and the winner is!

petal veiner Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs classes

by inspiredbymichelle on March 25, 2013

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I am pleased to announce the winner of the flower making kit that was a give away on my facebook page.

free giveaway inspired by michelle cake designs

free giveaway inspired by michelle cake designs

As I am not allowed to publish the winners name on Facebook I’m adding it here as a post

The winner is Kim T Watson from Jamaica.

I have messaged Kim and will send the kit to her before I leave for England.

I thought I would also share where I but my veiners and some of my flower cutters from. I buy these from Scott Clark Woolley in the United States of America. He is the extremely talented owner of Cakes by Design. Scott sells a wonderful selection of flower cutters, veiners, tools and stamens etc along with tutorial videos and an excellent book. Scott is always a pleasure to order through and his pricing is very fair and service second to none. Scott ships all over the world.

The veiner I use for most of my flowers is his V16 Iris – large all purpose. Its larger size means I can use it on all sorts of petals – I find it very versatile.

This is the link to his website http://www.cakesbydesign.cc/

Thank you to everyone that participated in the give away – way more than I had anticipated!!! but very much appreciated.

Bye for now, Michelle

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free give away inspired by michelle cake designs

free give away inspired by michelle cake designs

by inspiredbymichelle on March 20, 2013

in Uncategorized

free give away inspired by michelle cake designs

I was going through my class equipment getting ready for teaching overseas and though it would be lovely to give away a set of the cutters and veiners I use in my classes.
This is open to anyone anywhere in the world.

All you have to do to have the chance to win is LIKE (the button at the top of the) Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs Facebook page and share this post on your Facebook page – Simple!!

Let me know when you have done this in the comments section on that post.

One person will be sent the set of cutters and veiners you see pictured and yes the petal veiner is the one I use on all my roses, magnolias, anemone and peony that everyone asks about.

gumpaste flower class

gumpaste flower class

gumpaste recipe for sugar flowers Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

gumpaste recipe for sugar flowers Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

The set includes

10 piece rose petal cutter set, 3 piece magnolia cutter set, 4 piece rose leaf cutter set, 3 piece orchid cutter set, petal veiner, leaf veiner and two piece orchid veiner – as pictured

free giveaway inspired by michelle cake designs

free giveaway inspired by michelle cake designs

Gook Luck! I am happy to send this anywhere in the world. Winner will be drawn Monday 25th March 2013. The winner will be announce on my Facebook Page.

Remember LIKE https://www.facebook.com/InspiredbyMichelleCakeDesigns page (the button at the top of the page) and

share the post on your page to have the chance to win!

Bye for now, Michelle

Michelle Rea

Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

inspiredbymichelle.com.au

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flower class inspired by michelle cake designs

flower class inspired by michelle cake designs

by inspiredbymichelle on January 13, 2013

in cake decorating class

Flower class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

The new flowers class for cake decorators. No experience is needed to attend this class.

Flowers taught in this class are parrot tulip, country rose, ranunuculus and hydrangea.

gumpaste country rose

gumpaste country rose

This 2 day class will be taught at Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs on 6th and 7th March 2013.

This method is a practical and quick way of making these flowers with no complicated materials/tools needed.

After doing this class you will be able to look at any flower and know the best way to make it.

flower class inspired by michelle

flower class inspired by michelle

These flowers are wired which gives them a wonderful life like appearance. Petal dusting is also included in this class.

It is two days starting sharply at 9.30am and finishing at 4.00pm. Price is $550.00 gst included.

As it is a 2 day class cafe lunch is provided. Cutters, veiners and templates are also included to take home at the end of the class.

Please email Michelle at inspiredbymichelle@gmail.com for further information or to enroll in the class.

It is also being taught in England at Pretty Witty Cakes in April 2013 and Cake Atelier in The Netherlands in May 2013. All information for the international classes can be found directly from the venues.

All classes currently listed for 2013 can be found here http://inspiredbymichelleblog.com/2012/12/29/cake-decorating-classes/ or in my events section on facebook https://www.facebook.com/InspiredbyMichelleCakeDesigns

flower class inspired by michelle

gumpaste flower class inspired by michelle

Please do not hesitate to ask any questions at all.

