Here I am back and this time especially to thank each one of you for your support throughout this year that is ending. 2013 has been a year full of satisfactions achieved goals and wishes come true long labor of love. Personally this year leaves me feeling good in all aspects. I can only say THANKS for the support and friendship of many of you who have been with me through good times. Cakedeco.ch says goodbye this year wishing you a Christmas full of love and hope surrounded by the family and loved ones and this new year comes loaded of good things for everyone..
Merry Christmas and Happy and very prosperous New Year for all of you!
And one way to do something different we decided to do a giveaway! I hope you enjoy and participate. Click here.
Hope you’re having a nice holiday. How hot right?!!
My family and I took a few days off from Switzerland and had a blast. An inspiring time for me, full of color and shapes, many ideas and projects in mind that gradually try to achieve.
What’s New! The show room almost ready … it took little big work often, but we’ve made great progress. I hope you like and find it interesting, as we have been visited by some customers who come to pick up their orders and the feedback has been positive .
As many of you know not all our products are in the online store, but as soon as we finish organizing and updating our products in the showroom we’ll do the corresponding update to the page.
Another new, which is already very close to notice is that we have organized a super cute courses designed especially to give a solid foundation and the confidence to get you started in cake decorating either as a hobby or business …. when? Well, nothing is missing! Now September is your chance.
We started with two courses for beginners:
Beginners I: Baking & Fillings:
Saturday 21st September 2013
The perfect course you were expecting! If you want to get started in the world of cake decorating. And for those who have mastered this wonderful art and want to learn new techniques with new and delicious baking recipes.
Starting from the premise that everything cute and perfectly decorated cake should be as delicious as it looks, what better way to start your teaching basic knowledge of how to bake tasteful and flavoursome cakes.
These courses are 100% practical! Each student will prepare their own cake mix, learning how to prepare flawlessly the perfect cake batter. Also perform various fillings, perfect complements to each cake.
Our teacher is coming all the way from England: Nivia Akily young talent and owner of Cake Land by Nivia.
To view the detailed information of everything you will learn click here.
Places are limited so book your place now!
Beginners II: Covering Cakes – Back to basics
Sunday 22nd September 2013
This second course is the perfect complement Initiation Course I: Baking and fillings.
This class is all about working two techniques to cover cakes, is a 100% practical course.
Each student will cut and fill them cake. Nivia will teach us how to apply the buttercream right way to get a perfect base before covering with fondant.
Each participant will cover two round cakes, but in each be applied a different covering technique. One of those that you will learn will be the famous Sharp Edges – those perfect defined borders that give an elegant touch to the cakes.
For detailed information of these course click here.
Modeling Courses. Also we have organized for you a wonderful modelling courses. Our instructor comes directly from Spain Marita Mauricio (Pita) owner of Dulce Decoración..
She have prepared for you three beautiful projects that you cannot miss. Advanced and beginners can participate in these courses.
The skater: 27th September 2013
One day course. We will elaborate the sweet little girl sitting on the cup which will be prepared in RKT! That we will prepare in class : )
Many techniques to learn!
Baby on the beach: 28th September 2013
Tender and versatile design, suitable for any kind of celebration. Marita will teach with her techniques how easy it can be to create beautiful figures.
The priority of the course is modeling the baby, but if time allows us we will also cover and decorate a round dummy for the final presentation of our project.
Cube with Baby Animals: 29th September 2013.
In this course you will learn to model from basic shapes, beautiful and tender animals. This workshop you shouldn’t miss because you can add to your portfolio figurines ever present s in children’s cakes.
The priority of the course is modeling the animal, but if time allows we will cover and decorate a dummy (cube) for the final presentation of our project.
If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us, please.
PS: I forgot to remind you that Kelvin Chua visit us in November and we still have some places available … do not stay without know this wonderful artist and learn from his superb technique!
It is our first post of the year 2013! And we would like to start to wish you all the best for you and your family for 2013.
We would like to have posted this before but as always this does not only depend of us. We didn’t want to make you wait more so here we are with some wonderful news for you.
First: We already have our calendar of WORKSHOPS 2013 and we bring to you a selected group of teachers : Michelle Rea– Michelle Wibowo – Kelvin Chua and more fantastic instructors will be added in the following weeks so keep an eye on our section of Workshops. There you will find the next schedule with the list of workshops of the year.
14th – 19th
30th – 1thSet
13th – 15th
14th – 19th
Second: We just have re-created our Facebook page so go and like us We will have more dynamic contact and also some giveaways and prizes are coming! Also you will find actual info about what we are preparing for you. Click here to visit our Facebook page.
Third: I think this is one step more for us and I hope you like the initiative. In late February we will have ready our SHOWROOM this means that you can come and say hello and spend a little bit of time watching all our products, even the ones so new or special that sometime are not even in our web page. As soon we have everything ready I will let you know the dates and hours of opening.
So this is nice way to start the 2013.
I hope to see you soon in Cakedeco.ch SHOWROOM or in one of our Workshops!
Finally here to share with you our fantastic experience with Michelle Rea and the three amazing courses that we had with her in September and October.
I’m very thankful to have the opportunity to get dates with Michelle she become very popular and her calendar is almost full… hopefully we can share the next year again with her in May. Michelle is a wonderful teacher and you will able to see it in the pictures.
