This was my entry for the Silver Cakes competition at the 25th Anniversary of the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show. I got 2nd place and these are the people responsible for making the opportunity possible. This was only the second ribbon I received in these short 5 years of entering this competition. I was so … Continue reading 25 Years…a tribute to some fabulous human beings.
I was reminded this past week, as I was updating a website dedicated to cake decorating and sugar art classes, that my time to complete a competition piece is slowly dwindling down. On the Facebook group I belong to we discuss that very thing almost on a daily basis as other competitors talk about their … Continue reading Competition – The countdown has begun.
This cake decorating topic is about overlays and inlays. A very basic cake decorating and sugar art technique that has many possibilities. Instead of posting individual pictures I have included a power point presentation/video attached. Thank you for stopping by. Happy Caking! Suzanne
When I started this blog over 2 years ago the main purpose was to share my love of cake decorating and sugar art with others who were like-minded. As time has gone by it has become a little bit cake, a little bit sugar art and a little bit about myself. 🙂 One of the … Continue reading Inspiration – Seeking Ideas for Cake and Sugar Art Projects
April 27. 2017 One of the effects of depression and anxiety is loss of motivation or desire. This can spill over into everything that a person does. Something simple as making a decision on what to eat for dinner can seem overwhelming when it never did before. I have been involved in cake decorating and … Continue reading Music that Inspires – Finding creativity
Today's post is going to be a power point video with some basic information about cake decorating and sugar art. Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend! Happy caking! Suzanne
Days of Sharing – ICES (International Cake Exploration Societé) I have found that some of the best ways to meet other cake & sugar art minded people is by attending a class in person. Granted some classes are rather costly, especially if you have to factor in transportation, hotel, and food on top of the … Continue reading Opportunities to Learn – Days of Sharing
Good afternoon fellow cakers and sugar art makers, Today's topic is a basic element in creating beautiful sugar flowers- the wire. Instead of writing and posting a bunch of different pictures to go along with I made a very short informational video (still learning how to perfect this medium as I go along, so bear … Continue reading Spring is Here! Flower Basics – Wire
Begin with the end in Mind Cake decorating and sugar art are great creative outlets. You don’t have to be an amazing artist to create something that your family or friends will love to receive from you. It could be a simple batch of cupcakes with a swirl of icing on top and a few … Continue reading Begin with the end in Mind
I love learning new things and gaining knowledge. Whether its reading about people, places or things. Watching cooking shows on cable or finding great cake decorating tutorials on YouTube. I've always believed that in order to grow to who we want to become you must continually learn and never stop. So one of things I … Continue reading Not a Traditional American Buttercream