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Wicked Red Fondant High Heel Shoe

This tutorial video will show separate methods to creating the high heel, one I mould the heel myself and one is a pre-made mould, either method will give you a brilliant high heel shoe.

 

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Primrose Garden Tufted Heart on a Sugar Cookie

I was playing around with scratch piping primroses when this idea for scratch piping primroses on a tufted open heart popped into my head. Primroses have heart shaped petals that matched my tufted heart.

 

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Take Your Sugar Roses to the Ultimate Level with Wired Petals

To achieve a realistic fully open rose I will show you how to wire the last 7 to 9  petals on your open rose. I have found by wiring the petals the rose is not only a realistic, but is stronger and easier to handle.

 

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Elevate Your Royal Icing Decorating Techniques

With the summer wedding season in “full bloom” I thought it would be apropos to share this elegant wedding cake. Completely decorated using royal icing techniques: Combining delicate oriental string work, brush embroidery and piping gel filigree takes this...

Under The Sea Octopus Cookie

Last weekend I was asked to make the cookies for an under the sea baby shower. The mother to be loves octopuses, the entire nursery is wonderfully painted with ocean theme and several octopuses. I took some photos of the room and then went back to my studio and began...

Cute Seahorse Cookies with Royal Icing Scales

I rarely decorate animal shaped cookies, but while I was working on another project (coming soon) I came across a seahorse image on google. Ideas seemed to flood from my brain, so I went on a quest to find the perfect seahorse cookie cutter. Supplies needed for this...

Summer Flower Paste Daisies

Daisies are the perfect flower to add to any cake, although they are simple flowers when added to roses, gardenias, or peonies they add a delightful touch without over powering the centre flower! Placed in a platter with some flower paste rocks and you have a fun...

4th of July Sugar Cookies

A fun, brightly colored red, white, and blue flag piped on a sugar cookie with a fondant base to keep the cookie soft under the royal icing. These cookies use two royal icing methods: A wet on wet and a tufted billow effect. The delicious cocktail roses may piped in...

Royal Icing Pressure Piping Cameo Cookies

My grandmother hand the most beautiful brooches, I remember as child her allowing me to wear them when I visited! Prior to her passing away she gave me her collection. I found myself looking through them and thinking how lovely a royal icing cameo would look on a...

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Elevate Your Royal Icing Decorating Techniques

With the summer wedding season in “full bloom” I thought it would be apropos to share this elegant wedding cake. Completely decorated using royal icing techniques: Combining delicate oriental string work, brush embroidery and piping gel filigree takes this...

Cherry Blossom Trees Piped On A Cookie

As most of you know my daughter graduated (Magna Cum Laude) from The George Washington University the second week of May. During her fours year in D.C. I had the opportunity to go to the Tidal Basin in full cherry blossom bloom, besides the aroma, the plethora of...

Advanced Brush Embroidery Bridal Cookies

I love creating bridal/ wedding cookies, and a last weekend I designed these for a client who wanted sugar cookies that where inspired by the elements of her wedding. The grown had beautiful lace roses on a lovely blush pink dress. My first thought was brush...

Hand Painted Tulip Cookies

I painted these cookies a few days ago to give to a friend of mine. She has been beyond helpful while  I have had pneumonia (my husband has been out of town on business). She adores parrot tulips, almost as much as I do. Decorated cookies is an awesome and yummy way...

Fashion Inspired Buttercream

Buttercream is not only delicious it is a wonderful medium for fashion ruffles on cakes and cupcakes. Buttercream ruffle entices your eyes to dance, the anticipation of that first bite becomes overwhelming. You begin to fell like a “kid in a candy store,” once you...

Oriental String Work Birthday Cake

I have been blessed with a wonderful family, my husband and beautiful daughter. Although we are small in numbers we are mighty in strength! The past 6 months we have gone through some tough hurdles, but we, as a unit, conquered the worst! Now that we have come through...

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