Cake Decorating, Fondant

Frida Kahlo Cinco de Mayo Cake

May 3, 2017

I am inspired by art and one of my favorite artists of all time is Frida Kahlo.  A Mexican self taught artist who spent most of her time painting herself after a near death accident, Frida expressed her emotion, showed her vulnerability and created a style that was uniquely her own in every painting.  I then thought, “what kind of cake would Frida want if she was alive?”  That’s when I started to brainstorm ideas for my Frida Kahlo Cinco de Mayo Cake. 

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Cake Decorating, Cakes

Modern Cake

April 25, 2017

With all of the different cake trends out there, I wanted to share how I achieve a watercolor look for a modern cake.  I am personally gravitating more towards this style since I love the idea of being surprised with the final look! If you’ve followed my cake journey, you’ve seen a few interpretations.  

This cake was donated to my friend Jen’s son’s school for an auction and the theme was red, gold and black.  Jen is not only super mom but she is also the co-owner of Mondays.  She and her partner Nina hand make some of the most beautiful pottery I’ve ever  seen.  Since their aesthetic is modern and abstract, I knew I wanted to create a cake to represent their style.

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Cake Decorating, Fondant

Disney Rapunzel Cake

April 4, 2017

Rapunzel! Rapunzel! Let down your hair! I am so excited to share how I made this Disney Rapunzel Cake! With all the hype on Belle from Beauty and the Beast, it’s nice to give another Disney Princess a little time in the spot light.

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