Bye for now, Michelle

Michelle Rea

Cake Decorating Classes Sydney

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Cake Decorating Classes

cake decorating classes sydney 2013 Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

by inspiredbymichelle on December 29, 2012

in cake decorating class

cake decorating classes 2013

Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

60 Old Northern Road Baulkham Hills NSW Sydney Australia

phone 0437 893 932

email inspiredbymichelle@gmail.com

cake decorating classes – private tuition

Private tuition is available maximum 2 students and can cover any topic/topics you wish. A day rate applies if you would like to find out more or run ideas past me please email me at inspiredbymichelle@gmail.com

cake decorating courses – please read

All classes have there prices listed with the description prices include gst. Numbers for classes are strictly limited and are filled in the order of payment made/received in full. Minimum numbers are needed for the class to be held. If these are not reached then payments will be refunded in full. Class places are not refundable once booked if cancellation is made by the student then 50% will be kept if the place can not be filled by someone on a waiting list – if this place is filled then refund of 100% will be made.

All materials and tools are provided for each class including a box to take your completed design home in. Please wear comfortable shoes as you will be on your feet the entire day and they need to be closed in no sandles. Hair needs to be tied up and no jewellery to be worn.

1 day classes – lunch is not provided in 1 day classes. A fridge is available for storage of lunches, microwave for reheating but cooking facilities are not. Often on 1 day classes a designated lunch time is not made so snack type lunch is more practical. Water, tea/coffee and muesli bars are provided for students.

2 – 3 day classes – cafe lunch is provided and included in the class price.

Please note the classroom opens 15 minutes before the class starts.

to enroll in a class – please email Michelle inspiredbymichelle@gmail.com and I will send through the direct payment details etc.

Cake decorating classes

February 13th 2013 – wednesday Standing Single Rose Cake Class

valentines day cake class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs
valentines day cake class

Standing single rose 1 day class – this class is only being run for this Valentines day.

This cake is perfect for two and is a great introduction to simple construction and carving. The class is timed for Valentines day but this design is also perfect as a proposal cake as you could place the engagement ring in the top petals.

This class is simple in design and suitable for anyone who has layered and covered a cake before.

We will be using modelling chocolate in this design.

Price for the class is $350.00 gst inclusive.

Class starts at 9.30am and will finish approximately 3.30pm

As in the outline this is a one day class and lunch is not provided.

February 19th 2013 – tuesday Mannequin Cake Class

February 23rd 2013- saturday Mannequin cake class

mannequin cake decorating class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

mannequin cake decorating class

Mannequin cake class – 1 day.

The very fashionable mannequin cake is perfect for girls young or old. The ways to finish this cake are endless and only limited by your imagination. In trying to keep this class to one day our decorating will be limited to the simple design shown but can be in any two colours you wish.

This will be a popular design to add to your portfolio.

This class is simple in design and suitable for anyone who has layered and covered a cake before.

Price for the class is $375.00 gst inclusive.

Class starts at 9.30am and will finish approximately 4.00 – 4.30pm

As in the outline this is a one day class and lunch is not provided.

February 25th, 26th and 27th 2013 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 3 day Decorating Details Class

cake decorating details class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs
cake decorating details class

I think this three day Decorating Details class is going to cover just about every aspect of decorating finishes.

You will be working on a three tier dummy cake (both round and square tiers) so you will be able to keep the cake for reference.

