textured buttercream

Buttercream Stripes

Buttercream has to be one of the most versatile decorating mediums around. You can spread it, and pipe it, model it, paint it, and of course, make stripes! One of my favourite techniques is Buttercream Stripes. There are so many different design options, and of course, you don’t even have to make stripes, you can use this technique to create any stencilled effect in any… Read More »Buttercream Stripes

Texturing Buttercream

If you are looking for realism and depth, you gotta add some texture. Its not as hard as it sounds, and it doesn’t even require expensive tools! Have a look around your kitchen or cake room, you probably have most of these already! Silicone Basting Brush Silicone basting brushes are food safe, easy to clean, and come in a variety of bristle styles. They are… Read More »Texturing Buttercream

Creating a Fairytale

There’s more to Buttercream than meets the eye. Did you know you can texture buttercream with an impression mat, just like fondant? Well you can! You can also mix your media, and add fondant, modelling chocolate, wafer paper, and a host of other edible mediums to your cake, to not just make a pretty cake, but to also tell a story. This week I released… Read More »Creating a Fairytale