly apprieciated? = )

594 views, 0 by alaya

how to use these alphabet stencils

hi, im new to this world and very excited to try new things – i purchase these but have no idea how to really use them and what on, i thought it was to imprint on fondant and then i can go over it with icing but cant imprint just one letter...

1,576 views, 0 by Cheryll

Cheryll

Damask Stenciling

Hi, I’ve been asked to make a wedding cake in August, I have one slight concern. The bottom tier is a round 12" and needs to be stenciled with a damask style. I’m a bit worried how on earth I’m going to make it meet as I know I won’t get a...

1,236 views, 0 by chocaholikk

stencil cake

Hi im new on the forum so apologies in advance if I mess up. I was wanting to make a cake with white fondant rolled over it. I hsve been asked to make tje picture of a celeb ontop of the cake. Somebody suggested making a stencil abd using a...

1,105 views, 1 by Sharon

Sharon

Help with design

Hello everyone. I’m stumped on how to make this cake. I can’t seem to get the picture large enough with great detail. I can’t decide if it is a stencil, impression mat or just plain hand piped dots. Any suggestions??

8,628 views, 0 by Nikki Belleperche

Nikki Belleperche

Airbrushing cakes black?

Some of you may have seen one of my previous posts about how I have an upcoming wedding cake that will have all red and black fondant tiers. I have been looking for good deals on red and black fondant (the two colors I absolutely loath to color...

3,793 views, 0 by Kendra Hicks

Kendra Hicks

Design Dilemma on Mehndi Pattern

Hey, guys. I have a design dilemma and I would appreciate your advice. A bride has contacted me requesting a wedding cake with a design similar to this one by Jen’s Cakes. Here’s my dilemma: I’m NOT a great piper and I definitely know...

3,567 views, 0 by Kendra Hicks

Kendra Hicks

What technique is used here?

I’ve just received an email from a bride who wants a cake similar to this for her October wedding. I’m wondering if anyone has any info on what technique is used to get this texture. Is it an impression mat? Sugarveil? Piping? Royal...

1,106 views, 0 by Mama2DOMnNIC

Letters

Hi everyone, I’m new to the forums and pretty new to cake decorating all together. One area I want to improve in is the letters I use in messages. Can anyone recommend good cut out stencils? and where can I get them? I’m in Toronto. TIA!

609 views, 0 by Sugarcha

Airbrushing cookies?

Hi all. I’ve been asked to make sugar cookies however instead of flooding the client wants them covered in fondant. I was thinking of stencilling on them. Is it ok to cover in fondant, air brush the fondant cookies in colour then once dry use...

1,035 views, 0 by Peanuts02

Hopeful someone can help me

I’ve been asked to do this cake for a weeding, now I’ve made many cakes over the yrs but I’m not sure how this is done! Is it a cutter or a stencil. Can antone help ta

1,788 views, 0 by Rosa

Rosa

Black Royal Icing

Hi everyone….I have seen many cakes with black stenciling on them, my question is: How do you get black royal icing? Because mine never looks BLACK, it looks more like dark grey. Do you use regular black food coloring gels? I need to stencil a...

2,884 views, 0 by sft

Louis Vuitton decorations

Hey all, Any tips on how to get LV and symbols on cake without freehanding the designs? Stencils or stamps etc? Just trying to figure out the easiest way

1,421 views, 0 by Sandy

Sandy

Damask on buttercream

Hello everyone. Can anyone share secrects and how tos on how to stencil with the damask stencil. Also where can thy stencil be purchased and reasonable prices???

12,311 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...

792 views, 1 by mikeswife03

Novice Decorator

My name is Alberta. I am originally from the coast of NC but have lived for many years in OH/IN. I have 2 girls of my own 42 & 27 both are married. The oldest has 3 children & 2 grandchildren. But I also have 4 stepchildren all married,...

1,177 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Is SPS cake support system dishwasher safe?

Has anyone put their SPS in the dishwasher to sterilize it? Is is safe or will it warp the plastic? How would you recommend cleaning it? thanks!

774 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...

770 views, 0 by Hot Mama's Cakes

Hot Mama's Cakes

I'm really considering opening a store front

Can anyone give me and input or feedback regarding running an actual store front? is there any reading material that you would recommend? What are the most common mistakes in running a store front? and what do you think is the average cost and...

4,029 views, 0 by Jessica

Jessica

Cutting out 2D Fondant Pieces

Hi All, I’m making a cake for my daughter next month. It will be iced with buttercream but I would love to do a flat fondant decoration to place either on the side of the cake or on top but I’ve never done that before. I tried last night just...