Patchwork Cutters GiveAway

Patchwork Cutters GiveAway

I thought I’d let you in on a little secret… we have a really cool giveaway running on our Facebook Page this month that gives you the chance to win one of two prize bundles of Patchwork Cutters.

Patchwork Cutters GiveAway

It’s really simple to enter and let’s face it… you have to be in it, to win it!

You don’t need to fill in any long forms you just simply enter through our Facebook Page HERE.

Enter our Give-Away for the chance to win for awesome Patchwork Cutters Sets. There will be 2 winners this month!

Prize 1: 

Patchwork Owl Cutters & 

Patchwork Hot Air Balloon & Parachute Cutters

 

Prize 2: 

Patchwork Wedding Silhouette Cutters

Patchwork Hearts & Swirls Cutters

Patchwork Cutters Owl Cake Cutter

A huge range of Patchwork Cutters can be found on our online store at great prices!

This competition will be open for 3 weeks only. It ends at 12GMT on 22nd February 2017.

TOP TIP: Product Reviews can be entered once per day allowing you up to 21 extra entries over the 3 weeks!

We ship worldwide both for products & giveaways so everyone is welcome to join in whether you are in the UK or Australia!

Good Luck!

Thanks for continuing to support us through our social media sites and our blog. We have loads more helpful tutorials coming soon so keep popping by and enjoy our latest Patchwork Cutters GiveAway, we hope you win!!

TUTORIAL

Check out this fab tutorial on using Patchwork Cutters Owl Set… just one of the fabulous cutters up for grabs in our giveaway!

Teddy Bear Cakes

Teddy Bear Cakes

Teddy Bear Cakes

Here’s some teddy bear cakes for you to admire! It’s national teddy bear day tomorrow, so what better day to show them off!

I’ll be filling this blog with inspiration, teddy bear tutorials and cool teddy bear cake decorating supplies for your homemade cakes.

First up we have this stunning hand painted cake by Time for Tiffin, Liz does so many awesome designs and this has to be one of my favourites! Mix up your edible paint using Sugarflair Paste colours and a touch of vodka or rejuvenator liquid!

Teddy Bear Cakes

I stumbles across this cute design on Pinterest… I love it on there! Gorgeous pallet of colour on this one by Torty a la Myska.

Teddy Bear Cakes

Personally I’m a big fan of those who go the extra mile with creativity on the board! The wood effect on this cake really makes it stand out and it can be created so easily with Impression mats and a little food colouring. Cake by Crafty Confections.

Teddy Bear Cakes

This airbrushed cake looks so cool! I love the golden shimmer added to it! Created by passioni di zucchero.

Teddy Bear Cakes

How about a nautical themed ted? This is simply beautiful by Bella’s Bakery. You can create realistic shells using a range of moulds and modelling paste. I personally love the shells and starfish mould by Alphabet Moulds.

Teddy Bear Cakes

I can tell a Shereen’s Cakes & Bakes cake from a mile away, Shereen just has the most awesome way with colours! I mean how cute is this?!?!

Teddy Bear Cakes

Romantic Ted! McGreevy Cakes has outdone herself with this one… gorgeous decoupage design. I’ll have this one for Valentines Day please! 😉

Teddy Bear Cakes

Cute Teddy Bear Picnic Cake by The Cupcake Lady. Create the floating balloon effect using a strong wire or dowel… gravity defying!

Teddy Bear Cakes

Tea Break for Ted! How adorable by Bake-A-Boo. Love the biscuits on the side!

Teddy Bear Cakes

Julie Cains Cakes has always really stood out to me! I love Julies individual style of creating texture. Amazing to know: each piece of sugarpaste is rolled to create hundreds of fury spikes! Now that’s dedication from a talented cake artist!

Teddy Bear Cakes

We love this wonderful design made by Marion Frost. The teddy on top was made using the Patchwork Cutters ‘Make a Teddy’ cutter! Fab ay!

Teddy Bear Cakes

Again the last contribution to our blog is by Marion Frost over at Patchwork Cutters. Marion has used the large number cutters and teddy bear cutter from the ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ set to create this simply stunning cake. Loving the daisy detail on the big 3!

Teddy Bear Cakes

A cute simple Teddy Tutorial found on Pinterest.

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Check out this vid by Just Cake It on how to make a teddy! It just gives you the ideas to start practicing yourself and remember we have loads of goods to help you on our Online Store so feel free to pop on for the ‘live’ chat option too!

If you liked this blog you can check out our Teddy Bear Cakes Collection here for loads of goodies that will help you with your Teddy Bear Cakes! For more inspiration visit our Teddy Cake Board on Pinterest!

Silhouette Cakes

Silhouette Cakes

Silhouette Cakes are all the fashion, creating beautiful simplistic imagery on cakes, whether it be one tier or three!