Areas covered will include -

* quilting – quick and easy method for both square and diamond quilting. See how easy it is to quilt both round and square cakes with no fancy tools and see how it will look before you quilt the actual cake. Various ways of finishing the quilt pattern.  * stenciling the fear demystified and learn how to cut your own stencils and how they can be used for embossing.  * piping details a decorative design, borders and perfect dots.  How to make royal icing and the consistency needed for both details and borders. * Learn how to plan a design and transfer this to a cake using different methods. * brush embroidery a design to learn the consistency of royal icing needed for this effect. * swags. * stringwork. * frillin. * shimmering a cake surface to achieve a beautiful strong shimmer effect. * piped flowers in royal icing – quick and easy flowers for that perfect/elegant finish. These flowers can be used in so many ways including topping cupcakes on this cake they will create a beautiful border. * how to make those beautiful lace panels without any expensive moulds and cutters. This means you can easily add a brides lace as a detail on her wedding cake or make the very popular vintage style designs. * cutout and layering designs to give another version of a lace/fabric effect. * making wired hydrangea flowers – just a few to learn the technique. * covering of round and square tiers will be done by students but this is not the emphasis of these three days.

Course also includes the cake transport box that students can take their cakes home in and a set of hydrangea cutters valued at $30.00.

It is three full days starting sharply at 9.30am and finishing at 4.00pm. The price is $850.00 gst included.

February 28th 2013 thursday evening Simply gumpaste Roses

gumpaste roses class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

simply gumpaste roses class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

Simply Gumpaste Roses Class

Come and discover the simplicity of this rose. Always the favourite on decorated cakes. No experience in flowers needed to do this class.

The class is 6.30pm – 9.30pm. The price is $200.00 gst included.

March 2nd 2013 – Saturday Cake Photography 1 day class

March 4th 2013 – Monday Cake Photography 1 day class

cake photography class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs
cake photography class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

Join this class to discover the tips and tricks of cake, cupcake and dessert table photography.

Learn what you need to look for in a camera so you have the confidence in investing in a camera or simply learn how to use the camera you already have to it’s full advantage.

This will be a combination of technical information and hands on practical exercises. Learn about settings, props, styling, back drops, different types of lighting, how to photograph from the smallest of cakes to tall cakes, white cakes and how to take the best photo in different situations.

You will be styling shots so bring your camera digital, digital/SLR with you for the day.

The class will be run by a professional photographer/art director and myself drawing on my past experience of being a food editor for a magazine. This will be a fun day so bring your creativity and questions with you.

Class be will 9.30am – 2.30pm and is priced at $295.00 gst included. This is a one day class and lunch is not provided.

March 6th and 7th wednesday and thursday 2 day flowers class.

flowers cake decorating class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs
flowers cake decorating class

Country rose, parrot tulip and ranunuculus flowers. In this 2 day class you will learn the simple art of these lovely flowers.

This method is a practical and quick way of making these flowers with no complicated materials/tools needed.

After doing this class you will be able to look at any flower and know the best way to make it.

These flowers are wired which gives them a wonderful life like appearance. Petal dusting is also included in this class.

It is two days starting sharply at 9.30am and finishing at 4.00pm. Price is $550.00 gst included.

As it is a 2 day class cafe lunch is provided.

9th March 2013 Saturday 1 day How to ganache and cover a square cake class

how to ganache and cover a square cake class
how to ganache and cover a square cake

How to ganache and cover a square cake.

This is the one cake that so many people do not enjoy covering – the square cake.

A 1 day class in which you learn the tips and tricks and discover it really is not that difficult.

We will finish it as a present cake and the cake will also be cake.

The class will start at 9.30am and finish at 4.00pm. The price is $350.00 gst included.

This is a one day class and lunch is not provided – please read the class information at the beginning of this page.

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cake decorating class list

cake decorating class list

by inspiredbymichelle on July 21, 2012

in cake decorating class

This is just a quick post highlighting my current class listing for this year. Class descriptions and details can be found at http://inspiredbymichelleblog.com/cake-decorating-classes-2012/ and more classes will be listed for the end of the year.

