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Free Video Tip: Choose the Correct Pedestal Cake Stand

By Craftsy
How to choose a pedestal cake standPedestal cake stands have a big job to do: they hold up and present your cake. But choosing one (especially online) may not be as simple as you think. In this free video tip from Maggie Austin (the instructor of Fondant Frills, an online cake decorating class), she shows you the dos and don'ts of selecting the right pedestal cake stand. Read more »

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Meet James Rosselle, the Man Behind the Exotic Sugar Orchids

By Craftsy
Meet Craftsy Instructor James RosselleCake designer and sugar flower expert, James Rosselle teaches the online Craftsy class, Exotic Sugar Flowers. We had the opportunity to chat with him about a number of things when we were shooting the class. Luckily, we caught it all on tape! Watch and listen to James tell us what his favorite techniques are, where he gets his inspiration from, what achievement he'll remember for the rest of his life, and much more! Read more »

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How To Make Sugar Bamboo for Asian-Inspired Cakes

By Craftsy
Make Sugar Gum Paste Bamboo Stalks for Asian-Inspired CakesBamboo may be a hard wood, but it's not hard to make when you use sugar paste and James Rosselle's methods. He instructs the interactive Craftsy class, Exotic Sugar Flowers, where he teaches students how to create stunning orchids from sugar. His methods are highly effective as you're about to learn in this free video tip. Read more »