I thought I would start with the storm trooper. It to me was the most time consuming one, but as long as you have a steady hand and patience then you are just fine. I used the cookie cutter from Amazon If possible make the toppers for the cupcakes a few days before the party so they can harden slightly to hold their shape. If you … Continue reading Storm Trooper Cupcake Tutorial
I had a request for a tutorial on how to make my cupcake bouquets. So I figured I would make a table centerpiece with mine. If you are having a party, this is perfect for two reason, 1 your have a cute centerpiece and 2 you have a dessert all set up for the people at that table. Can’t get any better than that. And of … Continue reading Cupcake Bouquet Tutorial
After taking that structure class in Canada I was soon issued my first challenge. My middle son had an upcoming birthday and asked for a T-Rex that was standing. He wasn’t going to make it easy on me. So I had to figure out the structure that would support a 3D T-Rex! I ended up doing a structure somewhat close to the dog one that I … Continue reading 3D T-rex cake Tutorial
Have you ever struggled to get something to go around your cake in a straight line? If you have you know how difficult it can be. That is why I LOVE the Marvelous Mold silicone onlays. They are not only simple to use, but help you place it on your cake easily and in line. Here are some videos of how to show you how easy … Continue reading Chevron baby shower cake, Marvelous Mold onlay.
Basketball is a popular sport, so for cake decorators you will probably need to make a basketball cake at least a few times in your career. There are a lot of basketball designs you can do, but this one is super simple and looks more inpressive than just your 3D basketball. The cake actually is super simple to make, yet impressive. Let me show you … Continue reading How to make the strings of the Basketball hoop cake.
There is nothing more frustrating then baking your sugar cookie for a certain shape to have it come our imperfect. Yes there are tricks like chilling your dough before you bake them, or making a recipe that specifically doesn’t spread, but even with that they don’t come out perfectly. What I do works everytime, is quick and super simple! Here is what I use to … Continue reading How to get Perfectly Straight Sides on your Cookies! Round, Square, or any shape!
Paint Your Own Cookies are great for parties, teacher gifts, gifts for neighbors or really anytime! Who wouldn’t want to paint their own cookie and then eat it! But, people can be intimidated to make them if they aren’t a professional cookie decorator. But, with a few simple changes you can make them quickly and easily. Most paint your own cookies are: cookies with … Continue reading How to make Paint Your Own Cookies with Stamps!
I know I have mentioned before how much I love the Craftsy site and all of their classes, but I had to mention two more things about it! DID YOU KNOW THAT THEY HAVE SOME CLASSES FOR FREE? They aren’t as long as some of the regular ones, but there are quite a few in each crafting category and they are great. My favorite … Continue reading Free Craftsy Classes and Craftsy Unlimited
Who doesn’t love Conversation Heart Candy! Well how about making a cookie version for Valentines! And what if I told you you could make some in just a few minutes with the way I make them. I found some great cutter/embossers for making Conversation Heart Cookies. I love how the embosser is on the other side of the cutter so you can choose the thickness … Continue reading Conversation Heart Cookies the quick and easy way!
Running shoes happen to be my most popular cake that I make, probably since running has become such a popular sport/way to stay healthy. Recently I was asked to share details on how to make a shoe cake. Unfortunately, I didn’t take to many pictures during the process since I was so focused on it, but here are a few with descriptions on how I … Continue reading Running Shoe Cake Tutorial