Tag Archives: cake decoration

Cakespiration: Shoe decoration

You can find inspiration for cakes everywhere.  My friend Simone has the cutest pair of pumps with this ruffle design and a flash of silver. I can definitely see this effect being used on the celebration cake. I’m going to … Continue reading

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You can’t keep a great cake maker down

I read this story in the news and Kaylyn McGuyrt has totally inspired me. After an ATV accident and losing her arm, right-handed  Kaylyn McGuyrt thought her career as a Cake Decorator was over over.  Seven months after her accident, … Continue reading

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Cakespiration -Feathers

There are so many amazing places for you to find inspiration for a cake.  I went to an events venue recently, where I saw this beauty arrangement of feathers.  I like the way that the colours sit so well together.  … Continue reading

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Word of mouth

It made me smile to receive a cake enquiry this morning. Under the’ how did you hear about us?’ category, the person typed ‘word of mouth’. Now isn’t that the best form of recommendation for a cake maker? – Feeling … Continue reading

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Cover Girl

If you are a cake maker or decorator, are you a ‘cover girl?’(Of course, I shouldn’t be so sexist, but you will catch my drift, shortly). I know that people in the cake world either strongly agree or disagree with … Continue reading

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In praise of sprinkles

Those little dots of colour bring us so much fun and joy. ‘Sprinkling’ is probably the first job you allow your little ones to do, when you bake with them, this is because you can’t go wrong with sprinkles…A light … Continue reading

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Make way for the littlest sugarcrafter

Some afternoons when I’m working on a cake, I sometimes have a little company. She has her own little workboard and rolling pin… She’s only five, but my Phoebe is getting quite creative with her sugarcraft.

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