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brown pocketbook

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brown pocketbook

Created in this Craftsy class

Designer Handbag Cakes taught by Elisa Strauss

Have your handbag and eat it too! Let celebrity cake designer Elisa Strauss teach you to sculpt and decorate an unbelievably realistic couture handbag from cake.

Other projects made as part of this class:

Cake Decorating
Amanda's handbag
Cake Decorating
My First Bag
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Category Cake Decorating
Type Sculpted
Material Fondant
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: fondant gumpaste

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What are you most proud of? using the airbrush i got for xmas for the first time. i think it covered the cake nicely

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? just to have fun

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Wow! Fantastic! What did you use to give the shiny finish? It's gorgeous!

01/26/2013 Flag

hi, sorry i didnt see the ur question until today, i used edible varnish, which is just unflavored gelitine, glucose(corn syrup), melted it down and brushed it on, keeps the shine

02/04/2013 Flag

I love it.. Im getting ready to do another now that I have the right materials.. They are just so amazing to see

02/05/2013 Flag

cant wait to see your new project elledee, you are so talented

02/05/2013 Flag

Beautiful job!

02/16/2013 Flag

thank you peggyT.

02/22/2013 Flag

Hi , did you use the same alligator mat from elisa?

04/10/2013 Flag

yes i did use her alligator mat

04/19/2013 Flag

that"s b a i u t i f u l ! ! ! How did you made it so shiny

05/31/2013 Flag

thnx, i airbrushed the cake then to get the shine i made and edible varnish which is unflavored gelitine,corn syrup and water, i warmed it in the microwave and painted it on with a brush, it keeps the shine

06/07/2013 Flag