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 […]
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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 […]
I love developing new decorating ideas…it’s very rewarding and satisfying. These particular Easter egg cookies were designed so they could be easily decorated by everyone, no matter what their skill level or age. ‘Have a go’ cookie decorating activity Last weekend I had the great privilege of being invited to run a ‘have a go’ table at […]
Creating unique sugar snowflakes is a wonderfully absorbing and fun activity for a winters afternoon. I love the way dreaming up new variations stretches my creativity and makes me think. After all, we’ve all been led to believe that every snowflake is different, each one a unique crystalline art form. To me, it seems only […]
“Ways of creating textures in sugarpaste please” is one of the most recent requests I have received from my students. There are, of course, countless ways to do this. I always like to throw something new into the mix, so decided to experiment using cutters and this blog is all about the 3-dimensional textures and […]
‘Tips for recreating your beautiful sugar embroidery patterns please’, is a request I have received a few times recently. Many people seems to love my ‘Fair Isle & Beyond’ set of mini cakes – they have even bought the embroidery grid embosser so they can have a go… BUT it seems some people get a […]