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1,048 views, 5 by Ellie1985

Ellie1985

Violet's Craftsy Class!

Who else is as giddy as I am for the launch of our dear Violet’s Cakes in Vivid Color Craftsy Class this week?? Violet is as sweet, kind and helpful as she is talented!! Wishing Violet the best of luck with her new adventure but I know she will...

1,044 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Parma violet colour

Hi there, has anyone managed to find a colour or combination that matches parma violet. The colour has got to be the strong colour, not like the sweets we get in the UK. I have got to make a wedding cake, with the colour getting stronger at the...

5,761 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...

1,189 views, 2 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Which gel paste do I use to get 'Quality street' purple?

Hi Guys, I need some help please………I want to colour my own sugarpaste that beautiful rich purple like the wrappers on Quality street purple chocolates (see photo for colour). I’ve got Wilton violet and Sugarflair deep purple but neither are...

1,001 views, 7 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

Vote for your favorites

I was contacted this morning to be told that one of my cakes was chosen for an online cake competition. I had never heard of this site before so was completely shocked as many times you have to submit your cakes yourself but this time they had...

2,754 views, 0 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Help with Eeyore blue shade

Hi everyone xx I’ve been asked to make a 3d Eeyore cake and cupcakes along with his other friends. I’m ok with his friends, but not sure how to get that exact colour blue that he is…….. I’m thinking of mixing violet with powder blue…….but not...

3,206 views, 2 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

best white choc u.k?

Hi everyone, im hoping to make a white choc ganache tier on a cake and wondered if anyone knows the best brand of white chocolate to make it with, here in england. I want the whitest one I can find, as ive always used chocolate that is quite...

835 views, 14 by CuriAUSSIEty Cakes

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 5.08 / August 2016

Hello everyone just a quick reminder that this months gazette is out and jam packed full of gorgeous cakes and a few new sections that I hope all of you will enjoy. One of our favorite ladies here on Cakesdecor the ever so lovely Violet Lin Tran...

5,604 views, 0 by Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

Valley Kool Cakes (well half of it~Tara)

How to make plum and lilac

Hello everyone, Could you help me out I need to color my icing to a plum color and a lilac. I can’t quite get the shade I want all I have for purple color is violet, and that is all that is available in stores around here. Can anyone help? Thanks

7,217 views, 1 by 3DSweets

Cut-in-half Wedding Cakes? What's the name??

Help! I’ve been asked to make an anniversary cake in the style of this cake. Olga Danilova did a gorgeous purple one, here: http://cakesdecor.com/cakes/206917-2-halves-lilac-violet-and-lavender-cake I have looked (and looked) and can’t...

1,057 views, 0 by kmac

Guidance on making this wedding cake

A bride-to-be wants to have this cake done for her wedding in June. The sizes of the cakes are 12", 8" and 6" The bottom tier is in chocolate and the other two tiers will be dummies. She wants the flowers and vines in purple instead of blue. In...

2,300 views, 0 by Weav

Want to make/buy a neon (UV) cake for my Daughter's 12th Birthday

Hello, my name is Lisa. My daughter is having her 12th Birthday Party in December 2013. The theme is UV (Ultra Violet!), and I thought it would be a nice surprise if I could get her a neon (UV) cake made!! AS I am not a cake baker/maker,...

3,484 views, 2 by Violet - The Violet Cake Shop™

Violet - The Violet Cake Shop™

Just for Fun: Photos of Things (Other Than Another Cake) that Inspired A Design

Hi All, I just recently posted a cake that was inspired by a black & white ruffled dress by Valentino that popped up when I did a google search for something entirely unrelated, for another cake. After I made it, before I posted it here, I...

1,456 views, 9 by Renay Zamora

Renay Zamora

The Baking Dead Cake Collaboration

The Baking Dead is a collaboration consisting of 40+ cake & sugar artists celebrating the hit AMC series The Walking Dead and helping to spread the word about Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness. These sugar artists come from all...

1,328 views, 3 by Joanne Wieneke

Joanne Wieneke

useful Info on Legal use of Disney characters

Iam sharing you a link i came across . I find this very informative because as a cake decorator i have been approached so many million times to make a disney themed cake or sugar piece . Disney is disney and i am aware that there must be a law...

370 views, 0 by Ceri Badham

Ceri Badham

Facebook Fan Page Stolen Hacked - Facebook Ads Scam

Hi my Facebook Fan Page was STOLEN this week 9-16 June 2019. I have made this video to warn other people and show them what happened to me. I have been trying to get help by emailing facebook but so far no luck. It’s so hard to report a...

1,974 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...