How to make the strings of the Basketball hoop cake.

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.

How to get Perfectly Straight Sides on your Cookies! Round, Square, or any shape!

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!

How to make Paint Your Own Cookies with Stamps!

  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!

Free Craftsy Classes and Craftsy Unlimited

  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

Conversation Heart Cookies the quick and easy way!

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!

My Favorite Tutorial Sites

I love to learn new techniques and try new things.  In order to do this, I used to travel around and take classes from all the people that you see competing on competitions on TV.  But this is very expensive and time consuming since you have to travel there, stay in a hotel, and pay for the class.  And usually each class is at least … Continue reading My Favorite Tutorial Sites