jchuck
jchuck
Retired
Location
Burlington, Ontario CA
Interests
Reading, Power Walking, Re-Finishing Furniture, Cooking, Baking, of course Cake Decorating ....and travelling
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jchuck - June Kowalczyk

Retired after being in the workplace for 30 years. Last 20 yrs. as a PSW. Enjoying my leisure, time for my interests, especially my grandson and being able to go traveling on a whim....

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  • Semi Naked Cake Experiment   As I'm making my son's wedding cake soon I've been experimenting with different techniques. I was wondering what a semi...
  • Kaylan & Dustin's Wedding Cake Made for a lovely a lovely young couple who didn't have a wedding cake. Small...just for 2.... :o)
  • All About the Piping having fun making my own birthday cake with piped royal icing. coffee filter paper flower...tree peony on top
  • Coffee Filter Paper Tree Peony made from a tutorial from Creative Crafty Gal blog.
  • Tired Old Work Boots for Fathers Day Made for my hubby for Fathers Day. Nothing says  "hard working man" than a pair of well used, well worn...
  • Holly Hobby 2D Figure  We made 2D figures at my monthly cake club meeting. Lots of fun. I created the gumpaste plaque at home...
  • Megan's Bridal Shower Cake Made for my son & future daughter-in-law 's bridal shower.
  • Nearly Naked Cake  Practice cake for my son's upcoming fall wedding. Gumpaste dianthus, chrysanthemums, berries, coffee filter filler flowers and white rose.
  • Dino & Cupcakes  All fondant Dino and chocolate fudge cupcakes for Landon who is celebrating his 5th birthday today.
  • Flowers & Pickles  Well this was a super quick cake. Got called at 5 pm last night to make a birthday cake for...
  • Painted Valentine's Cake  I won a book at my cake club meeting, painting on cakes a while ago. So I thought I'd give...
  • Well I Have To Say This Its Been A Very Long Time That I Was Up To The Wee Hours Finishing A Cake Daughter Called Me Thursday Asking I Well, I have to say this it's been a very long time that I was up to the wee hours...
  • Pink & Black  Avant Gard CakeThis is cake #2 for my future daughter-in-law, Megan's surprise party. 1st cake was on her actual birthday...
  • Ice  Skates Birthday Cake
  • Elmo 1st Birthday Cake
  • A Christmas Angel for Elaine  I have a very good friend who is going through a particularly difficult time.I've been so busy, there's been no...
  • Happy Birthday Snowgirl Megan  This is a biggie for my future daughter-in-law, Megan. The 3. & 0. Birthday!! Since its a week before Christmas,...
  • Mini Halloween Cupcakes I’ve been suffering with migraines the last 3 days….weather related…yuk..but I couldn’t disappoint the few neighbourhood children that look forward...
  • Betty's Birthday Cake This was cake made for a collaboration of birthday cakes for a lovely decorator named Betty. Several of my cake...
  • HAPPY THANKSGIVING CHERRY PIE CAKE
  • Eleanor's Birthday Cake Chocolate fudge bundt cake with marbled bc icing & fondant roses. Gumpaste pot of clay craft roses as a keepsake.Thanks...
  • Housewarming Cake Chalkboard cake with mexican paste house & stick figures. Clay pots with clay flowers.
  • Little Anniversary Cake Have 2 more cakes to do this week, and I’m busy, but since I didn’t make a b-day cake for...
  • Gerbera Daisy Made from clay craft clay.
  • Dahlia Made from clay craft clay.
  • Pink Lillie Tried to replicate a pink Lillie that was in my garden. Happy how it turned out.
  • Paper Flower Bouquet Made from coffee filter paper.  White rose and two fantasy flowers.
  • Nancy's Birthday Cake Cake design based on a cake by Deb Williams Cakes. I did my own twist on her design, instead of...
  • Marie's Cupcakes cherry vanilla cupcakes and gumpaste flowers made quickly  to give to a friend as a pick me up.  She recently...
  • No Occasion Cake Ok, the story behind this....I had made the hydrangea flower topper and accompanying scrunchie flowers for a surprise 70th birthday...
  • White Peony
  • Wedgwood Blue Wanted to experiment with different techniques since I was making my own birthday cake. I had to revise my attempts,...
  • I Had Leftover Cakeso I Thought Id Make A Small Little Tribute Cake For My Hubby Who Has Been An A Amazing Dad To Our Two Now Grown Childr I had leftover cake…so I thought I’d make a small little tribute cake for my hubby who has been an...
