DIY: Monster Eye Cake

DIY Monster Eye Cake  | by Carrie Sellman  |  TheCakeBlog.com

It's Friday and the month of October is in full swing.  Which can only mean one thing.  It's time for some silly Halloween fun!  I have a new DIY for you today and it could not be simpler.  Seriously, this little cake project is for anyone and everyone.  Bakers of all skill levels and ages can join ... Continue Reading

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

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

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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

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

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