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    Cake Decorating Ideas & Tips

    Our favorite cake designs, decorations, projects, and techniques - including Craftsy-exclusive tutorials you can't find anywhere else!

    Cake Decorating Ideas & Tips

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    Whip that cake into shape! Get two easy recipes for making edible glue — great for adding glitter, pearls, appliqués and more to your cake designs.

    Holiday shopping made easy! Find our Top 10 gift ideas for the cake decorator on your list. Whether their goal is to make memorable cakes for family and friends or to parlay their passion into a professional career, here are the best gifts for every level and style of cake decorating.

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    It's Day 3 of our Quilt-A-Day Giveaway, and another gorgeous design is up for grabs. Have you entered to win yet?

    It's Day 2 of our Quilt-A-Day Giveaway, and another gorgeous design is up for grabs. Have you entered to win yet?

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    Learn carving and decorating skills to make sensational, spherical cakes simple. Create the perfect cakes for anyone who loves sports or fun in the sun.

    Want to swap more than just stories this holiday season? Shop huge savings on all online cake decorating classes and share your new skills with those you love the most! Find a class that's right, at the perfect price, and craft moments you'll remember forever.

    If you're tired of traditional piping techniques, this crochet cake tutorial is for you! Find out how to recreate the look of crochet in buttercream, and delight the crocheter in your life with the most memorable cake ever!

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    Edible lace is a highly sought-after technique all cake artists should have in their repertoire of offerings. Get helpful tips for working with edible lace for cakes, and find out about three different techniques you can use to achieve this timeless look.

    These gorgeous birdcage cupcakes would make perfect bridal shower or wedding day sweets. The best part is, they're surprisingly easy to make. Just follow along with this simple step-by-step tutorial to learn how.

    All cake decorating supplies are on sale on Craftsy — today only! Shop before the end of the day, 11/8, and save on everything you need to do what you love.

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    Picture this: you’re measuring out your ingredients before embarking on a cooking or baking adventure, but when you get to the bag of brown sugar, it appears to have hardened into a solid, rock-like substance. Chances are, if you’re a frequent baker, you’ve found yourself in this situation. But can this problem be remedied? Happily, the answer is yes--there are a few tried and true tricks to bring brown sugar back to life.

    They're all are dreamy and delicious, but do you know the ingredients and best uses of these six types of buttercream? Find out today, and enjoy some frosting fun!

    Win a class and custom supply box for you and a friend! Show your thanks and share your passion for crafting with our Spread the Creativity Giveaway.

    News of the day! Winner #4 of the Making Made Easy Giveaway has been selected. Plus, get a preview of fun November freebies.

    You'll be the MVP of your next game day celebration with this fun (and easy!) no-carve football cake. Get the step-by-step instructions here.

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    This year, give handmade, heartfelt gifts that your loved ones will remember forever. You can learn the exciting techniques and essential skills you need to spread a special kind of joy with our online classes — now 50% off for a limited time!

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    Glam up ordinary sugar cookies with elegant brush embroidery. This technique may look intimidating, but we promise — it's actually surprisingly simple! Give it a try today with this step-by-step tutorial.

    Tea-riffic is an understatement! Featuring 27 pages of tips and tutorials from the experts at Juniper Cakery, this free downloadable guide is the perfect way to learn how to decorate cookies with royal icing.