  • A Birthday Rise for Samantha I had only been home 4 days from a weeks vacation when  I re-packed and hopped on a plane  to...
  • Baby Shower Cake for Felix This cake definitely does not look like a typical baby shower cake. That’s because the recipient had strong ideas….and one...
  • Jan's Birthday Cake Made a very little cake for my sis-in-laws 60th birthday. There having a family dinner tomorrow, just four of them....
  • Christening Cake For Great Niece Christening cake for great niece.
  • Little Girl Cake  Topper Little girl topper I made for my great nieces christening.
  • Hydrangea I made this gumpaste hydrangea for a surprise birthday cake in a March. Plus many small hydrangea petals to adorn...
  • Party Cupcakes These are a few cupcakes I whipped up today. Having a few girlfriends over for a Sunday afternoon. I made...
  • Two More Roses I Made With Clay Craft Air Dry Clay Happy How They Both Turned Outleaving Them Displayed On My Fireplace Mantleas A Remin Two more roses I made with Clay Craft air dry clay. Happy how they both turned outLeaving them displayed on...
  • Paper-Clay Rose Going to a 60th birthday of a dear dear friend, who use to be my patient. Only friend I kept...
  • My Little Pink Dino Made this as a surprise for my great niece Alice who will be 3 yrs. old in a week. She...
  • Coffee Filter Flower Got bored….so what do cake decorators do….practice techniques. Had this tutorial for awhile. My filters were a little larger than...
  • Valentine & Chocolate Small valentine cake. Chocolate fudge cake covered with my version of chocolate ganache and cherry flavoured pinkish red MMF fondant....
  • Ice Skating Cake
  • Christmas Themed Birthday Cake Birthday cake for my sons girlfriend. Angel was made a week ago,as the topper. Top tier is a stained glass...
  • Christmas Birthday Angel Shhhh…. It’s a surprise!! Made this Angel to put on my sons girlfriends birthday cake. Did a lot of “fiddling”...
  • Last Minute 60th Birthday Cake For A Surprise Party Ordered Yesterday For Today All She Asked For Was Chocolate Cake With Colours Of Yello Last minute 60th birthday cake for a surprise party, ordered yesterday for today. All she asked for was chocolate cake...
  • Black & White Fantasy Flower Saw a tutorial on ruffled roses on cakesdecor by MelinArt. Did mine with black gumpaste ruffles. Like the contrast.
  • Magnolia Just having some fun with gumpaste. Magnolia placed on a mini cake with my version of billow weave.
  • Thanksgiving Minion Made for the kiddies for our Canadian Thanksgiving. Added the pumpkin and a pumpkin pie. Had fun doing this little...
  • Baby Blue Croc & Rattle Made as the topper for daughters baby shower cake.  Croc is made from air dried clay & painted with craft...
  • Daughters Baby Shower Cake Worse time ever making this cake....too long a story to tell. Top tier is styro dummy. 2nd tier chocolate orange...
  •  BABY SLEEPING OWL  Decided to make a tiny Owl, 3" tall, that I might use on my daughters bebe shower cake. Won't know...
  • A Touch of Pink White gumpaste rose brushed with a hint of pink colour mixed with pearl dust. :o)
  • Baby Croc Sandals
  • FANTASY FLOWER Wanted to use the broach I made with my moulding compound.  Created a fantasy flower dusted in yellow lustre dust....
  • PEONY Was trying for a purple/pinkish colour to match my grden peony, but had to settle for the coral, pink. Took...
  • ITY BITY BIRTHDAY CAKE Decidec to make myself a b-day cake this year. Dark chocolate cake with a filling of caramel & chocolate chips....
  • Ivory Amp Black Brush Embroidery On Black Butterflies With Fantasy Rose Ivory & BlackBrush embroidery on black butterflies with fantasy rose
  • Violet Tulip Made the tulip a week ago. Had trouble with making  the tulip leaf. After much fiddling, and although not perfect...
  • Rusty Rose Copied my climbing rose in my backyard.  Was trying for red, but alas, ended up with a rust colour.
  • HAPPY FATHER'S DAY 2013 Saw a version of these on the web, so I thought I would give it a try. Made for my...
  • Funky Cupcakes Marble Chocolate Amp Vanilla Cheesecake Flavored Cupcakes Iced In Chocolate Amp Vanilla Cheesecake Flavored Icing Fun Or Funky CupcakesMarble chocolate & vanilla cheesecake flavored cupcakes iced in chocolate & vanilla cheesecake flavored icing. Fun orange colored funky...
