Happy Halloween!

Grim Reaper Halloween Cake

Happy Halloween!  Today is a day for thrills and chills as the ghosts, goblins and ghouls make their appearance.  I thought we'd take a moment to enjoy this hauntingly fun day with something a little different.  Frightfully eerie with his long, black hooded cloak and his pale skeletal figure, this ... Continue Reading

Halloween Round Up

Black & White Wicked Witch Halloween Ideas

Halloween is almost upon us!  I'm sure there will be great sights and frights over the weekend, as little ghosts and goblins start to appear.  So I thought we'd wrap up with week with some of my favorite Halloween sweets, styles and treats for the year.  From gothic glam to wicked fun and ... Continue Reading

DIY: Halloween Cupcake Centerpiece

DIY Halloween Centerpiece

Well hello there again everyone!  This is Jessica Kirkland from Pen N' Paperflowers Studio and Design... back for another little bit of guest blogging for Carrie here at Half Baked.  (You might remember the needle felted acorn tutorial I shared here last Fall?) I'm honored to have been asked by ... Continue Reading

Bewitching Halloween Cake

Bewitching Modern Halloween Cake

With Halloween right around the corner, we're kicking it into high gear for the next few days with some frightfully fun features!  Starting today with a Bewitching Dessert Table, shared with us by Paula of Frog Prince Paperie.  This enchanting display features one wickedly modern Halloween cake!!  ... Continue Reading

Online Cake Decorating Class

BRIDES Magazine Feature!

Chevron Cake for BRIDES Magazine by Carrie Sellman for Half Baked - The Cake Blog

Today is one of those rare occasions... when I share one of my own cake designs.  I primarily write about cake now, but occasionally I get the opportunity to design something new.  I've been dying to post this for months, but I had to see it with my own eyes first!  I am tremendously honored to have ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Cake Trios (Part III)

Heavenly Buttecream Cake Trio

This week we've been exploring a current cake trend for 2011, cake trios!  When it comes to styling a display, everything simply looks better when grouped in threes.  Cake included!  Three individual cakes, each uniquely designed, arranged together in one cohesive display.  Varying heights, textures ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Cake Trios (Part II)

Shades of Mocha Cake Trio

Yesterday, we introduced you to a current cake trend for 2011... cake trios.  Three individual cakes, each with their own design, working together to create a perfect display of cake harmony!  Varying heights, textures and techniques are unified by a common thread to create one cohesive display.  ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Cake Trios

Peaches & Cream Cake Trio by Lael Cakes  |  TheCakeBlog.com

When it comes to styling a display, three is the magic number.  Everything just simply looks better when grouped in threes.  Perhaps it's the balance created when three unique objects are arranged together in one cohesive display.  And when it comes to cake...  if one is good and two is better, then ... Continue Reading

Giveaway: Custom Photo Canvas

Photo Canvas Giveway

**** Winner Update: This giveaway is now closed.  Our lucky winner is... Nicole who said "I would put onto canvas a picture of my daughter that we took this weekend sitting in the grass looking up into the sky." on October 17th, 2011 at 9:54 pm.  Congratulations Nicole!  We hope you love your ... Continue Reading

Birds & Billy Balls Cake

Billy Balls and Birds Cake

The  moment I saw this cake, I was smitten.  It's not hard to see why... this crisp and clean design wooed me with its simple elegance.  I've always been a fan of the less-is-more school of thought.  And when a fresh white background meets soft natural elements like billy balls and branches, you ... Continue Reading