Also I would like to say thank you to the wonderful ladies that I met at the courses, lovely people and great cake decorators.
3D Owl cake class:
Our first class with Michelle and first international class for her, unforgettable for both of us : ) incredible experience and we learn so much.. in the beginning we were thinking that never we will get a owl of our cakes but big surprise when little by a little and following the patience and all her great experienced teaching Michelle we were able to all form our lovely little owls.
Sugar flower class:
I was looking forward so much for this class, we were a small group and I think was incredible our final products. All students got gorgeous flowers. I’m very sorry for some girls that wanted to come but was not possible for them. But maybe we have nice news and we reschedule new class flower in May! So keep checking our news.
Double barrel cake:
WOW!! Amazing class we were 9 lucky girls that we had the opportunity to learn this wonderful technic from Michelle. Also we learn to do a big and stunning peony flower. I think as soon as you see our results and pictures you know what I mean as this was such a lovely experience.
I hope you enjoy watching them it as much as we enjoyed doing them!
We have great news for all the people that were asking for courses in German. Our courses in September: 3d Owl cake and wired flowers will be translated in German. So you don’t have any excuse to miss up these great courses :). All material along the course will be supplied!! We don’t hide any extra cost at the moment or end of the courses.
• The 3D Owl cake class will be held in one day class you will learn how to carve a chocolate cake and work with chocolate ganache will be great opportunity for beginners and experienced cake crafters learn new technics. For this class few places left. (course with translation in German)
• Wired Gumpaste flowers: in this two days class you will learn how to do 4 beautiful and gorgeous flowers, the roses will be with leaves also. You can use it to embellish your designs a lot more! (course with translation in German)
• Barrel cake with wired peony is very exclusive class since Michelle Rea created this projects especially for Cakedeco.ch Here every student will learn how to get a perfect finish (sharp edges) in chocolate cakes covering it with chocolate ganache preparing it to finally cover with fondant (sugarpaste) build ,decorate and get a beautiful and elegant cake. The cutters and veiner of the peony and lace mat you can take home with you!!
So don’t miss this great opportunity to improve your skills with Michelle Rea not only great instructor but a lovely person. The group has limited space to give every single student individual attention to get guidance and support during the class to get a finish project.
If you have any question please don’t hesitate to contact us
We will happy to see you there!
We were waiting long but it was worth the while :). We are delighted to introduce the instructor Michelle Rea owner of Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs based in Sydney Australia.
Her wonderful work is made in chocolate (ganache and chocolate cake) all her designs are clean and neat finish. Also she has a great technic to sculpt and carve cakes.
Therefor we bring the talented Michelle to Zurich to share with all of us her technics and be able to do beautiful cakes as only she knows to do.
Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn new technics. Cakedeco.ch is always looking for the best professional for you.
We have prepared three amazing projects:
I hope you enjoy these wonderful courses.
Cakedeco.ch is going to holidays!!! Therefor we communicate to our clients that from 6th of April , 2012 to 5th of May we won’t be able to dispatch and deliver any order received during this period. The online store will of course continue to be active and you can place orders. Please note that the shippment will start no earlier than 5th of May.
Thank you for your understanding.
See you soon!!
After a very busy and wonderful weekend it is time to show you a little bit about the two amazing days with Elaine Thomas. We enjoyed a great instructor and a lovely person. Thanks to you Elaine for sharing your knowledge and experience with us. I’m sure that we will see you soon again .
These two days were full of work and fun with amazing results as you will see in the pictures. All of the girls in the class did a perfect job…. with Elaine as tutor nothing can go wrong as she makes everything not only look so easy and smooth but also have the right tips and support that you can’t do anything wrong. At the end everybody was able to take a perfect project home in the shapes of the various projects and enjoy the final results.
I hope you enjoy the pictures.
This post comes a little bit late… but I hope everybody had a wonderful time these special days. We want to say thank you to all our clients, students and friends for your support during al 2011. Therefore we want to start the New Year with a special gift!!! All our products with 10% of discount until 20th January 2012 (not include workshops). For make valid this offer enter the code: CH-CAKE862012
Also we want to remind you the wonderful Workshop of two days: 28th and 29thof January with the talented Elaine Thomas. You will do two great projects. No dummies these days… you will work with hands on experience with real cakes. For more details click here or contact us by firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here I share with you a picture of one of the projects as example of what you can do this day!! Still we have two places left ….come join us and don’t miss this opportunity to learn of the best technics and get awesome results.
The last weeks we have had lots of work, organizing and coordinating all the details for the
workshop of the Saturday 19th of November 2011 with Marcela Capó from Argentina.
I would like to thank Marcela Capó for her patience, work and disposition. She is a great person and excellent professional. Many thanks also to the girls for her participation, they came with a lot expectation and motivation ….. You did great girls : )
It was a wonderful day: we meet new people, we exchange ideas, secrets, tips and the most important we were so productive! Every student made two projects. We start with the modeling: a Girl with a dog, of course everything was handmade, Marcela’s technic is great!…after finishing the first project we had a short break for refreshments and eat a little bit. Charge with energy again we start our second project: Animal Print that consisted of hand paint, in the shape of a flower and the elaboration of two pretty and little hand bags…the results were amazing! I will not continue to write but instead I want to share some impressions with you of this wonderful day.