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Sweet little girl- My first Tutorial

  Hi, this is my first tutorial I hope you enjoy and share it ! read more

How to make Cute Minnie Mouse Ears

Find more on our blog!     I was inspired to create this post when I started working on this Minnie Mouse cake.  I was looking for something to give Minnie a more feminine look than the same old round flat Mickey ears with a skewer through it.  So I ventured into creating an indented round ear... a step up in the 3D department!  What may appear difficult and laborous you may find that this mouse ear tutorial takes just a few extra minutes and a couple of extra tools than the flat ears.  The biggest challenge was coming up... read more

All Ruffled Up - How to make a ruffle cake

Find more on our blog!     Ruffles are in and oh so stylish!   I am so excited to be bring you this new post after my long hiatus. It has been a busy few months of birthdays, holidays, and wedding shows - not to mention some studying for my grad school application!  But here we meet again sharing more fun cake tricks. It was during the preparation of the wedding show at Simple Country Weddings in Elk Grove that I began experimenting with fondant ruffles.  The results were chic, stylish, and well received by many... read more

Color Me Sprinkely - How to custom color sprinkles

Find more on our blog!         Custom colored sprinkles are a nice way to help match your deserts.  When I started to plan for the cake pops in this photo I quickly realized that coral is not a standard sprinkle color carried by most retailers.  Hence, the custom sprinkle making began.  Here is a quick 5 step process for getting your sprinkles your color:   Custom Sprinkle Making Materials:  White sprinkles  Desired paste color  Ziploc Bag   Step 1.  Place white sprinkles in ziploc bag.   Step... read more

How to make wood gaining on buttercreme icing!

For my first tutorial, I wanted to share one of my favorite cake decorating techniques.      I discovered this technique by accident (as most of the best techniques usually are).  I found that there is a way to make life-like wood grain on buttercreme icing without piping awkward lines on to the cake.    You will need: a ready-to-decorate, buttercreme iced cake a food color airbrush water a straight edged spatula or icing scraper yellow, orange, brown and black airbrush food coloring gloves (optional)     First, take... read more

Wedding Dress Cupcake Pull Apart

Hello, this is my first tutorial so please be gentle! lol I've seen a lot of the Wedding dress cupcakes and I thought I'd give a complete tutorial since I didn't find a lot of detailed info.   So, here goes:   You need:   27 cupcakes (more or less depending upon the size of your board cake board (I used a 14" x 19" board) something to cover your board instead of leaving it stark white a double batch of your fav buttercream recipe (color of your choice) 1M tip with pastry bag fondant rose or other embellishment   I found a great... read more

Topsy Turvy Cake Stand Tutorial

Hey Everyone! I have just posted my 2nd ever tutorial! I was sooo stressed trying to figure out how I was going to make this stand when I was presented with the idea and I finally came up with this! I wanted to share in hopes of at least helping one person not to feel like I did when I was scratching my head! Tips and critiques are welcome! Thanks in advance for checking it out! read more

Mickey and Minnie Mouse cookies

Or should I call them Polka Dot-ish Mickey and Minnie´s cookies? Either way, my head has been driving me crazy to try this design. I love black and white, I love dots, I love Disney and I love Mickey. I think he´s one classy and stylish character. Just like Hello Kitty.   You can go as childish or as classy and elegant as you want to with it, since he´s so versatile! In my opinion. Maybe that´s why I love him so much. I feel like if I was wearing a top with Mickey Mouse on it, it wouldn’t look as childish as if I was wearing one with Minnie Mouse on it.... read more

4th of July Cookies

        Happy 4th of July! This is a really fast, easy and last minute really sweet idea to celebrate this day! I thought I´d share anyways since the week is not over yet.                 Here are the 3 ideas I could think of: Materials I used: Red, white and blue icing. In a 15 second consistency. I use a Royal Mix for this small proyects. Big star cookie cutter. Black food marker. Small star with tale cookie cutter. And a rectangular cookie cutter, of just do what I did,... read more

Hello Kitty Cookies

    I remember when I was a little kid, I use to be obsessed with Sanrio stuff, but the characters that caught my eye more most the times would be: Keroppi, Pochacco, Chococat, Pekkle, Spottie Dottie, Badtz-Maru, Kiki & Lala, and of course, Hello Kitty herself.   We didn´t have a Sanrio Store nearby so every time we made the trip to the mall with the Sanrio store on it, I would go crazy, wanting to buy a ton of stuff: Pens, Pencils, notebooks, stickers, pencil boxes and a lot more stuff. My parents were so so SO nice to buy me most the stuff I... read more

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