Rustic Buttercream Technique Tutorial


    Its true!  I’m finally finished with this little tutorial that I promised to you all several weeks ago.  Thankfully, unlike the actual making of this tutorial, this technique is quite fast and easy.  Here is a short list of things you’ll need to cover a cake in rustic horizontal lines: Chilled, stacked, filled […]

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For Cecelia


I just celebrated 12 years of marriage yesterday to my soulmate and best friend.  I remember very fondly planning every detail of our big day while being completely lovesick with my brown eyed surfer.  Believe it or not, the oversight in our wedding planning was in fact, the wedding cake.  At this point, making and […]

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Bow and Stripes Cake


  Some days inspiration can appear in odd ways.  While browsing Etsy for baby girl gifts, I stumbled upon quite possibly THE most adorable pair of little girl shoes.  They were natural colored canvas with blue striping and the toes adorned with a cluster of flowers.  After daydreaming for a few minutes on how much […]

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Ruffle Cupcake Topper Tutorial

Fondant Flinger Ruffle Cupcake Topper Tutorial

Its Tuesday!  Nothing very incredibly special about this day whatsoever except that I’ve decided to do a free tutorial!  How exciting is that?!  We’ll call it “Terrific Tutorial Tuesday” to add a bit of flair to it. Just a rather simple tutorial with very few tools.  Here is what you’ll need: Round Cutters X-acto blade […]

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Shipping A Cake


      What happens when your friend lives states away and is having a baby shower for her FIRST baby?!  Why, ship her a baby shower cake, of course!  And that’s just what happened.  Back on Kodiak, I met Astrid who over the years became not only my best customer but also a dear […]

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Review: Cake Design Made Simple – with Rachael Teufel


Rachael Teufel of Intricate Icings has been one of my cake idols for longer than I can remember.  Her approach to cakes using inspiration from fabrics has much aligned with my own designing techniques.  I constantly find myself watching her page for the latest gorgeous creations.  I wanted to dance for joy when I found […]

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Pale Green and Purple wedding cake

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Peony Wedding Cake



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Welcoming Spring Cake and Grass Ruffle Tutorial

Kristy Flower Cake

As featured on Half Baked – the Cake Blog (, its the “Welcoming Spring Cake”!  Maybe you could have guessed but I LOVE color and texture and a chance to combine the two?  WOO!  I get excited just thinking about it.  I don’t often get the chance to play with buttercream textures but when I do, […]

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