Brenda Walton
Craftsy Instructor

Fredericksburg, VA

Brenda's love of fondant and sugar art began while making her daughter's first birthday cake in 2010. Less than a year later, she started her business, Sugar High, Inc. Brenda's focus soon shifted from making cakes to creating fondant cake and cupcake toppers. Brenda's heart goes into each little character and creation and she travels all over the country to share her passion and techniques for working with fondant.

Brenda's Craftsy Classes


Custom Cake Toppers: Step by Step

Discover how to make cake toppers that are absolutely adorable with fondant pro Brenda Walton's tips for achieving her signature sweet faces, precise fondant measurements and more. Start by making a groom topper with tailored pants, a four-button jacket, a bow tie and a boutonnière. Bring his bride to life with a ruffled gown, bejeweled bodice and beautiful bouquet. Make a lovable grandma holding a cake she's ready to serve and a jovial grandpa wearing comfortable khakis and a dress shirt. Create a daydreaming little girl with a fun sash and frilled accents on her dress. Plus, learn how Brenda makes her figures even more impressive with shading and painted details. Add personalized toppers to your cakes and show guests of honor just how special they are.

$19.99 $39.99


Too-Cute Toppers!

Master six fondant animal cake toppers that always receive rave reviews! Enjoy expert instruction from cake decorator and popular instructor Brenda Walton as you warm up by building a secure and decorative foundation for your cakes. Then, dive into the main event as Brenda walks you through each step of creating trendy owl toppers, a snow boy and girl and a cute giraffe, complete with a frilled mane and a swishing tail. Brenda even shares tricks for elevating your topper skills when you make an adorable bathing bunny scene boasting a curved shower head and falling water! Plus, find out how to add special finishing touches to each of your toppers, from textured owl's nests and flowers to a festive Christmas tree and even bath toys for your bathing bunny.

$19.99 $39.99

What's New

Sep 14, 2014
Hi my friends! I wanted to share with you that I have some new Bakedrops designs up in my online shop! What is a Bakedrop you ask? They are my line of vinyl photography backgrounds you can use when taking photos of all your baked goods! Use them to give your cakes, cupcakes, cookies, toppers, etc...that "finished and professional" look. The standard size is 3ft wide by 4ft long and are made with durable vinyl and can be easily cleaned up using soap and water. They are printed with Eco-Solvent ink and are made to last for years! They can be found in my online shop at and remember, if you have bought one and used it please ALWAYS feel free to share your photo on my Facebook page as I would LOVE to see your beautiful creations and also so that your photo may get chosen to be highlighted and shared for all to see!! xoxo
Jul 15, 2014
Hi ALL! My new book "Sugar High presents Cute and Easy Cake Toppers" is now available on or you can get a signed copy of my book by visiting my online shop at I take you through how to create 17 different fondant animals perfect for several occasions! As always I have created easy step by step instructions and photos to help guide you through all of the projects! I hope you enjoy! xoxo, Brenda
Jun 30, 2014
Hi All! I am so happy you all have been enjoying my class. I have put together a list of products that I recommend and use on a regular basis (to include the tools in this class) on my website. I am a huge shopper! haha Here is a link for you to visit my site and just go to the "Products I LOVE" section. I hope this helps as several have asked. Thank you all again so much and please let me know if I can be of any help! xoxo, B

Brenda's Projects

The Happy Couple
Boy Giraffe
Girl Giraffe
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