World of Wafer #2: MARIANNA’S SPARKLY SPRINKLE WAFER SEQUINS; Original Concept by Marianna Saran

It’s no secret that edible sequins are completely the new fad in cake decorating. I see them popping up on cakes everywhere! One method to create these edible sequins uses a technique of dropping coloured gelatine droplets onto baking paper...

Cake painting #8: Little Red Cap – cake topper

Hi all! Today I want to show you a fondant hand painted cake topper based on my version of Little Red Cap. The idea was born on paper, a sketch made on a train trip, and then I painted it on a canvas with acrylics but, as someone of you...

Dolly Dingle Back to School Cookie Video Tutorial

Dolly Dingle is heading back to school. For this tutorial, I will show you how to decorate these hand painted adorable paper doll sugar cookies. *This video is dedicated to my daughter who is getting her master in ECSE (Early childhood...

Vintage Floral Corner Swag Cookies

While cleaning out an old chest I found this lovely hand painted card given to me years ago. I was so awe-struck by the delicate design I had to turn it into a cookie. I will show you how to pipe the entire designs directly on the cookie....

Jake and the Neverland pirate cake

Wow I had so much fun with this cake! I got to use Rita. Rita’s airbrush who I asked my page likers to recommend names. Rita was suggested and since I love Harry Potter, the first image that shot into my head when I saw the Name, was Rita...

How to make a gum paste or fondant calla lily

Here is a ‘how to’ that explains how you make your own calla lilies from fondant or gum paste. You can decorate your cake or cup cakes with these gorgeous flowers. If you are a beginner the calla lily is a good place to start! Calla lilies...

Sarah's Sunflowers

I’ve never done a tutorial before, so please bare with me and if anything isn’t clear, I’d be happy to answer questions about any of the steps. I chose to do a tutorial on my sunflower because I’ve had the most requests asking how to make...

Buttercream birthday cakes #2: Wagon wheel buttercream design

I frosted sides w/ chocolate buttercream, or you can tint BC brown. Then I added small amounts of black around sides w/ #3 or #4 tip and smoothed up around top. Then I piped white icing within 1-inch of outer top edge, and...

Interview #37: Jonathan Theuma from JT Cakes

1. How or why did you get started in cake decorating… was it by accident or did you always have a passion for it? Since I was a kid I always loved drawing, painting and was interested in art. Later, in my teens, I was introduced to cake...

Interview #41: Isabel Tamargo from Tartas Imposibles

Isabel’s: CakesDecor Profile | Website | Facebook | Pinterest Interview 1. Tell us a little about yourself, family, where do you live and what did you do for a living before making cakes if anything? I was born in Madrid but we moved in...