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Sweet Polka Dot Bows & Buttons Cupcakes

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Design inspiration is all around us. I was recently invited to a baby shower and was inspired by the adorable invitations. The invitations arrived wrapped in pink polka dotted brown ribbon adorned with pink buttons. Wilton’s Fabric Fondant and Gum Paste Mold made it easy for me to decorate cupcakes to match the invitations and achieve amazing results! (more…)

Layer on the Flavor with Ombre Treat Pops

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Treat Pops are still hot! Wilton has made this trend easy and convenient by creating Treat Pops containers and stands. And let me say – they really are easy to bake and assemble. They’re also convenient because the sealed containers help the pops stay fresh longer than cupcakes, they travel well, and are easy for guests to grab and go! (more…)

A Perfectly Imperfect Un-iced Cake

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

The Un-iced Cake: It’s a rustic, no fuss, tower of delicious sweetness, and it’s popping up as a caking trend all over Pinterest. You can make it any way you want. (more…)

Decorate a Spring Cake with Easy Fondant Cut-Outs

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

I am on “Team Buttercream” when it comes to the buttercream/fondant debate. Fondant looks pretty and makes for beautiful cakes, but I prefer to bite into a creamy buttercream iced cake. I do, however, love to decorate with fondant. (more…)

How to Decorate an Ombre Petal Buttercream Cake

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

I recently made an ombre petal buttercream cake to celebrate a special baby shower for a co-worker here at Wilton. I have done this “petal effect” with buttercream before and wanted to add the look of ombre coloring. Creating the petal texture is a little time consuming, but a very easy technique. (more…)

Give the Gift of Christmas Cookies

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

This Christmas season, I wanted to create a small and yummy gift for a few of my co-workers. My son Garrett wanted to give his teachers a homemade gift as well. Together, we decorated Christmas cookies and picked out gift boxes to share the treats with my office and his preschool teachers. (more…)