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Don’t you love it when the end product looks great?  I am not one person to stick strictly to drafts or sketches.  I usually go with the flow. I may change the way things look last minute.  And still love the end result. I knew it had to be purple – or a shade thereof …
Are you one of those who have a FB account just because?  You want to know what your kids are up to… You want to be updated as to what is happening within your circle of friends or family…. AND you never post anything about yourself.  Thats me!  Or should I say that WAS me. …
Dhalia yellow
As a novice at this craft, I have gone through trials and “tribulations”, ok probably not the right words but definitely challenges.  All adds up to the learning experience and much more fun if they are through your own mistakes. Learn much faster that way.  So, what is good gum or flower paste?.  Why is …
mud cake
Over the last few weeks, I have been trying several chocolate mud cake recipe – using the same brand of cocoa powder and chocolate.  Each time I tried a recipe, I thought, yeah, that is alright.  BUT… when I made a batch using the recipe I found on the Cakepaperparty website www.cakepaperparty.com, I can now confirmed that …
Slowly adding to my repertoire. Another wedding coming up in May. I now live and breathe wedding cakes, looking for inspiration on the internet, books, magazines, nature, wrapping papers, clothes… you name it, I have my eyes on it.  As the colour theme is purple (no it is lilac, no…mauve, or is it aubergine or …
cake tin
to line your cake tin? We know that we need to choose and prepare the cake tin well in advance before making the mixture.  My cake decorating instructor agreed BUT (always a but..) she said that you should only prepare the baking paper first – that means only cutting to size.  Very interesting.  According to …
rose
Dead wrong!  There are many ways to create a rose cone or bud (depending on which method you follow). It is the most important foundation, the first step to make a rose and how much ‘life’ is created or given. Many of us know the ‘standard’ way as we may be taught that way or we …
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