To make (non-wired) gum paste carnations, you’ll need: gum paste, rolling pin, small modeling tool (or popsicle stick, chopstick, etc.), carnation cutter or a scalloped round cutter, shaping foam, dusting pouch, dog bone/ball tool, veining tool, frill stick, gum glue, food safe brush, empty egg carton. Making the Base: Dust work surfaces to precent gum paste sticking. Roll a marble-sized (or larger, depending on the size of carnation needed) ball of gum paste. Elongate the bal...
Tutorial and pictures on How to get a wood-grain effect on Fondant. Needed supplies: White fondant, Brown fondant, brown gel color, small paint brush, Fondant Veining tool or toothpicks, Sponge or sponge paintbrush, Vanilla Extract or Vodka 1.) I took two batches of Fondant, one in white and one in brown. In this case I used Chocolate Fondant. 2.) I then added a tiny bit of the brown fondant to the white to give it a tannish color. 3.) I took a bit of each color an...
Lilly of the Valley Make a beautiful Filler flower and also makes a beautiful spray Please check out my facebook page and if you have any questions please feel free to ask! Please note my tutorials show how I make my flowers, everyone has different methods and as I have been asked how I wanted to share mine. :-) https://www.facebook.com/pages/La-lavande-cake-boutique/160426474021741
OK when someone wants a fast cake this flower will make a statement without taking ages You will need a parrot tulip cutter & viener or similar (these ones are from www.sugardelites.com)Sugarpaste with extra tylose (about1tsp per 250g – you want it to dry quick halve it if you have a couple of days)This is coloured with Chefmaster – Tropical Fushiaedible glue & brushThat werid tool you never thought you would use on the other end of you veining toolbowl, foil & tiss...
What is Brush Embroidery?It is a decorative technique used in sugar craft art. A paintbrush is stroked through royal icing leaving behind brush strokes which resemble stitching in fabric. It looks so beautiful and effective and it is not overly time consuming, what could be better! How can I use this technique?2D and 3D flowers, 2D animals and objects, ocean wave tips, fur (e.g. adding texture in a structured way) and as an outline/border. These images could be put on, for example ca...
Thanks to a few people who have urged me to share the process of making a fondant fairy plaque, I’ve created a photo tutorial. Enjoy..and let me know if you have any questions :) I found a fairy image I liked by Googling “fairy coloring pages.”. I’ve also done several ‘Rainbow magic fairy’ cakes in the past. Print at least two copies to scale for your cake. In this photo, you see the bottom of an 8 inch cake pan. I made a seven inch round ...
This is a simple tutorial for embedding a design on that giant cupcake cake chocolate shells. Materials needed: Candy melts or chocolate melting wafers Candy colors paint brush Mould of your choice – for this, I simply used a clean, recycled cookie container. :) How to:1. Melt chocolate wafers in the microwave or using a double broiler.2. Separate a small amount you would need for your “painting” and tint them with oil-based colors. *It is a must to u...
I received a lot of interest in this cake board for my latest cake which had a boot on it and so have put together a few pictures I took during the process. 1. Roll out fondant onto board. Mix the fondant to the lightest shade of the stone and add bits of darker shades, roughly moulded in to the paste (I use fairly old fondant mixed with tylose to avoid ripping of the fondant at this stage and also mix bits of old and dry fondant in to create more of an ‘outdoor’ look!) ...
I have put together a visual Tutorial on how I made the Amaryllis flowers. Please feel free to ask me any questions! Step One Step Two Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13 Step 14 Step 15 Step 16 Step 17 Step 18 Step 19 Step 20 Step 21 And here is your finished Amaryllis Flower!
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