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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

Countdown to Christmas (Part III)

Christmas Ideas

Today's the last day to get your holiday prep finished, and the last day of our countdown.  So let's take a look at our top four favorite Christmas ideas for 2009. {clockwise, starting at top left:} Tallow Berry Bulb from Land Rich. Vintage Jewelery Snow Globes from Well Worn. Flirty ... Continue Reading

Countdown to Christmas (Part II)

Christmas Ideas

Today we continue the countdown of our 12 favorite Christmas ideas from around the web.  They're  purple, they're pretty and they're definitely fabulous.  Let's take a look at #8 through #5. {clockwise, starting at top left:} Modern garland made from recycled paper, perfect for wrapping ... Continue Reading

Countdown to Christmas (Part I)

Christmas Ideas

In these last few days before Christmas, I thought I'd share with you my twelve favorite Christmas ideas from around the web.  So to start it off, today let's look at items #12 through #9. {clockwise, starting at top left:} Spice up your gift wrapping with creative ideas from Decor8 and ... Continue Reading

Playfully Unique Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies by Elini's

Take a look at these playful and unique Christmas Cookies by Eleni's.  They are quite possibly the most charming cookies I've ever seen.  The modern designs are crisp and clean but these cookies certainly don't take themselves too seriously.  Cookies should be fun and these babies definitely ... Continue Reading

Merry Christmas

This whimsical Santa cake is a new design I created for my husband's office Christmas party. Highlights of this 2-tiered cake include light pink buttercream icing with red and hot pink fondant stripes. A hand sculpted fondant Santa sits on the ledge overlooking his bag of presents while Rudolf ... Continue Reading


Winter Wonderland Cake

Winter Wonderland Wedding Cake | by Intricate Icings on

Today's feature is a winter wonderland with a cake as pristine as freshly fallen snow.  Inspired by Colorado winters, this design is elegant and timeless with a nod to current techniques such as wafer paper flowers and embossed texture.  Soft white and muted gray create an airy color scheme while ... Continue Reading

Glittering Deer Cake

Glittering Deer Silhouette Cake |  translating trends into cake designs | by Erica OBrien for

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, is back for the next post in our Trending series.  Join Erica as she goes from inspiration on Pinterest to cake concept and then the final cake design.  Today is all about silhouettes, specifically a glittering deer silhouette! I’ve always been a bit of a ... Continue Reading

Stencil-Painted Cookies

How to stencil-paint a cookie | Mistletoe Cookie Tutorial | by Robin Martin for

We're thrilled to welcome our newest contributor, Robin Martin of Gateaux Inc.!  Join Robin as she shares a new cookie project with a step-by-step tutorial. It’s the most wonderful time of the year…kids with rosy cheeks, snow-covered rooftops, presents under the tree, and cookies…aah, ... Continue Reading

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Pie Crust Cookies

Pie Crust Cookies | poppable pinwheels of cinnamon-sugar-coated pie crust | by Carrie Sellman for

Today I've partnered up with In The Raw® to bring you a favorite Sellman family recipe. We all have those family recipes - the ones that are made year after year, lovingly passed from one generation to the next - and scarfed down in about 3 seconds flat.  The ones that you'd throw down with ... Continue Reading