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Discover posts to inspire and excite you... News, insights, sneaky peaks from behind the scenes, delicious tried and tested cake recipes, cake decorating video tutorials etc... Lindy also regularity shares her thoughts, ideas and knowledge with you, exploring topics such as success and creativity. What will you discover?
I have a question for you…what colour are the stripes on this cap? I’m asking because this is an ongoing discussion in my household. Now, I see orange but I’m told, in no uncertain terms, it’s pink – REALLY!!! In the sugarcraft world, I’m known for my use of colour, colour is my speciality. I’ve […]Read More
In sugarcraft, painting with cocoa butter is a relatively new technique. It certainly wasn’t around when I wrote my best-selling ‘Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible’ 10 years ago. However, I wish it had been! It’s a fabulous technique and for me, at least, it is now my favourite way of painting on cakes and cookies. I […]Read More
I often use honey in my baking but have never given much thought to where this honey comes from…until now! So what have I learnt? Well, let me share some of the fascinating facts about honeybees that I’ve discovered. Honey fact: Did you know that to produce a pound jar of honey, honeybees have to […]Read More
As regular readers of this blog know, I don’t just write about cakes and cake decorating. This world we live in is a fascinating, inspiring place and by sharing what intrigues me, I hope in turn will inspire you. ‘C is not just for cake’ was a short speech I presented yesterday at my local Toastmasters club meeting. […]Read More
Harry the Hare in his edible wildflower meadow is a cake design that I am immensely pleased with. My original idea was to create an Easter bunny amongst grass searching for decorated Easter eggs. However, the timing wasn’t quite right. My cake was being published in a magazine just days before Easter and so I was asked […]Read More
Searching for answers is part of the human condition. We are constantly searching for answers…answers to satisfy our curiosity, to help us improve and solve our problems. Answers that make our lives easier and more fulfilled. Answers that help us enrich the world in which we live etc. As an author and cake decorator, I […]Read More
I adore using pretty mandala stencils, they are so easy and effective to use, yet therapeutic at the same time. I believe I first became properly aware of mandala designs when I was researching my early doodle cakes. This discovery, I am sure, influenced me when I created my Colourful Mandala Cake Design Project for Cake Decoration […]Read More
Last week I revealed some exciting news, the launch of Facebook Supporters – a project I am helping to pilot for Facebook. This project has got me thinking about how important it is that artists and creators everywhere are given the support and freedom they need to do what they do best. So much so, that I […]Read More