DIY: Vintage Butterfly Cake

Vintage Butterfly Cake | by Gateaux Inc.

Plain and simple, today's cake is an absolute stunner.  It captures the beauty of spring with a elegant vintage vibe.  An antiqued ecru-colored fondant is accented with black and white striped ribbons.  While fondant appliques resemble the pages of an old Entomology book, filled with beautiful ... Continue Reading

DIY : Easter Bunny Garden

Easter Bunny Garden | tutorial from Sweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers by Lynlee Beckett

Easter is just a few days away but there's still plenty of time for today's DIY.  Who can resist an adorable bunny tail, all fluffy and white?  Especially when it's ridiculously cute like today's featured tutorial!  This little cupcake garden is filled with whimsical fondant bunnies, frilly cabbage ... Continue Reading

How To Build a Cake Like a Pro

How to Build a Cake | split and fill like a pro | Great Cake Decorating by Erin Gardner on TheCakeBlog.com

Decorating a cake is sort of like solving a puzzle.  There are numerous pieces that have to come together, just so, for everything to align beautifully.  The process itself can be exciting, challenging and even a little exasperating at times.  But when the last piece is finally placed, you can step ... Continue Reading

DIY Easter Basket Cake

Easy Easter Basket Cake | a DIY by Carrie Sellman of TheCakeBlog.com

Okay friends, are you ready for new cake tutorial?  I'm starting to think I have a thing for Easter cakes.  You may have caught my Chocolate Bunny Cake from last week or my Speckled Egg Cake from last year.  Well, today I have another new springtime cake for you.  This time we're taking old-school ... Continue Reading

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How to Make Marshmallow Fondant

How to Make Marshmallow Fondant | with Jessica Harris & Craftsy

Have you ever made your own fondant?  What, you didn't know you could?!  Yes, you can make fondant, right at home with no special equipment other than a microwave, bowl and your own two hands.  If you tend to purchase pre-made fondant, the idea of making your own may sound daunting.  But it's truly ... Continue Reading

DIY : Chocolate Easter Bunny Cake

DIY Chocolate Easter Bunny Cake | Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Spring is officially here and little signs of growth and renewal are sprouting up everywhere.  Easter is just three weeks away and the white ceramic bunnies in my living room have been ready for weeks.  If you haven't noticed by now, I love holidays.  I love the planning, the decorating, the ... Continue Reading

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DIY: Surprise-Inside Ring Cake

Engagement Ring Suprise-Inside Cake | by Amanda Rettke, author of Suprise-Inside Cakes | on TheCakeBlog.com

Around here, we're kinda obsessed with pretty cakes.  Straight sides and smooth icing makes our heart jump a few beats, because from first glance you know that sweetness is just a slice away.  Your knife glides down through the frosting and a wedge of pure bliss is pulled out, destined for your ... Continue Reading

Wafer Paper Flower Cake

Wafer Paper Flower Cake | by Hey There, Cupcake!

LOVE.  It's funny how one word can say so much.  And when it comes to today's featured cake, this one word says it all.  From its simplistic beauty to the modern color scheme, there is just so much to love about this cake.  Crisp, extra tall tiers are covered in pristine white fondant, creating a ... Continue Reading

DIY Love Bug Cupcakes

DIY Love Bug Cupcakes for Valentine's Day | Step by Step Tutorial | by Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and that means it's time for some lovely new tutorials and inspiration!  Today's DIY is an idea that's been floating around in the back of my mind for three years now.... just waiting for me to give it a try.  Finally, this silly little idea is making it to ... Continue Reading

Metallic Chevron Cake

Metallic Chevron Cake | by Jessica Harris

We're starting off the week with a new cake design that is over-the-top fabulous.  Graphic prints are everywhere from our clothes to our home decor and of course, our cakes.  We've been loving on bold patterns for years now but it seems as though sleek, modern cakes just keep getting better.  ... Continue Reading