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Help pls! How do I secure a diamante brooch to extra large gumpaste bows? 7

My client wants to have extra large gumpaste bows with blings – diamante brooches on her 4 tier wedding cake. Suddenly I was filled with apprehension – How do I secure the brooch to the bow and then to the side of the cake? Secondly, how do I...

Wedding cake for a friend dilemma 14

A friend asked me to make her wedding cake for her earlier this year and I was delighted to be able to, but I’ve come across a bit of a quandary. We looked at various different cake’s on the internet and established the type of cake she was after...

How to Package Gumpaste Flowers & other Sugar Creations for Sale 2

I would like to sell my gumpaste flowers and other sugar creations like bows, baby shoes etc. to bakeries, cake decorators etc and was wondering how best to package the flowers and other creations for sale. What should I store them in? What...

Bakermama

Cake Boss Software 44

Sorely tempted to purchase the Cake Boss software. Any of you cakers use it / love it / do or do not recommend it?? Thanks!

Bliss Pastry

Bots on the top 15 leader board 24

Just wanted to say that I think something odd is happening on the gallery tonight….. I think someone is running a bot or some program to increase views. It happened on my cake where i went from 18 to ver 100 views within 30 but I can see it very...

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Mama's Boys collaboration ( Happy Mother's day 2016) 23

The sugar Fraternity come together to celebrate their mum’s in sugar flowers. 32 talented male sugar artists each chose a flower that represented their mum on a very deep and personal level. Many of these cakes were actually given to their...

c3heaven

How do I make this Fish bowl? 18

Hi, I have been asked to make a cat in the hat themed cake for the weekend and am kinda stuck on how to make the fishbowl for the cake. I am attaching a picture of the fishbowl i need to make. Please advice how to go about it. I have tried...

DJDUBYA

HOw do I DO THIS BOW???? 3

HOw do I get the pnk bow with the fine black line on the edge??? I know how to make a bow, just not two tone like that!!

Tips for baking deep cake in ceramic bowl 0

I have to bake a doll dress shaped cake for my niece’s birthday this Saturday, but I don’t have a doll dress mold (and I live in a small town so won’t be able to get one in time) so I thought of baking it in a ceramic dish with the right shape. ...

Little Apple Cakes

Selma ~ Little Apple Cakes 68

I have read some stories on here and I will try to be as interesting as everyone, but it will probably end up with everyone snoring in the end… My name is Selma, mommy of one little girl Apple-Marie (that is how I got my cake name Little Apple...

SweetLin

My Cake Design : La Battaglia Dello Zucchero 38

Last time me and my friend Denis were selected to participate in the Real Time (TV program) My Cake Design : La Battaglia Dello Zucchero. They already showed it on air last time in Italy… so i would like to share it. It’s a fun TV program. The...

Sweet ObsesShan

Shannon (Sweet ObsesShan) 33

Hi Everyone, I am a mom of 5 children ages 28, 25, 20,15, and 14. One girl (she is the oldest) and 4 boys. I have 2 grandchildren ages 4 and 1. My sweet husband is Ty and he is so supportive of my cake craziness. He even has cleaned up my...

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CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.08 / August 2015 22

Welcome to the Issue 4.08 / August 2015 of the CakesDecor Gazette  Click here to view the CD Gazette archives ~ Click here to...

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Sarah tosney 22

Hello from Sarah @ cakesbysarahtosney tosney , mum of 6 beautiful children aged from 2 to 19 , 5 boys & my little missy , married to Ste for 21 years .living in leeds , uk , I love all things crafty & handmade & gardening I’ve worked...

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CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.10 / October 2015 20

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...

Jennifer

Facebook limiting reach? 20

Ok….So my work used to reach lots of people…now like 300 hundred see my post…whats going on? People just not liking my work anymore:( Must I now pay to boost my post? I get about 90% of my work via facebook and depend heavily on my work to...

Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Running a cake business during the school holidays 16

Hi, I don’t think I am alone in dreading the school holidays and trying to juggle looking after the kids and dealing with cake orders especially when its the height of wedding season. I started this thread so maybe those out there who have...

Piece O'Cake

New to Cakesdecor 16

Hi Everyone, My name is Sherry and I am the owner of Piece O’Cake Custom Creations in Saint John New Brunswick Canada. I have two store fronts and we do a variety of cupcakes , cakes and custom cakes by order. I taught myself cake decorating 6...

Dr Archana Diwan

My introduction. 16

A big hello at all the awesome cake decorators here on cakes decor. My name is Dr Archana Diwan. I am a dentist . I live in Bangalore India. I started baking as a hobby a few years back . As I kept progressing I felt the need to decorate my...

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Cakesdecor Gazette: Issue 4.07 / July 2015 14

This is a great gazette for anyone wanting to take their cakes to a new level and start competing. A few helpful hints and lots of encouragement. Check out the fabulous interview with the ever so gorgeous Melanie Byrne of the enchanting merchant...

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