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Decorating Ideas

Cake and Cookie Courses with Malek Binns

Cake and Cookie Courses with Malek Binns

I'm incredibly excited to be introducing a suite of courses taught by my friend Malek Binns and myself. I have known Malek a few years and we organically became friends via Instagram. We've met in person a few times, and for this collab, I invited Malek to stay with...

Macaron Classes

Macaron Classes

Our French Macaron Classes are FINALLY releasing Feb. 28 2021 at 8am PST -- we filmed the bulk of this in Jan 2020 right as COVID was starting to hit the US, and it felt like it has taken an eternity to get this out to you all! Hope you’re all as excited as I am, and...

How to make no-bake salted caramel pretzel rods

How to make no-bake salted caramel pretzel rods

I’ve been making these salted caramel pretzel rods for years and somehow never managed to record my process until now-- better late than never? Here’s a 2015 throwback (peep that old “watermark”, haha)   How to Make no-bake Salted Caramel Pretzel Rods These are SUPER...

How to make Hot Cocoa Bombs

How to make Hot Cocoa Bombs

If you’ve been on the internet in the past year or so you’ve probably seen them, wanted them, or at least wanted one for yoursel. I’m talking about Cocoa Bombs! Today, I’ll be sharing my method for making hot cocoa bombs. Along with a detailed how-to video, I’ve also...

How to Cut Cookies Without a Cookie Cutter

How to Cut Cookies Without a Cookie Cutter

What if you’re out in the wilderness with no cookie-cutter? Hi friends!! This is an informative blog post and video to show you how to hand-cut cookie dough if you don’t have the desired cutter shape available.  There are a few instances where I want to hand-cut...

How to Make Shark Cookies with Cookie Template

How to Make Shark Cookies with Cookie Template

Baaaaby shark dooodoodoodoodoodoo baby shark… sorry, that’s going to be stuck in your head now but I couldn’t resist.  To celebrate Shark Week this year, we put together a super simple tutorial on how to make the easiest shark cookies with ring buoys. This is a...

Easy Summer Cookies Decorating Guide w/ Video

Easy Summer Cookies Decorating Guide w/ Video

Summer weather is in full swing here in the Sacramento area, and all I want to do is make summer-themed cookies. And with COVID-19 physical distancing protocols still in place, no traveling for us. But we can still decorate vacation-y cookies, right? I put together...

Summer Cookie Decorating Ideas

Summer Cookie Decorating Ideas

With the COVID-19 social distancing protocols, many of you have reached out asking for simple cookie decorating ideas for you and the kiddos at home. I'm putting together a few guides for you, starting with this simple summer themed guide! This PDF download contains...

Spring Project – Floral Egg and Bunny Cookies

Spring Project – Floral Egg and Bunny Cookies

Hi Everyone! In the midst of fighting the COVID-19, California residents are asked to shelter in place whenever possible. Critical functions and healthcare workers are all still working (THANK YOU for being on the front lines!!). Many of us who run our own small...

The Best DIY Kitchen Storage Rack Solution For Sprinkles And Supplies

The Best DIY Kitchen Storage Rack Solution For Sprinkles And Supplies

If you bake or make decorated cookies.. you know how our sprinkle (and supply) collection can get out of control.  Today on the blog, a local cookier shares her sprinkle and accessories kitchen storage solution with us. Brandy shared her set up on IG DMs and it caught...

Borderlands Baking Basics – 10 Tools for Success

Borderlands Baking Basics – 10 Tools for Success

I'm frequently asked for a list of my bare minimum baking basics, so thought I'd put together a list of my absolute must-haves for everyone, regardless of what you're baking. The list is created with budget in mind, and models what I started out with when I first...

Guide to Borderlands Brushes

Guide to Borderlands Brushes

Edit Aug. 2021: These have gone through an upgrade! So excited to finally be sharing these beauties with you! I decided to design my own set of brushes -- a reflection my most commonly used brushes + I threw in a special brush that I've never seen before in the cookie...

Nesting Heart Cutters & The Sugar Art Favorites

Nesting Heart Cutters & The Sugar Art Favorites

Today, I released a set of nesting heart cutters you can see HERE.  I'm taking the opportunity to also highlight some of my favorite The Sugar Art products, specifically Wedding Gold (now replaced by Golden Halo) and Nu Silver, my two most commonly used products in...

Royal Icing Transfers – Endless Possibilities

Royal Icing Transfers – Endless Possibilities

Royal icing transfers are icing motifs that you can make weeks (sometimes months if stored correctly) ahead of time to use on future projects! When you go to craft stores and see icing embellishments for purchase, those are essentially icing transfers or sometimes...