Transform any event into a party with inventive wafer-paper cakes and guidance from cake designer Stevi Auble. Start by practicing the art of cutting and applying fondant stripes and incorporating glitter, patent leather and metallic embellishments into your designs. Then, ensure that your cake is always one-of-a-kind with Stevi's techniques for adding festive wafer-paper confetti and streamers to your confections. Wafer-paper flowers got you down? Don't fret! Learn how to perfect your petal cutouts and infuse each flower with movement and beauty. Finally, master stylish watercolor looks, an adorable gum paste fox and stunning ombré effects, and create the most realistic three-dimensional topper you've ever seen: a show-stopping wafer-paper flamingo! Plus, learn how to make any of these techniques smaller, for creative cupcakes that always amaze.
Make your cakes breathtaking with botanically accurate wafer-paper flowers and more alongside cake designer Stevi Auble. Learn to wrap your cakes in wafer paper for lots of luscious looks. Use frosting sheets to add eye-catching colors, patterns and motifs to your designs. Then, create an exquisite wafer-paper anemone or poppy with wired petals and gelatin pollen for a fabulous finishing touch. Make a radiant ranunculus and a gorgeous garden rose with realistic veined and hand-ruffled petals. Bring a dramatic dahlia to life with elongated and curled petals for magnificent movement. Create a sophisticated chrysanthemum with intricate appeal. Plus, turn your beautiful blooms into unforgettable arrangements with detailed design advice. Learn how to make wafer-paper flowers that look like the florist's finest.
Expand your cake design repertoire as you learn how to use wafer paper for inspired results. Join boutique bakery owner Stevi Auble, and use this inspiring medium to quickly create an amazing variety of sophisticated cake embellishments. Make wafer-paper flowers like the ranunculus, peony, open rose and rolled rose in a matter of minutes; no waiting for overnight drying! Plus, accent your flowers with wafer-paper leaves and flourishes and get tips for beautiful, modern arrangements. Create breathtaking lace patterns and elaborate trims with straightforward die-cutting techniques and add striking shimmer with metallics. You'll even use printed wafer paper and decoupage techniques to make imaginative, one-of-a-kind cakes.