I love this simple idea for a beautiful open rose on top of a cupcake. Make the petals individually and press them into the buttercream to make a big, beautiful open rose. Thank you to Sweet Revelation for this great tutorial!! GORGEOUS!! And, for another rose cake/cupcake idea, look at these beauties by Debbie […]
TONS of cake and cupcake flavor ideas!!
Jackpot!!!!! If you need some great inspiration and new cupcake recipes, Crazy Little Projects has put 25 amazing cupcake recipes all in one place!! Look at those beautiful treats!! OH my!! My mouth is watering…and I’m sure yours will be too! Click HERE to check them all out…and be inspired!! Also, Jennifer Shae with Trophy […]Recipe Tutorials
Favorite Color Inspiration Boards
I love Pinterest! I can spend HOURS…or perhaps it’s waste hours looking and looking and just getting lost in such beautiful photographs and fun ideas!!! I’ve been looking for new color ideas and inspiration boards lately and thought I’d share a few of my favorites with you!! Modern, sleek and stylish…pink, gray and black!! Gorgeous! […]Color
Meringue Mushrooms!!!!!!!!!! Oh my goodness this is SUCH a great idea! For all those darling whimsical fairy cakes or woodsie theme’d cakes!! I found this recipe on Allrecipes HERE: You make a batch of meringue and pipe it out into the tops and bases of the mushrooms. Then, once baked, dust the tops with cocoa […]
Fantastic tips on how to get clean & precise cakes…
My online Craftsy classes are ALL 50% off right now!!!! Don’t miss out. If you’ve been wanting to snag one at a big discount…now is the time (scroll down). They are all chalk FULL of technique on getting beautiful, clean, precise, modern looking cakes. Here are the discount links to find out which might be […]
Custom Cake Toppers – Fondant Figure Video Tutorial
It’s here! It’s here!!! Brenda Walton of Sugar High Inc has just launched quite possibly the cutest Craftsy class ever!!! “Custom Cake Toppers” And I have a $10 off discount link for you!!! Yes, that’s 25% off this Craftsy class!! Click HERE!! In this class you’ll learn how to make her signature bride and groom, […]Discount Links for Other Classes, Figurines, Video Tutorials
How to get WHITE buttercream when using REAL butter!!?!?
Hi friends!! This is a question I get often…”How do you get your buttercream to be white when using real butter?!” or “How do you get your marshmallow fondant to be a bright white?” Picture by Cakes by Raewyn For buttercream, lately I’ve been telling people to add a cup of powdered sugar to their […]Buttercream, Recipe Tutorials
How To Make Designer High-Heel Shoes – Video Tutorial!!
Hi friends!! I have been waiting for this class for a while now!! One thing I felt Craftsy needed was a designer shoe class!!! – and now it’s here and by none other than the amazing Elisa Strauss!!!! If you’ve wanted to learn some fun tips and tricks to making your own gumpaste shoes this […]Discount Links for Other Classes, Sculptured Cakes, Video Tutorials
Make your own molds!
I love simple, easy projects that are inexpensive and yet achieve beautiful results!!! That’s been a huge goal for this blog…to find/share/create easy, timing saving ways to achieve beautiful, clean cakes! So, I’m excited to share with you this fantastic tutorial from the incredibly beautiful and amazingly talented Verusca Walker. Verusca has created a great […]Molds, Photo Tutorials, Video Tutorials
Moroccan Cake + A Wafer Paper Flower Tutorial
Hi sweet friends!! I have a treat for you today!!TWO tutorials!!! Yippie!! It’s been so fun to get back to creating cakes for fun and sharing the how-tos behind them! Ahhhh…so fun! I’ve hooked up with Australian Cake Decorating Network for part of this cake. They asked if I’d contribute a flower tutorial for the […]Cake Tools, Celebration Cakes, Photo Tutorials, Templates, Wafer Paper