Estancia,New Mexico

I started cake decorating in 1973, when my children were in grade school. I baked cakes, cookies, cupcakes and anything I could provide for cake-walks, festivals. I would enter my products in contests and often won. I took every class you could think of and as you know, I still take every class I can find. I am a professional sculpturer (clay), and the owner of Arlene's Baking Supplies & Candles. My family refers to me as a professional ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since July 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Tea Breads: Biscuits, Scones & More
Artisan Bread Making: Ancient & Sprouted Grains
The Art of Caramel: Techniques & Treats
Cooking Mistakes
Complete Knife Skills
21 Techniques for Playful Cookies
Chinese Takeout Favorites
Classic Cakes From Baked Bakery
Show-Stopping Cheesecakes
Cinnamon Rolls: Classic to Contemporary
Pâte à Choux Pastries
Creative Techniques for Endless Cookies
Latin American Street Food: Empanadas, Arepas & Tostadas
Classic Techniques for Contemporary Layer Cakes
On the Rise: Bun & Roll Techniques
Celebrate With Cookies: 19 Favorite Designs
Sweet Success: Kids' Cake Toppers
Too-Cute Toppers!
Cakes That Wow!
Danish Pastries From Scratch
Coffee-Shop Cakes
Playful Toppers
The Custom Cupcake
Mastering Meringue: Techniques & Treats
The Perfect Birthday Cake
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
Fresh Arrangements
Over-the-Top Modeling Chocolate
High-Fashion Heels
Delicious Decorations
Simple to Sensational Doughnuts
Custom Cake Toppers: Step by Step
Pet Portraits
Gravity-Defying Cake Designs
Modeling Chocolate Magic
The Perfect Cupcake
Delicate Wafer-Paper Cakes
The Secrets to Perfect Stenciling
Fashion-Inspired Fondant
All-Star Cakes
Clean & Simple Birthday Cakes
Tiny Cupcake Toppers
White Chocolate Wrap: Undersea Adventure
A Cake for Every Occasion
Creative Flavors for Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
Elegant Lace Cakes
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Custom Lettering & Monograms
Decorating From the Inside Out
Elevating Oriental Stringwork
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Piping Buttercream Borders
Global Cupcake Design
Jam & Marmalade
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Modern Piping
Cake-osaurus Rex
Classic Sugar Flowers
Artisan Cheese Making
The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics
Classic Croissants at Home
Homemade Italian Pasta
Basic Fondant Techniques
Classic Car, Timeless Techniques
Advanced Cake Sculpting
Intro to Isomalt
Design Your Own Castle Cake
Cake Topper Techniques: Fondant Animals
Cake Topper Techniques
Modern Buttercream
Artisan Bread Making
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Designer Handbag Cakes
Intro to Modeling Chocolate
Sculpted Dog Cake
The Hand-Painted Cake
Perfect Pizza at Home
Baby Shoes: Step by Step
The Art of Airbrushing
Sculpting Magic
Incredible Cut-Out Cakes
Classic Pies Made Easy
Fast-Food Cakes
Exploring Chocolate Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
Piping Cookies That Pop!
Sweet Elegance: 16 Cookie-Decorating Techniques
Miniature French Desserts
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops

2 Class Projects

Class: Chinese Takeout Favorites
with Diana Kuan

Class: Sweet Success: Kids' Cake Toppers
with Joly Diaz

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