The downside to Silhouette Cakes is the time it takes for cutting the design out. Many people print out images from the internet,trace them and hand cut them. Thanks to Marion Frost over at Patchwork Cutters. This is now a thing of the past! Cake Decorators can breath a sigh of relief!!

I have a feeling the range will continue to expand. For now here are some of our most popular Silhouette Cutters.

  • Family Silhouette
  • Wedding Silhouette
  • Countryside Silhouette cutters!

 

 

Silhouette Cakes
Family Silhouette Cutters – Patchwork Cutters
Silhouette Cakes
Wedding Silhouette Cutters – Patchwork Cutters
Countryside Silhouette Cutters
Countryside Silhouette Cutters – Patchwork Cutters

 

We have a collection ‘Silhouette Cutters’ if you fancy making your own Silhouette Cake the easy way!

Some handy tips:

  • Use modelling paste.
  • Use pre-coloured modelling paste, to avoid sticky hard to handle paste.
  • Roll thin, it will dry faster.
  • Use a little white alcohol or Isopropyl to lightly brush your cut out shapes. This will help get rid of any white marks left on the black icing.

Please post examples of your Silhouette Cakes on our Facebook Page. We do love seeing your creations. If you need any help or advice pop us a comment on this blog. One of our experienced cake decorators will answer it for you.

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Happy Baking!

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Poinsettia Sugarcraft Ideas

Poinsettia Sugarcraft Ideas fmm_poinsettia

It’s National Poinsettia Day tomorrow so I felt what better way to celebrate than to show you some of our Best Sellers for creating your very own edible Poinsettia flowers top pop on top of your Cupcakes and Christmas Cakes.

Before we get started with the Poinsettia Sugarcraft Ideas, here’s a bit of background on the Poinsettia Flower:

Poinsettia Facts

Poinsettia’s actually originate from Mexico and were considered a symbol of purity by the Aztecs. After a visit to Mexico by Joel Roberts Poinsett, a US Ambassador in the 1820’s, Joel introduced them to America and began to grow them in his Green House… the plants flourished and thrived and as they began to be distributed the flower became commonly known as Poinsettia as a pose to it’s Mexican name Euphorbia pulcherrima. The 12th December is actually National Poinsettia Day as it marks the date Joel Roberts Poinsett died in 1851! There are now over 100 species of Poinsettia.

OK so lets get to the good stuff! Poinsettia’s are great for the Christmas Holiday Season so if you are looking to decorate your Christmas Cupcakes and Cakes with these gorgeous vibrant flowers then here’s some ideas to get you started. I have also included some tutorials that may just come in handy too!

Cupcake Katy Sue Poinsettia Mould:

Poinsettia Sugarcraft Flower
Katy Sue Mould creates Poinsettia Flower for Christmas Cupcake

I love the Katy Sue moulds, they are reasonably priced and great if you don’t want to fuss about with creating individual leaves & flowers etc.. it’s an all in one mould so it will do your cupcake top at the same time as the Poinsettia on the top. Alternatively you don’t have to use it for cupcakes… simply just use the Poinsettia section inside and add detail to cakes and cookies using it.

Be sure to dust your mould well with cornflour before using it and shake off any excess, this will stop your sugarpaste / fondant sticking to the mould. Once you have released the sugarpaste you can hand paint or dust your colours on. There’s so many beautiful ways to make these look fantastic!

Katy Sue Poinsettia Mould is priced around £7

Patchwork Cutters Poinsettia Cutters

Poinsettia Sugarcraft Ideas
Patchwork Cutters Intermediate Sugarcraft Cutters

These are great for Poinsettia Sugarcraft Ideas but I would say you need some experience with Sugarcraft to use these cutters, they are probably the most difficult out of our three suggestions. You will need to use a flower paste rather than Sugarpaste as you need your flowers to firm up. You will also need to make them a day in advance to give them time to set up. The results from Patchwork Cutters are fantastic and you’ll have the whole family cooing at the skill behind the Christmas Cake by using these. Remember patience is a virtue!

For more tips when using Patchwork Cutters visit our blog <HERE>

The Patchwork Cutters Poinsettia, Holly & Ivy is priced around £5.50

FMM Poinsettia Cutters

Poinsettia Sugarcraft Ideas
Creating Poinsettia Sugarcraft Flowers using FMM Cutters

Now these are the skilled sugarcraft cutters but they are a little deeper allowing you to work at a thickness of flower paste you feel comfortable with. Luckily for us FMM have made a fantastic easy to follow Tutorial to go with this lovely set, so if you fancy taking your cake decorating skills to the next level then this is PartyAnimalOnline’s recommendation this Christmas.

FMM Poinsettia Cutters are priced around £7 – We currently have it available for £6.30

What You Will Need:

Here’s the full Tutorial Video:


Here at PartyAnimalOnline we stock a huge range of Cake Decorating & Sugarcraft equipment to make sure every project is achievable at an affordable price. Pop by the website for more inspiration and equipment.