Have you ever seen those beautifully decorated royal icing cookies and thought to yourself “how do they do that?!” Royal icing cookies can be intricate and detailed, which can make them intimidating. However, with just a few techniques anyone can make gorgeous cookies! The Wilton School offers a Cookies 101 class that will teach anyone – beginners or advanced decorators – how to use these techniques. I recently took this class and would love to share with you what I learned.
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People often ask how I got my start. They are fascinated with work I’ve done for celebrity parties, and I’m most often asked, “How did they find you in Seattle?”
It’s crazy, really.
As a native of Washington State, home of the World’s Greatest Cup of Coffee, caffeine is practically running through my blood. So when I was 23 years old, my husband and I opened our very own espresso stand, One for the Road. It was the perfect job for me – I loved serving up a daily caffeine pick-me-up with a side of smiles and laughter to our regular customers. For just under five years, we ran our little coffee business quite successfully. (more…)
Here at Wilton, we believe any occasion deserves fabulously decorated treats! We’re here to help you learn how to do just that: Decorate treats you’ll be proud to share. So we’re pleased to announce that we’ve updated our Course 1 curriculum to better meet your needs.
Whether you’re new to decorating or you want a refresher, the new Course 1 — Building Buttercream Skills serves up some trendy new techniques to update or develop your skills. Learn to make a two-color double bag swirl for cupcakes that look much more difficult to decorate than they are! Practice the pulled dot technique for a modern twist on decorating cakes, cupcakes and sweet treats. Use rosettes, leaves and loops to make one-of-a-kind cakes. (more…)
My decision to attend The Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionery Art was made within the first five minutes of the first Wilton Method Course I ever attended in Waterloo, Ontario, in April 2013. I went through the four Wilton Method Courses offered near me over the next few months. But I was so excited to register for The Wilton School and choose the courses that would best serve me during my stay. (more…)
I’m Josh Scott, one of the founders of Craftsy, the preeminent online education destination for passionate makers to learn, create and share, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to make a guest appearance today on the Wilton blog.
Wilton and Craftsy recently launched an exciting collaboration – Wilton Method Classes®, now available online, through Craftsy’s interactive HD-video education platform, enabling you to easily and conveniently learn The Wilton Method anytime, anywhere. So, I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to Craftsy and ask for your feedback on how we can make Craftsy better for you.