Too Many Ideas, How Do You Work Out Your Cake Designs ?

Decorating By Sugar Crumb Kit Updated 12 May 2014 , 12:49am by cazza1

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Sugar Crumb Kit Posted 11 May 2014 , 9:34pm
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AHello Just wondering what method everyone uses when designing a cake ? I find I have so many ideas and techniques running through my head I confuse myself lol Does anyone have the same issue? Jen x

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MBalaska Posted 11 May 2014 , 11:46pm
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not being an artist, I copy other peoples tutorials and instructions.  No talent in these hands of mine.:duh: lol

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remnant3333 Posted 11 May 2014 , 11:52pm
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I am the same way. My mind thinks too much and I get confused too. I guess that is why I only do cakes for fun. That way if I mess up, my family is more forgiving especially when it is a free cake. Everybody has had issues with cakes at one time or another but with each time we learn a little more. Hang in there because I feel you will do just fine with your cakes!!! Good luck and be sure to post your cake pictures!! I too, get ideas from others because I am not a very creative type of person.

 

I just looked at your two cake pictures in the gallery and they look great!!! Looks like you have the talent for cake decorating!!!!

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MimiFix Posted 12 May 2014 , 12:48am
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I use a sketch pad for both design and notes.

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cazza1 Posted 12 May 2014 , 12:49am
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I am the worst drawer in the world but I find that if I do a rough sketch or write a few notes in a book I keep it helps.  I copy a lot, and I also make up designs with bits from this cake and bits from that and so on that I see on here and elsewhere and having the book helps me as otherwise I forget 2 seconds later.  I don't just take inspiration from cakes.  There are so many other things in our world that can spark a desire to create.  For example, I have some great wall art in my yard that I am going to use as a base and build on to do a couple of cakes.  Fortunately, I don't have to satisfy anyone but my own whims so if they don't work out it doesn't matter.

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