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Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods

Add antique appeal to your fondant! Adorned with colorful peonies and lilies of the valley and gilded cages, your cakes will evoke a bygone era. Colette Peters' innovative brush embroidery techniques make petals and leaves look stitched, whether they're applied directly onto the cake or added on as three-dimensional gum-paste embellishments. You'll turn royal icing into a gilded, filigree cake cage to surround your masterpiece for a major wow! effect. And if you love Victorian cameo jewelry, ...

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Add antique appeal to your fondant! Adorned with colorful peonies and lilies of the valley and gilded cages, your cakes will evoke a bygone era.Colette Peters' innovative brush embroidery techniques make petals and leaves look stitched, whether they're applied directly onto the cake or added on as three-dimensional gum paste embellishments. You'll turn royal icing into a gilded, filigree cake cage to surround your masterpiece for a major wow! effect. And if you love Victorian cameo jewelry, you'll be charmed by Colette's antiqued and edible accoutrements. Any one of Colette's techniques would be a great addition to your cake-decorating repertoire, so add a whole bouquet by signing up for Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods today!What You'll LearnBrush embroidery techniques that make icing look like fancy needleworkCreating subtle or bold colors using petal-dust paints and edible markersBuilding up a three-dimensional peony with gum paste petals and leavesConstructing a gilded filigree cage with piped icingAntiquing a cake with cameo-style embellishments and luster-dust patinaWhat You'll MakeA single-tier cake with brush embroidery flowersA three-tier cake with three-dimensional peonies and gilded cagesA three-tier antiqued cake with cameo-style embellishments

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  • Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Colette Peters
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy

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