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Wilton Cake decorating Course 3 – 4th day Update

I have fond memories when I took the course 3 classes in Wilton cake decorating. I love that the flowers I made with gumpaste really turned out what I want them to be. For some reason, it’s easy to manipulate gum paste than butter cream. I learned that it really helps that you will be able to make many flowers after you take each day of the class.


Here’s the final cake I made in the course 3 class.


I… read more »

Halloween and wedding cakes in Bilo

My kids and I had a nice walk downtown the other day. We went to our local Bilo grocery store and found some new cake creations. We found colorful and interesting cakes with Halloween and Wedding themes.


They just had a new cake decorator and it’s nice to see tall cakes in their store which we don’t see more often in the other months.


This is their nice tall wedding cake in three tiers. It’s nice to see lots of… read more »

Great New Ideas to Showcase Your Blossoming Patriotism

When it’s a chance to show just how much you love USA, you need to be more creative than your neighbors and friends, to completely show them who’s the most patriotic. But just how do you show your patriotism? There are many holidays where it’s completely essential to get the Red and White, and Blue out or higher all over the place, like July 4, Labor Day, Memorial Day, and even Thanksgiving. These are the holidays that are probably the… read more »

Course 4 Wilton Cake decorating – 1st and 2nd day Update

I really enjoyed taking this course the most out of the 4 Wilton Cake decorating classes. It was about Advanced Gum Paste Flowers where I learned how to create delicate and lifelike flowers.


Michaels in Lakewood NY offered it last month and they are offering it again this month for those who live near the area and wants to take this class.


On the first Wednesday class, I learned how to wrap a florist wire with a florist tape. It’s… read more »

Five Great Ways to Transform a Shirt for Summer

Some people enjoy a lot of talent when it comes to creating something new out of another item. Those people have a skill that can make intimidating projects look easy. For others, however, the three letters “DIY” can strike fear in their hearts. If you fall into the second category, rather than the first, don’t despair. You could try designing your read more »

Wilton Cake decorating Course 3 – 1st and 2nd Day Update

I took the course 3 Wilton cake decorating classes in July. It’s about Fondant and Gum paste and how to apply them to create shapes, borders and flowers. I took it in Michaels in Lakewood, NY. They arranged four Wednesdays with 2 hours each to complete this class. They arranged it that way so that you have time to practice the techniques at home every 6 days.


This is the finished Calla Lilies I made after I learned how to… read more »

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