Inspiration from Switzerland

30 Mar

Macarons, delicious little sweet “hamburgers” that melt in your mouth. My first sampling of the macaron was in the Winter of 2007. Which shall remain anonymous, not because they made these colorful macarons. No, they were made by a supplier that we bought from. I had no idea what to expect when I bit into […]

Watercolor + Miniature Cakes = LOVE

28 Mar

Spring is my favorite season. The flowers are blooming and delicious fruits like strawberries are coming into season, what is not to love? I decided to create mini cakes to help celebrate that Spring is upon us! I love the chevron pattern, and thought about doing a gradual color increase from dark pink to light […]

Sparkling Winter Wedding Cake

22 Mar

Creating custom orders for brides and getting a chance to meet new people is a wonderful part of my job. I had a great time chatting with Danielle about her custom order of snowflakes for her winter wedding cake. I did a combination of different sizes and shapes of the sparkling snowflakes with pearl centers. […]

A Fall Wedding

19 Mar

I had a awesome time making sugar flower sunflowers for Jackie’s fall wedding! Wonderful to work with and she was so kind to share a photo of her cake! The sunflowers were my favorite sugar flower that I had made so far. I am so happy that someone else loved them too! Here is her […]

Time for a Sneak Peek!

9 Mar

It is almost Spring, and some of the flower seedlings I planted have begun sprouting! We are in a warming trend here in Denver, and I am completely enjoying basking in the warm sun while I write this post. The flowers are scabiosa, and in the center with the tall stalk is a garlic clove. […]

Caramel: A Love Story

2 Mar

Here is a brief evolution of the famed candy that Americans love today. Before sugar came to be, honey was used to cover fruits, seeds, and flowers in China, India, Egypt, Greece, Romans, and used by Indians. The honey acted also as a preserver, which helped when traveling. Fast forward and we are in the […]

Picking a Fondant: Pros and Cons

27 Feb

There are lots of different fondants on the market, and it is really hard to find the brand you like without trying them first. My last post I told you I entered into the Sweet Times in the Rockies Sugar Art Show. One of the perks for entering was a goodie bag! I was super […]

Sweet Times: A competition and Tutorial in One

23 Feb

Good morning! Let’s take a minute and go back in time to 2010 in December. I had just started my Etsy shop leblossoms a couple of months earlier, and I was looking for events that would help me market my shop for little money. I came across a cake competition here in Denver that looked […]

Santa is Coming to Town!

21 Feb

It has been awhile since my last post and I apologize for that. A lot of fun things have been going on, and I thought I would talk about a big event from 2011! It was the annual gingerbread competition in Beaver Creek, put on by CASA. CASA is a great organization and you can […]

5 Great Etsy Gifts to Give – Part VII

9 Nov

2 Bicycle Pint Glasses with Burgundy Bike from Vital   Pale Blue Lotus Ring Holder from dgordon   Baby’s First Christmas Ornament from TheNestingSpot’s Shop   Eco Friendly Soy Crayons from earthgrowncrayons   Eco Friendly Fortune Wine Bag from xenotees   Related Posts:No Related Posts