I am so thrilled to be teaching in England, Lelystad, Zurich, Brisbane and of course here in Sydney.

gumpaste flower class

gumpaste flower class

August 2nd and 3rd

Wired flower class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs Sydney

Details and bookings please email me at inspiredbymichelle@gmail.com

August 5th

3D Owl Cake Class – Greg Cleary Academy Brisbane

Details and bookings please email Greg directly cakes@sweetums.com.au

August 11th

3D Owl Cake Class Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs Sydney

Details and bookings please email me at  inspiredbymichelle@gmail.com

September 14th

3D Owl Cake Class – www.cakedeco.ch Zurich

Details and bookings http://cakedeco.ch/2012/07/13/the-courses-that-you-have-been-looking-for/langswitch_lang/en/

September 15th and 16th

Gumpaste flower class – www.cakedeco.ch Zurich

Details and bookings http://cakedeco.ch/2012/07/13/the-courses-that-you-have-been-looking-for/langswitch_lang/en/

September 19th and 20th

Gumpaste flowers – Cake Atelier Lelystad

Details and bookings http://www.cakeatelier.nl/workshops/michelle-rea

September 21st

3D Owl Cake Class  – Cake Atelier Lelystad

Details and bookings http://www.cakeatelier.nl/workshops/michelle-rea

September 25th

Ganaching – sharp edges class – Pretty Witty Cakes England

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

September 28th

3D Owl Cake Class – Pretty Witty Cakes England

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

September 29th

Ganaching – sharp edges class – Pretty Witty Cakes England

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

October 1st and 2nd

Wired flower class – Pretty Witty Cakes England

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

October 27th and 28th

Double barrel cake with gumpaste peony flower – www.cakedeco.ch Zurich

Details and bookings http://cakedeco.ch/2012/07/13/the-courses-that-you-have-been-looking-for/langswitch_lang/en/

October 29th

3D Christmas Bauble Cake – Pretty Witty Cakes England

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

October 30th

Wonky cake/mad hatter cake – Pretty Witty Cakes

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

October 31st and 1st November

Wired flower class – Pretty Witty Cakes England

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

November 6th

Ganaching – sharp edges class – Pretty Witty Cakes England

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

November 7th

3D Owl Cake Class – Pretty Witty Cakes England

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

November 8th and 9th

Wired flower class – Pretty Witty Cakes England

Details and books http://www.prettywittycakes.co.uk/cupcake-decorating-courses-classes/

November 28th, 29th and 30th

Cake Decorating details class – Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs Sydney

Details and bookings please email me directly at inspiredbymichelle@gmail.com

December 15th

Christmas bauble cake – Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs Sydney

Details and bookings please email me directly at inspiredbymichelle@gmail.com

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wired flower class England

wired flower class for England

by inspiredbymichelle on May 29, 2012

in cake decorating class

Wired flower class England Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs at Pretty Witty Cakes.

I am thrilled to announce that I have been asked to also include this Big Beautiful Blooms class at Pretty Witty Cakes.

wired gumpaste flower class england Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs at Pretty Witty Cakes

wired gumpaste flower class england Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs at Pretty Witty Cakes

The ganaching class was filled in 24 hours and another has now been added and only has 4 spots left as I write this and the Owl cake class filled in 48 hours.

The new wired flowers class will be held over 2 days on the 1st and 2nd of October. You will learn the beautiful magnolia, peony and two roses with rose leaves. Tips and tricks to petal dusting both the flowers and leaves to bring the blooms to life. You will also receive a take home pack containing all the cutters, veiners and petal dusts used in the class.

sugarpaste flower class inspired by michelle cake designs

sugarpaste flower class England inspired by michelle cake designs The Peony

sugarpaste flower class england pretty witty cakes

sugarpaste flower class england pretty witty cakes The Rose

wired gumpaste flower class england Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs

wired gumpaste flower class england Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs the magnolia

If you are worried that these flowers may be a little intimidating to make please do not as I promise that really are not as hard as they look.

If you would like to book this class or maybe grab one of the last Chocolate Ganaching class spots then all enquires and bookings can be made directly at Pretty Witty Cakes.

I am so looking forward to teaching these classes and apparently people are flying in from all over the world to attend which means this is really going to be an AMAZING EXPERIENCE!!

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Suzi from Pretty Witty Cakes for taking the gamble in hosting me as a teacher especially as this is my first teaching experience overseas.

Bye for now, Michelle

Michelle Rea

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