Boost your decorating skills and business prowess alongside cake designer Chrissie Boon! Kick things off by learning to carve simple yet gorgeous box and gift bag cakes with embellishments you can tailor to your client's budget. Move on to creating a toy box cake that's easy to upgrade with customized cake boards, hand-modeled teddy bears and other fun items. Need a design with some feminine flair? Learn simple techniques for beautiful cakes with hand-painted flowers and 3-D blossoms that really up the wow factor. You'll even find out how to make cakes for handymen and women! Create wood- and metal-inspired textures along with fondant hand tools that increase the value of your work. Plus, you'll also get tips for how to price cakes, improve your sales skills and work within a client's budget.
Delight customers with a line of amazing designs you can create efficiently, consistently and for much less than the cost of a custom cake. With expert decorator Chrissie Boon, you'll learn cake business tips for pricing your designs, and making decorations ahead of time to cut down complexity. Then, discover Chrissie’s time and cost-saving processes as she guides you through four dazzling cake projects from start to finish. You'll see how to create Chrissie’s basketball-themed cake with a scoreboard, a princess cake with beautiful bling, a drippy icing cake decorated with fun fondant candles and a gift box cake you could mistake for the real thing. Plus, take a tour of Chrissie's Web site to see how she markets and displays her cakes!
Create irresistible display cakes, sharpen your business-savvy skills and discover enticing new decorating techniques with cake designer Chrissie Boon. Learn smart strategies for bringing more prospective clients through the door and displaying cakes that will make their eyes light up. Get professional tips for pricing your cakes. Create designs that exceed your clients' expectations, not their budgets. Easily produce a simple, yet elegant pattern of perfectly spaced Swiss dots. Build complexity with a trendy tier that's textured like birch bark and topped with beautiful sugar flowers. Receive step-by-step guidance for making a show-stopping chandelier cake. Grow your business by instilling confidence and excitement in every prospective client.