Piping Ideas

Decorating By jenlynnlmt Updated 9 Feb 2011 , 2:22am by kakeladi

jenlynnlmt Posted 4 Feb 2011 , 4:28am
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im doing a wedding cake..she wants a ribbon border and piped detail on the layers. anyone have an idea for a simple design to pipe on the sides above the ribbon? ive only done the dots before and im not the best piper for design, so something easy would be great!

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sillywabbitz Posted 4 Feb 2011 , 4:51am
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What about the S swirls, those are always pretty and don't look super complicated. I don't have very good piping skills but Wilton does have a set of presses that you press lightly into the cake and pipe over, you just have to make sure you use a tip that will cover the impression in the cake.

DianeLM Posted 4 Feb 2011 , 6:13pm
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Have you tried little hearts with a round tip? I think they're so cute and they're so easy to do. You just pipe a blob with a downard tail, then another blob with tail right next to it. Kind of looks like a little tushie. icon_smile.gif

http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2664297970053175376FWlZoN Check out the hearts at the diamond point junctions.

http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2085518700053175376zwkUJW

http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/photo/2098771930053175376SYODEk

jenlynnlmt Posted 6 Feb 2011 , 4:49am
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those r very cute

kakeladi Posted 9 Feb 2011 , 2:22am
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How about tiny dot flowers? 5 dots in a cricle w/one more - different color- in the center.
Can make the petals a 'dot shell'; pull the dot slightly into a shell. makes the flower prettier but just dots does nice too icon_smile.gif

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