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Cake Craft and Decoration - February 2015 (Issue 195) SALE

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Projects

Cover project – Peony Romance
The elegant wedding cake featured on our cover this month is from Christina Ludlam and showcases fuchsia peonies with gold embellishments and buttons to match.

Marry Me?
They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach and what sweet toothed guy could resist this tasty red, heart shaped, lacy cake adaptable for a wedding or anniversary cake too from new contributor Mandy Strahand.

Sugar Flowers for Beginners – Sweet Pea
Flower expert Ulla Netzband guides you through the creation of realistic sweet peas with lots of helpful information ideal for a beginner to tackle.

Editor's Choice – Masterclass – Hoppy Valentines
Make a very appealing 3D carved frog cake for a fun Valentine's celebration or birthday cake, with a tutorial on how to coat spherical cakes, with the help of experts Hannah Collison and Lynn Rees-Glendinning.

Vintage Wedding Car
Cake designer Rose Macefield builds an edible vintage wedding car complete with handmade sugar models of the bride and groom. An ingenious wedding cake especially for a smaller wedding.

Ranunculus and Lace Wedding Cake
Edible crocheted lace and beautiful sugar ranunculus combine to create Karen Davies's gorgeous, elegant wedding cake.

One to Watch – Valentide Bride
Talented Egle Montalbano from Sicily is a frequent contributor to our facebook page. Here she give us her expert guidance in hand modelling this exquisite, sugar bride. (No moulds required!)

Given with Love
Short of time but needing that special touch – use one of Marion Frost's eight decorated cookies, suitable for weddings, baby celebrations, birthdays and so many other events.

Cake Boutique – Love Forever
A heart adorned, two tier Valentine wedding cake from Barker Bakes.

Inspiration & Features

Recommended Reads
Settle down with a cup of tea and the books we suggest you add to your library this month.

Guiness World Record Breaking Cake!
Jacqui Kelly gives us an insight into how a group of cake decorators helped to achieve the World Record for The Largest Cake Sculpture.

Sugar Skills School – Carving Cakes
What can be a daunting task to try for the first time – creating carved cakes, is tackled comprehensively by Carol Deacon. She includes an adaptable book cake and a winsome Valentine Panda cake.

Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show
USA's Kerry Vincent reports on this most prestigious of events in the Cake World's calendar. This year the theme was 50 Shades of Pretty Cake which attracted the very top cake decorators. Here are their exquisite creations.