Bring the drama with contemporary cake designs! Award-winning cake designer Lindy Smith, shares easy-to-follow instructions for professional-level stenciling, painting, doodling and more. Use her expert advice to recreate her show-stopping designs or dream up your own captivating cake.
You’ll learn where to look for inspiration and how to translate your ideas into unique and sleek confectionary creations as Lindy walks you through her cake design process. Apply art deco aesthetics to rolled fondant and modeling paste with top tips from Lindy as she creates her chic and colorful multi-tiered cake!
Create an heirloom-inspired cake with guidance from international cake decorating sensation Lindy Smith. You'll make elegant cake boards, carve precise hexagonal cakes and a rounded cake dome, and cover it all seamlessly in fondant. Then, learn accessible techniques for painting an easy, exquisite background onto your cake, and using stencils and royal icing to make borders of detailed "bronze" motifs. Lindy will also teach you to create perfect lines of fondant for the structure and bars of your bird cage without piping. Plus, you'll hand-paint the birdcage structure for an alluring antique effect, and top it all off with a singing bird and a cake topper made from pastillage.