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Quilling With Fondant and Gum Paste

Friday, December 20th, 2013

The art of quilling has been around for quite some time; it was used a great deal in renaissance art. Quilling is very popular in jewelry where very thin sheets of precious metals like gold and silver are cut into narrow strips, which are then coiled and shaped into different designs. Quilling is also very popular in paper and is often used in schools as a children’s craft. In this tutorial, I’ll show you the art of quilling using fondant. (more…)

How to Make Stained Glass Christmas Cookies

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Stained Glass Christmas cookies are showstoppers. The stained glass effect is a classic, and by adding royal icing trimming you can really kick up the “wow” factor. These cute and delicate cookies are a must for the holiday season. (more…)

A Harvest of Autumn Sweets

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Celebrate the crisp, fresh air and colorful leaves of Autumn with cupcakes! These chocolate buttercream cupcakes are a perfect Autumn or Halloween treat. (more…)

How to Make an Ombre Ruffle Cake Using Fondant

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Design inspiration is everywhere. Have you noticed the many exquisite cakes on Pinterest and other boards? You’ll find many ombre cakes with those amazing never-ending color changes, and ruffles are all over the place. Let me show you how easy it can be to create a beautiful cake with the tools you might already have at home. (more…)

How to make a Giant Fantasy Rose

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Top your next cake with a beautifully textured Giant Fantasy Rose. This gum paste flower is super-easy to create. I’ll show you how in this tutorial. (more…)

Decorate an Easter Cake with a French Twist

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

If you’re looking for an Easter cake that’s inspired by French design, accented with gold detail, and topped with an ornately decorated egg – I have the cake for you. Yes, this cake is like poetry. (more…)

Add a Little Star Power to your New Year’s Eve Cake

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Between the gift shopping, family reunions, decorating the house and holiday parties, we don’t always have enough energy to do the creative cake decorating that we would like for a New Year’s Eve party. Here’s an easy project that has bling and lots of fun for the grown-ups and little ones, not too intricate, but great for a fancy night. (more…)