  • Cupcakes Amp Lace For Mothers Day Made By Me For Dessert After My Mothers Day Dinner Tonight With My Son And His Girlfriend Saw This M Cupcakes & Lace for Mother's DayMade by me for dessert after my Mother's Day dinner tonight with my son and...
  • Purse Cake Amp High Heel Shoe A Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Made Using The Wilton Book Pan Iced In Vegan Icing Daughter Dislikes Fondant Purse Cake & High Heel ShoeA gluten free chocolate cake made using the Wilton book pan. Iced in vegan icing....
  • Highheel Shoe For Daughters Birthday Cake Highheel shoe for daughter's birthday cake
  • Gumpaste Chrysanthemum Flower Made For My Daughters Birthday Cake O Gumpaste Chrysanthemum Flower made for my daughter's birthday cake. :o)
  • Easter Cake Pops Easter Cake Pops
  • Easter Trio
  • Baby Shower Mini Cake Petal Affet On Cake With Baby Poping Out Chose To Add A Baby Bib As Opposed To A Lid With Tissue Paper My Own Take Baby Shower mini cake. Petal affet on cake, with baby poping out. Chose to add a baby bib as opposed...
  • Nadines Cupcakes
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  • Wedding Rehearsal Cakes Both Cakes Are Red Velvet Iced In Pina Colada Flavored Bc Amp Covered In Pina Colada Flavored Homemade White Amp Wedding Rehearsal CakesBoth cakes are red velvet iced in pina colada flavored b/c & covered in pina colada flavored homemade...
  • Petal Affect For Megans Birthday Petal Affect for Megan's Birthday
  • Made For A Christmas Birthday Cake Made for a Christmas Birthday Cake
  • Apple Cake with Piping Simple white cake covered in mmf. Apple on top is from the dollar store, covered in gumpaste and royal icing...
  • Halloween Cupcakes  Made this for to give out to a few of the children in my neighbourhood. Orange cupcakes with crushed Oreo...
  • Thanksgiving Jack O Lantern Cake Orange creamsicle cake iced in orange bc. Covered in orange mmf. All leaves, eyes, nose etc. are fondant so they...
  • Pretty In Pink Ruffles and Rosettes Baptisim Cake 2 tier Baptisim cake. Top tier is cherry almond victoria sponge with almond cherry bc filling. Bottom tier plain vanilla...
  • Gumpaste Baby Made this for a upcoming Baptisim Cake
  • My 35th Wedding Anniversary Cake Top tier is styrofoam covered in ivory fondant with gumpaste flowers and gumpaste and fondant embellishments. Bottom tier is chocolate...
  • Gerber Daisy Birthday Cake Small Orange Creamsicle Pound Cake. Covered in orange bc. Gunpaste gerber.
  • Party Cupcakes Cupcakes made for a Euchre Party.  Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes with Orange BC. Red Velvet Cherry flavored Cupcakes with Pina Colada...
  • Shawna flowers & circles Practicing the shawna flower and other fun techniques
  • Engagement Cake 2 tier cake. Bottom tier pink lemonade cake covered in pink BC filled with lemon curd. Top tier chocolate fudge...
  • Chocolate Fantasy Trying different moulds. Used my best ever chocolate mmf podted here on CC & gumpaste
  • Multi Coloured Chocolate Rose Rose made with my best ever homemade chocolate mmf posted here on CC and gumpaste
  • Poppy Tried a 2nd time to do a poppy. Darker centre & stamens
  • Poppy type flower Saw this flower in a garden when I was taking a walk. Tried to replicate it. Thought it was a...
  • Wild Flowers Had leftover green buttercream, leftover gumpaste wild flowers, so I thought I would make a cake for fun. The small...
  • Daisy Birthday Cake- Chocolate fudge cake with chocolate ganache filling with chcocolate chips. Covered in chocolate-cherry b/c icing and homemade chocolate MMF
  • Vegan Birthday Cake for my daughter Vegan chocolate cake with vegan  icing. Fondant hearts & rose embelishments. Tried a new recipe for the icing...shouldn't have...it never...
  • Carnations Carnations for a wedding cake
  • Fondant/Gumpaste Ram & Sheep Bride & Groom This was a surprise for B & G.Groom wears glasses, and always a hat. Although at the wedding he wore...
  • Chocolate transfer wedding cake for Groom Groom is an artist and I took one of his designs to use for his cake
  • Yellow spring flower Wedding cake for the Bride Coconut sour cream pound cake covered in cornflower blue fondant. Yellow gumpaste daffoduil, rose & mums
  • Easter Celebration Cake 2 tier cake. bottom tier is a blended chocolate and white sour cream cake. top tier is just white sour...
