Laura

Laura

1,050 posts, 16 followers and following 38
Feb 2013    Upstate/Northern NY    Website

2016 Wedding Cake Trends

Flowers are always in fashion for wedding cakes. The trend for 2016 is wedding cake flowers that have accents of whimsical beautiful coloured foliage. Bringing more natural nature to your cakes! One of my favourite leaves is the beetleweed....

Antique Picture Frame Cookies

These vintage style cookies were inspired by an heirloom vase I was given. The vases are royal icing pressured piped with scratched piped stems, roses and leaves. A touch of sterling pearl dust to antique the edges finishes the cookies. ...

How To Create A Flower Paste Peony For A Romantic Spray

This Valentine’s I wanted to share how to create a one of my favorite flowers with flower paste, the peony! Not only are they an exquisite flower for bridal sprays, but they also turn any cake into a show-stopping masterpiece! Supplies...

Royal Icing Champagne Bottle With Gold Leaf And Champagne Glass Cookies

Twice a year my husband tracks down a bottle of Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Rosé Champagne (one for New Year’s Eve and one for our wedding anniversary)! The rosé has become increasing more difficult to find, however it has special meaning to my...

How To Decorate A 3-D Snowman Cake

This is the perfect season to create a snowman cake. So grab a cup of hot chocolate and prepare to bring this adorable cake to life. The finished cake has royal icing snowflakes, sanding sugar snow, and a mischievous snowman dressed with a top...

How Decorate Woodland Fox Inside a Royal Icing Zipper Cookie

These DIY woodland inspired cookies with a royal icing zipper have been an idea I’ve wanted to create for for sometime now. I finally had the opportunity when I was asked to make cookies for a baby shower, and the client loved the idea! However...

Calli Hopper interview on Pretty Witty Cakes

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Tool Review : Rolling Pins

My tool/tools may seem boring, but as I thought about what I used every time I did a cake, rolling fondant, doing gumpaste work/decorations/flowers etc., I realized, to me they are very essential. 1. My small trusty Wilton rolling pin…I can...

Christmas Cookies with Wet on Wet Piping

Between cooking and baking since Monday for yesterday’s Thanksgiving, and Black Friday shopping it is nice to know you can design an elegant Christmas cookie in 9 minutes. Wet on wet piping is using the same royal icing consistency...

Festive Scenery Piped on a Sugar Cookie

A peaceful scenery piped on festive Christmas cookies! One of my favorite Christmas traditions is placing candles in the windows of our home. I wanted to recreate the mood and excitement of the Christmas season ona sugar cookie. The cookies...