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Decorating By EvelynsNana Updated 2 Nov 2009 , 12:33am by Rylan

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EvelynsNana Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 2:45pm
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thumbs_up.gif WOW! I'm on overload already!!! I just stumbled onto this website and immediately signed up. I've just recently taken up cake decorating as a hobby. I've always loved to cook and bake and my husband loves to eat so we're a match made in heaven!

I've never taken any classes on cake decorating, but just signed up for the wilton class 1 at our local hobby lobby. I have made two cakes covered with fondant and decorated and both seem to have turned out ok. Not the greatest, but didn't expect them to be masterpieces the first time out. Yes, I'm realistic.

Looking forward to getting to know you and learning from you all as well.

Thanks for the great community!
Maureen[/img]

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auntginn Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 2:54pm
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Welcome to CC Maureen, I'm sure you will be hooked in no time just like the rest of us. And congratulations on your 2 cakes. You will grow and thats the important thing to remember.

We're here for you.

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JanH Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 3:06pm
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Hi and Welcome to CC, EvelynsNana. icon_smile.gif

Everything you need to know to make, decorate and assemble tiered/stacked/layer cakes:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-605188-.html

Above super thread has popular CC recipes for crusting American buttercreams, several types of fondant and doctored cake mix (WASC cake and other flavors) - and so much more!

HTH

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Loucinda Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 3:11pm
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Welcome to CC - you'll soon be addicted! icon_biggrin.gif

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tatorchip Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 3:22pm
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Hi and welcome to CC, get settled and have a small notebook by your side and jot down hints and small reminders.

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7yyrt Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 3:49pm
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Image Jump on up!

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Kiddiekakes Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 4:14pm
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Welcome to CC..Your'e gonna love it here!!!

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Donnagardner Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 4:31pm
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You are gonna love this place. Welcome.

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kaddikakes Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 4:49pm
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Where is Wiliston? I live in Southwest Florida (Ft. Myers) and love Hobby Lobby but didn't know there was one in Florida? Also welcome and this site is very addicting as is the WARNING on their homepage. Good luck.

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sugalips Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 5:25pm
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Welcome, welcome! This is THE best site for all your questions. Everyone here is so kind and helpful. thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif

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EvelynsNana Posted 1 Nov 2009 , 11:22pm
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Originally Posted by MARYBETH09

Where is Wiliston? I live in Southwest Florida (Ft. Myers) and love Hobby Lobby but didn't know there was one in Florida? Also welcome and this site is very addicting as is the WARNING on their homepage. Good luck.




Williston is in north central Florida, near Gainesville (Go Gators!!) but the hobby lobby is in Ocala, about the same distance from me.

Thank you all for the welcome & tips.

Maureen

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Rylan Posted 2 Nov 2009 , 12:33am
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Hi Maureen, Welcome to CC!

I have compiled a few tutorials I found online. Check out my signature for the links.

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