  • Victorian Rose gumpaste rose for top of a celebration cake
  • Practice Piping on Dummy Cake Cake dummy with practice ruffles & piping
  • Wild Psychedelic 60's Themed Cake 3 tier sour cream chocolate cake. All tiers covered in marbled MMF.  Top tier is styrofoam. "45" record, letters &...
  • Bridal Mannequin Shower Cake Bridal dress and lower tier are coconut sour cream pound cake. Iced in champagne flavored BC. Cally lilies are 50/50...
  • Elegant Roses Wedding  Cake Two tier wedding cake coverd in ivory fondant. Top layer  double chocolate, iced in chocolate BC. Second layer lemon sour...
  • My first gumpaste Gardenia Very happy for my 1st attemp!!
  • Carnation Gumpaste carnation. Made with 50/50 fondant and gumpaste in white  Sprayed with Wilton's  Icing spray
  • Fasinator Hat Cake Fasinator Hat on a coconut pound cake covered in lavendar fondant
  • Christmas candle cake Candle cake is carrot spice, surrounding cake white egg nog. All cake covered in vanilla egg nog buttercream. Poinsettia is...
  • Sushi Cake for Megan Three 8 inch cakes stacked. One, plain vanilla, one vanilla with sweet cherries, one with cherry/almond flavoring. Vanilla,almond buttercream icing,...
  • Christening Cake
  • baby bootie shower cake
  • Golf cake for hubby's birthday
  • Sunday dinner celebration cupcakes One set are gluten & dairy free. The other have all the tasty bad stuff!!
  • Birthday Cake for son-in-law Chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream. Covered in black fondant.  Film around the cake to celebrate he is a photographer &...
  • Engagement cake Red Velvet, with raspberry chocolate filling. Covered in cream chhese buttercream icing, fondant. Yellow & orange hearts, pale orange peony
  • Frilly cake with ballet slipper
  • Practice Cake Practice cake for fondant & gumpaste
  • Wedding Cake 2nd wedding cake I ever made.  Had cake bulge, and didn't know how to fix. Wasn't aware of cake sites...
  • Birthday cake for Daughter Cake for daughter's 30th birthday.  Vanila cake with Italian buttercream icing. Fondant/gumpaste gerber daisy.
  • Birthday Cake Chocolate cake made the mde the morning of for a co-worker.  Asked at the last minute to bring to restaurant....
  • Wedding Cake and wedding cupcakes Wedding cupcakes. made the small wedding cake the night before as bride forgot she wanted a cake to cut for...
  • Wedding Cake Daughter's weding cake.  Vanilla cake with almond cream icicng and ercu coloured fondant outside.  Real gerber daisies on the cake...
  • Wedding Cake 1st wedding cake I ever made 4 yrs. ago for my niece. Her husband tried to impress her by opening...
  • Retirement Cake Carrot cake with cream cheese buttercream icing.  Best photo, others unfortunately,  were washed out.
  • Birthday Cake for Hab's fan hubby Chocolate fudge cake with chocolate swiss meringue icing,  Montreal Canadiens Logo.  Husband's favorite team.
  • Drum Birthday cake Fondant covered chocolate cake. Made for next door neighbour's son who is a drummer.
  • Retirement Cake Vanilla & chocolate cake iced in chcolate peppermint buttercream.  Covered in fondant
  • Christening Cake Vanilla cake with raspberry filling, chocolate icing inside.  Buttercream frosting outside with fondant petals.
  • Ann  Geddes themed cake Made a Ann Geddes inspiried baby shower cake.  Through in the Ewe" for fun.Flower pot, baby, ewe,cterpillars & hearts all...
  • Retirement Cake Made these figures from gumpaste. It is my husband sitting under a tree reading his favorite newspaper.  I "drew" on...
  • Cupcake Birthday Cake 1st attempt at a giant cupcake birthday cakeThree layers. One red velvet, one dark chococalte, one chocolate chocolate chip
  • Baby boy from gumpaste Made this a s a gift for a bridal shower
  • Birthday Cake Cake done for Mother-in-law's 90th Birthday
  • Wedding Topper Wedding topper made from gumpaste to resemble the bride & groom
  • Rubber Duckie in a Tub Duckie, Tub feet & Spout made from fondant/gumpaste mixtureTub "water" royal icing. Tub covering & Bubbles are from fondantHad lots...
  • Benjamin's Baby Shower Cake This was my first crack at a baby shower cake.  Did this for my niece in July /08.