Sugarshack's How To Dvd - Awesome

Decorating By dogluvr Updated 5 Nov 2007 , 3:59am by grannys3angels

dogluvr Posted 20 Oct 2007 , 6:50pm
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I just purchased Sugarshack's DVD called "Perfecting The Art of Buttercream"..........Thank you Sugarshack......this is the best video I've seen. She gives her recipe for fluffy smooth, no air bubbles BC icing. She describes every step in detail with closeup camera shots of how to make perfectly flawless icing, including making corners for square cakes using her techniques. She also shows how to use the diamond impression mat. I definitely would recommend this video to anyone that would like their cakes to be as flawless as hers................Her website is

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Kahuna Posted 20 Oct 2007 , 7:09pm
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I'm going to put this on my Christmas list, I definatelly need some pointers!!

dogluvr Posted 21 Oct 2007 , 3:15am
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There are alot of great BC tips here on CC, but this DVD is good because of how you can see each step at a close range.......

sugarshack Posted 22 Oct 2007 , 12:18am
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Thank you so very much!! icon_biggrin.gif

Kahuna Posted 22 Oct 2007 , 12:52pm
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I thold DH I wanted this for Christmas and he said to buy it and put a card on it that is was from him lol. Thanks and I'll be ordering soon!

springlakecake Posted 22 Oct 2007 , 8:46pm
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I think I would like to get one too! I think I have gotten fondant down, but buttercream is still difficult for me. If I could do bc half as good as sharon, I would be thrilled!

dogluvr Posted 23 Oct 2007 , 1:22am
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that's why I got it.....nearly everyone I know loves buttercream and I would love more than anything to have that flawless look.

sugarshack Posted 23 Oct 2007 , 1:40pm
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Thanks guys!

justinsnaynay Posted 23 Oct 2007 , 4:43pm
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I just received her DVD and it is AWESOME. I am a person that needs visual aid so watching it and seeing up close the best way to get smooth buttercream is so helpful. Also I wanted to say that her customer service is excellent and shipping is really fast. I had a glitch in my computer that caused my account to be chaged twice. I e-mailed to let her know what was happening and she responded right away. Such customer service is rare these days and it was wonderful the way she put me at ease while assuring me that she would watch out for a dupilcate order and take care of it on her end. SHARON YOU ARE THE BEST !!! thumbs_up.gif

sugarshack Posted 23 Oct 2007 , 4:49pm
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No, YOU GUYS are the best! thumbs_up.gif

Thank you ! icon_smile.gif

felecia Posted 23 Oct 2007 , 4:51pm
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Originally Posted by merissa

I think I would like to get one too! I think I have gotten fondant down, but buttercream is still difficult for me. If I could do bc half as good as sharon, I would be thrilled!

i saw your cakes are have fondant down very well. gonna add you to my FAV's

sugarshack Posted 23 Oct 2007 , 4:54pm
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Thank you Felecia!

Adrianita Posted 23 Oct 2007 , 9:02pm
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I just ordered my DVD last night, Sharon will ship it tomorrow. Can't wait!

Thanks CCers, I trust your judgment in what's good.

Landa Posted 24 Oct 2007 , 12:17am
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BUY IT. It's awesome!

felecia Posted 24 Oct 2007 , 3:55am
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Hubby said i can order mine tomorrow. YEAH!!

sugarshack Posted 24 Oct 2007 , 3:51am
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GREAT! thank you! thumbs_up.gif

lilthorner Posted 24 Oct 2007 , 4:40am
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i just got mine today! oh yeaHHH! it is da bomb! thanks Sharon

dezzib27 Posted 24 Oct 2007 , 4:52am
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I am so ordering this dvd this week!!!! Sharon you are "the bomb"!!!!!!!

sugarshack Posted 24 Oct 2007 , 5:04am
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2sdae Posted 24 Oct 2007 , 10:30am
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Just ordered mine too. icon_cry.gificon_cry.gificon_cry.gificon_cry.gif Now I have to wait for silly old snail mail.
But5 for sugar's secrets to awesomely smooth b/c I'll hang in there for sure!!!! thumbs_up.gif

sugarshack Posted 24 Oct 2007 , 9:34pm
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let me know how ya'll like it! icon_smile.gif

sugarshack Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 4:55am
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Originally Posted by merissa

I think I would like to get one too! I think I have gotten fondant down, but buttercream is still difficult for me. If I could do bc half as good as sharon, I would be thrilled!

I have seen your cakes and yes I would say you have fondant down lady!!! thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif

dezzib27 Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 1:56pm
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OK so I just ordered mine and I can't WAIT to get it!! icon_cool.gif I am a buttercream decorator and man I know I am doing something wrong with my icing!! I am so excited that the "FAMOUS" Sharon was kind enough to make a DVD, and pretty darn smart I must say! I am very visual so.......... I will let ya'll know how it goes!!!!

THANK YOU!!!!!!! icon_biggrin.gif

daisy114 Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 2:14pm
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Would this video work for SMBC?

Wandootie Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 2:20pm
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I purchased mine last Thursday (10/1icon_cool.gif and I run to the mailbox everynight to see if it has arrived. Not yet, but hopefully today. Anyway...Sharon, if you are here, do you have plans to possibly make another dvd on other techniques that you are so incredibly awesome at (like your fluffy ribbon roses and leaves...hint, hint, wink, wink).

I think that would be great for those of us that live no where near you to take your classes and I, for one, will pay for any that you come up with.

Thank you so much for taking time to do this for us.


Likim Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 2:25pm
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I got mine the next day! I watched the minute I got it out of the post. It's great. Thanks Sharon. icon_biggrin.gif

CarolAnn Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 2:45pm
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The DVD sounds good but I'd rather just go be her slave for a day and watch her in action. But that's just me!!! Your work is awesome Sharon!!

lilthorner Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 2:59pm
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CarolAnn, the DVD is ggreat, but I agree, I would love to go to Louisiana and wipe the counters all the while peeking over her shoulder, stopping saying Sharon did u just....(insert anything that has to do with cake in here)

sugarshack Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 6:45pm
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Oh my gosh ya'll are cracking me up and going to give me a swell head! icon_biggrin.gif

I am so glad you like the DVd and it is helping you. I know how frustrating BC can be ( BEEN THERE)

as far as future DVds, yes I do have plans to do more and I am accepting suggestions as to what you guys want to see next. Please email suggestions to me at [email protected]

If you want to get on my email list re: upcomg classes, please also email me with that request. I am trying to get a class together for spring. Also include in the email what you guys would like me to teach !

Thank you ALL!


Wandootie Posted 25 Oct 2007 , 7:33pm
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Perhaps dvd's that cover the same things that you teach in your classes???Just a thought. Anything will get my vote (and my credit card) icon_biggrin.gif

Please let us know when you have something new coming to the surface and again, thanks for everything.


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