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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Liking a Honda Odyssey and Chainsaw Carving

It was in July, our Kia Rondo engine just made a loud bang and gave off lots of smoke while we are on the road (riding upwards on a hill). It continued to drive us on top and to a nearby gas station. Bummer that it happened on our way to a Bible conference. We did not get the bad news right away. My husband suspected it was probably the timing belt but it was not.

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We got home immediately… read more »

Kids Birthday Cakes 2014

Hi everyone! It’s been a while I haven’t updated my blog. It’s been a full schedule for me here. We had to go to the hospital, celebrate kids birthdays, and more doctor appointments.

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This is little G’s birthday cake.

Not a good combination of events for me huh? As I said, it was full and I’m glad we survived them all. I will skip the news about the hospital and doctor appointment for now. As I promised in my previous… read more »

3rd and 4th Class Update on Wilton Cake Design Course (2)

I finished my Wilton cake design course 2, two days after Memorial day. During our third class, we practiced to make lilies, wilton rose, daffodils and violets in royal icing. I only finished 8 flowers during the third class. The 2 hours seem to gone by so quickly. The instructor has to go fast as she has to introduce more techniques.

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I’m glad my royal icing were not in very stiff consistency. I’m glad to hear from my instructor that… read more »

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Mel-blog-author Mel is the Mom to two boys. She started blogging since 2008 and loves to take pictures, read and write. She's been writing about her adventures on homemaking, art crafts and more. She does product review and giveaways.

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