DIYcakediva

petersburg, va

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I began cake decorating thru a Wilton Home Study Course in 1985. I have since taught cake decorating as a continuing ed course at the local high school and run a certified licensed home based bakery and will be opening a brick and mortar location with my daughter on August 1, 2014. It has been a long process to get to this point. But I never gave up on my dream. I work a full-time job as well. Hopefully I can retire within the next year or w2. ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Torch-Fired Enameling: The Immersion Method
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Delicious Decorations
Cakes in Full Bloom
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Tiny Cupcake Toppers
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Modern Mosaic Cakes
The Art of Painted Cakes
Innovative Buttercream Cakes
Perfect Party Cakes
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Design Your Own Castle Cake
Simply Stunning: Hand-Stamped Cakes
Fondant Ruffles, Pleats & Drapes
Spring & Summer Sugar Flowers
A New Look at the Crooked Cake
The Wilton Method®: Stunning Small Cakes
High-Fashion Heels
The Art & Science of Perspective
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
Building Better Cakes: Creative Cake Separators
Custom Lettering & Monograms
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Modeling Chocolate Magic
Delicate Wafer-Paper Cakes
The Secrets to Perfect Stenciling
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Rolled Fondant Flowers
Small Cakes, Big Business
Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Simply Modern Cake Design
Gravity-Defying Cake Designs
Cake Design Made Simple: The Wedding Dress
Elegant Lace Cakes
The Art of Airbrushing
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Designer Fondant Textures
Classic Car, Timeless Techniques
Southern Sugar Flowers
Sculpted Dog Cake
The Ultimate Sugar Rose
Piping Buttercream Borders
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Basic Fondant Techniques
Cake Topper Techniques: Fondant Animals
Designer Handbag Cakes
How to Start a Cake Business
Intro to Isomalt
Cake Topper Techniques
Clean & Simple Cake Design
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Classic Croissants at Home
Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay
Advanced Cake Sculpting
Intro to Modeling Chocolate
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Perfect Pizza at Home
Paper Arts
Fondant Frills
Jewelry Workshop
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Metalsmithing at Home
The Hand-Painted Cake
Cake-osaurus Rex
Exotic Sugar Orchids
Piece of Cake! with Colette Peters
Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods
Fashion-Inspired Fondant
Modern Buttercream
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Advanced Fondant Techniques
Modern Piping
Topsy-Turvy Cake Construction
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Micro Torch Basics
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Jeweled Wedding Cake

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