Archive for the ‘Punch. Cut. Decorate!’ Category

Treat Dad to a Homemade Chocolate Father’s Day Cake

Monday, June 11th, 2012

If my dad was stranded on a deserted island and he had the choice of a nice piece of chocolate or a phone to call for help, I’m almost certain he’d choose chocolate to snack on while patiently waiting for someone to rescue him. Now that may be a little extreme, but he does love his chocolate! Since I love to spoil any family member on their special day, I knew I had to plan an all-out chocolatey surprise for Father’s Day. (more…)

Bake Something Special for Your Mom!

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

When I was younger and Mother’s Day and Father’s Day would roll around, I would ask my parents “when is Kid’s Day?” They would reply “every day.” As a kid, I was not amused. Now, I realize the truth behind their reply. Parents care and work for their children every day and are given one official day of appreciation. Why not show that appreciation with a homemade treat? (more…)

2013 Yearbook — Surprises for Everyone!

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

For over 40 years, Wilton has been publishing the Wilton Yearbook of Cake Decorating. The Wilton Yearbook is the ideal resource for decorators of all skill levels as it offers hundreds of new and exclusive cake, cookie, cupcake, and other treat ideas for all celebrations. Each design also comes with step-by-step instructions to make it easy for you to create an amazing treat. (more…)

Cookie Pops that POP with Punch. Cut. Decorate!

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

New Wilton products always give me a great excuse to make something sweet. And, using store-bought sandwich cookies is a quick and easy way to create cookie pops. So, when I came across the new Wilton Cake Stamps and Dab-N-Color edible colors, I couldn’t wait to try them out with easy sweets on sticks! (more…)

Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Zebra-Striped Valentine Cookies

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Valentine’s Day is the time of year that I like to make something special for my friends. It is a small token to let them know they are a special part of my life. Instead of the expected truffles or homemade marshmallow that I have gifted in the past, I wanted to mix it up and try something new. (more…)

Handwriting Woes Inspire New Punch. Cut. Decorate!™ Messaging Tools

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Do you remember practicing penmanship in grade school? The teacher would stand over your shoulder as you meticulously wrote each letter. It was a great day when you got a gold star on your paper, wasn’t it? If you were like me, though, you didn’t get many gold stars. (more…)

Create Amazing Treats with Punch. Cut. Decorate!™ Food-Safe Tools

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Have you seen the latest Punch. Cut. Decorate!™ products? These items have been designed to allow decorators to utilize scrapbooking techniques in an edible, food-safe format. You may ask yourself – why do I need special stamps and tools when I already have paper crafting supplies at home? Can I use the Wilton icing colors I already have in my kitchen? Here’s a look into the ideation and science behind our latest products…

Deck the Walls with Sugar Sheets

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Many fun, family memories are created while decorating the annual gingerbread house. Nothing brings out the giggles like icing and sprinkles!!! This year, I also used Sugar Sheets Edible Decorating Paper to decorate our gingerbread house. (more…)

Three Cakes in Three Weeks!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

After months of not doing any decorating projects, I made up for it big time in October by decorating three cakes in three weeks! It all started with my niece’s 7th birthday. (more…)

Show Your Support with Ribbon Cupcakes

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. When I participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer this year, I had never realized what an impact that weekend would have on me, nor would I have imagined so many shades of pink! Everyone unites with the purpose and goal…to end Breast Cancer. (more…)