We’re always looking for inspiration and sometimes our cake decorators bring fabulous new ideas to life using existing products – including these 4 new ways to use a handful of everyday decorating tools that you probably already own. These new techniques give some of our favorite and most frequently used decorating tools even more use. Take a look at these DIY cake decorating hacks for fresh inspiration and new ideas on how to use the decorating tip, cookie cutter and fondant roller.

Fondant Rollers

Denim Chevron Cake

Add contrast with color and texture using the Burlap Fondant Roller and a two-tone color effect made easy with Green and Blue Color Mist Food Color Spray.

Try it! Get the full list of supplies and step-by-step instructions on how to make this Denim Chevron Cake.

Embossed Cookies

Take ordinary sugar cookies to extrodiary with one quick roll. We used the Geometric Pattern Roller to imprint this trendy pattern, then used square cutters with a crimped edge to add even more detail to our simple, yet elegant cookie design. You can use any fondant roller pattern you want though!

Try it! Get the full list of supplies and step-by-step instructions on how to make these Indelibly Embossed Cookies.

Decorating Tip

Lovely in Lace Doily Cupcake Toppers

Perfect for tea time, ladies lunch, brunch or bridal showers. These sophisticated doily-style cupcake toppers are made using the simplist of tools, decorating tips.

We used decorating tips number 102, 104, 3, and 10 to create the intricate, yet easy-to-achieve doily design, but you can use any decorating tips you have on hand to create a unique pattern.

Try it! Get the full list of supplies and step-by-step instructions on how to make these Fondant Doily Cupcake Toppers.

Star Tip Follow-Along Icing Markers

Use the end of decorating tip number 2210, aka star tip 1M, to imprint a perfectly spaced design that you can follow along to create stars or flowers.

Try it! Get the full list of supplies and step-by-step instructions on how to make the Snowfall Celebration Buttercream Cake.

Cookie Cutters

Bake easy-to-decorate cookies using fun shaped cookie cutters to imprint designs like these flowers, dragon flies and butterflies. Lightly press the shape into the dough to create baked-in designs that are easy to trace with a piping bag. We went with a spring theme, but you can use any cookie cutters you’d like!

Try it! Get the full list of supplies and step-by-step instructions on how to make the Flowers & Flyers Spring Garden Cookies.

These are just a few fun new ways to use some of Wilton’s most classic products. What’s your favorite cake decorating trick?

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