DIY: Cupcake Liner Witch Hats

{super easy} Cupcake Liner Witch Hats  | by Carrie Sellman  |

I generally have a rule about rushing the season... that is, I try not to.  But Halloween has been in the stores for so long now that it's starting to go on clearance.  So today, I'm officially kicking off the Halloween season here on The Cake Blog!  And what better way to start things off than with ... Continue Reading

Fab Cake Friday: The Pastry Studio

Teal & Black Wedding Cake by The Pastry Studio

It's Friday again!  My favorite thing about Friday is featuring an edible work of art from a talented cake designer.  I could look and search through cake designs for hours!  A few weeks ago I got a quick note on our Facebook Page from The Pastry Studio. I was familiar with The Pastry Studio from ... Continue Reading

Merry Christmas!

Christmas Cake with Santa and Reindeer

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas! I will be signing off for a few days to spend time with my family. But don't worry, I will be back after Christmas with a few party ideas to get you ready for New Years Eve.  May your holiday season be full of love, joy and laughter... and many, many sweet ... Continue Reading

Fabulous Cake Friday: Superfine Bakery

Macaroon Cake by Superfine Bakery

It's Friday again and it's time for another Fabulous Cake!  Today's stunning creation plays on the hot macaron trend.  Everywhere I look, I see macarons lately!!  Well this cake takes macarons to a whole new level.  This sleek design was created by Andrea Boudewijn, the talented cake artist behind ... Continue Reading

Happy Thanksgiving!


Today we take a moment to pause and reflect on all of the many blessings in our lives.  Personally, I am thankful for my family, friends and our sweet new baby girl.  I'm also incredibly thankful to have the opportunity to share my love of cake and parties with all of you.  To the creative ... Continue Reading

Fabulous Cake Friday: Pink Cake Box


I honestly cannot believe it's Friday already.  This week has just flown by!  I know the posts this week have been a little sparse.  Getting ready for holiday company and taking care of a newborn doesn't leave much time for blogging.  I know - no excuses!  Whatever the case, I couldn't let Friday go ... Continue Reading


Bewitching Treats

Witch Cake, Cupcakes and Cookies for Halloween

Flying on broomsticks and cackling in the night, witches have long been associated with Halloween.  Superstitions about witches casting spells and creating magical mischief only adds to the thrill of Halloween night.  And who wouldn't be thrilled to enjoy one of these bewitching ... Continue Reading

Guest Post: DIY Cake Plate Ruffle

The Celebration Shoppe Candy Corn Collection Cake

Hi! My name is Kim Byers and I’m the owner and creative director of The Celebration Shoppe.  I’m so excited that Carrie asked me to be a guest blogger while she takes some time off to enjoy her new little bundle! And since Carrie is all about the cake {wink}, I thought I would show you a simple ... Continue Reading

Sweet Easter Desserts

Sweet Easter Desserts

Last week we started to get ready for Easter with a casual Easter brunch menu, a creative tablescape and some sparking cocktails.  But a celebration wouldn't be complete without something sweet.  So today, we take a look at some Easter desserts that are both delightful and delicious.   All of the ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

Merry Christmas

Modern Christmas Cake

Merry Christmas!  May you have a wonderful holiday season filled with family, friends, laughter and an abundance of sweet treats. Since it is Christmas, I thought I'd share a cake design of my own today.  This three tiered grey and red design features light grey buttercream with fondant dots, a ... Continue Reading