DIY: Spooky Splatter Halloween

Spooky Splatter Halloween Cake  |  A DIY by Erin Gardner  |  TheCakeBlog.com

It's time for a spooktacular new tutorial from our contributor, Erin Gardner, owner of Wild Orchid Baking Company!  She's teaching us how to make a spooky splatter cake perfect for Halloween.  With the help of a $1 spray bottle, Erin creates an airbrush look that's inexpensive and totally achievable ... Continue Reading

DIY: Revitalize Your Kitchen Canisters

DIY Etched Glass Kitchen Cansiters  |  an easy kitchen upgrade  |  TheCakeBlog.com

If you're like me, you spend a whole lot of time in your kitchen.  So I've partnered up with The Home Depot to help you revitalize and redesign your favorite room.  Today's post is all about creating a dreamy new kitchen perfect for baking! If you've been following along, you may remember that we ... Continue Reading

DIY: Stenciled Lace Tutorial

Stenciled Lace Cake Tutorial  |  by Gateaux Inc  |  TheCakeBlog.com

It's Friday and we have a fabulous new tutorial for you!  It's a follow up to yesterday's Alencon Lace Cake and let's just say that it's more than a little dreamy.  Robin Martin, owner of Gateaux Inc., is sharing the secrets behind her incredible lace in a full step-by-step tutorial.  Her approach ... Continue Reading

Extreme Cakeover : DIY Makeup Bag

Extreme Cakeover |  Make Fabulous Cakes from Store-Bought Ingredients |  TheCakeBlog.com

Today's post is a two-parter.  First, we're celebrating a huge accomplishment by some of our talented cake friends.  And second, we're sharing a fabulous new tutorial for you to try at home! Many of you are familiar with Rick and Sasha Reichart, owners of cakelava, in Oahu, Hawaii.  We've ... Continue Reading

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DIY Rainbow Petal Cake

DIY Rainbow Petal Cake  |  by Kate Wagner  |  TheCakeBlog.com

You may have seen the DIY Rainbow Sprinkle Cake that we featured last fall.  Just possibly.  Maybe?  As it made its way around Pinterest and back.  In case you missed it, let's just say it was absolutely fabulous and one of the top posts from 2012!  So needless to say, we're quite excited because ... Continue Reading

DIY: Birthday Candles Cake

DIY Birthday Candles Cake | by Miso Bakes  |  TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is here with a new tutorial... "I will leave the decoration up to you." "You can do whatever you would like." I bet most of us have a love-hate relationship with the statements above. I know I do. A part of me gets excited because I can finally ... Continue Reading

Creative Process : Watercolor

Watercolor Cake by AK Cake Design  |  TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Allison Kelleher of AK Cake Design, is sharing a peek at her creative process as she explores watercolor on cake...   Lately, I’ve been playing around with ‘watercolor’ painting – the traditional technique – very much like you would do on paper – but without paper or ... Continue Reading

DIY: Bowtie & Mustache Cake

DIY Bowtie & Mustache Cake for Father's Day | by Miso Bakes | TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is here with a new tutorial just in time for Father's Day Father's Day is this weekend and I have a really simple and easy cake design to share with all of you...  a Mustache & Bowtie Cake! BOWTIE & MUSTACHE CAKE a DIY by Miso ... Continue Reading

Sugar Ranunculus by Petalsweet

Sugar Ranunculus by Petalsweet  |  TheCakeBlog.com

You know it's going to be a good day when the talented Jacqueline Butler of Petalsweet stops by!  Jacqueline is an award-winning sugar artist, well known and loved for her meticulous sugar flowers.  We were honored to have Jacqueline join us last winter with this sugar flower tutorial.  And we're ... Continue Reading

DIY: Celery Stamp Rose Cake

DIY Celery Stamp Rose Cake by Wild Orchid Baking Co  |  TheCakeBlog.com

We're excited to welcome our newest contributor, Erin Gardner, owner of Wild Orchid Baking Company!  She's here today with her first of many tutorials to help you achieve more with less.  Gorgeous cakes using creative techniques! I’ve always believed that great cake decorating doesn’t have ... Continue Reading