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Archive for January 2011

Gum paste flowers

Calla LillyI’ve been wanting to try making gum paste flowers for quite some time but have been a little unsure of it. I purchased the basic tools such as a flower modelling tool set (including ball tool and veining tool), a few petal cutters, I used a piece of foam i had here for my foam pad and I used a couple of small plastic containers to hold my flowers until they had set. I did plenty of research on the interenet, watching and reading many tutorials. Read the rest of this entry »

First week of 2011

Well the first week of 2011 is just about complete and what a busy week it has been!  The new look website has been launched, so check it out, make some comments and share with your friends. Let us know if you happen to come across any glitches so we can fix them up!

Of course, I could let the first week of 2011 go by without making some cakes!!! My cousin arrived in town this week with her husband and two littlies and we have not seen each other in quite a few years.  It was great to catch up over a BBQ and of course some chocolate cupcakes for dessert! With one special cake decorated to celebrate Tippi’s birthday.

This week I’ve also been playing around with cupcake cases. 

 I just love those lace looking cases and have been dying to try them out.  They are a little on the expensive side and in my research about the product, I came across someone who has made these cases themselves using paper doylies.  I decided to give them a try and I think they look quite sweet.  I will still be trying out the bought ones in the future. ;)

This month I plan to try out some flowers so keep an eye out for these!  If you have a need for a special cake this year, please feel free to contact me via the contact form, I would be delighted to assist!  I would like to encourage all of my customers to provide feedback on my site. Thank you :)

 

A new look for 2011

Hi all, Christee-Lee Cakes website has a new look for 2011, and some new functions for users as well. Along with the new look site we have a all new (CLC Yummy) logo too.   Come check it out!
One of the most noticeable new features is the sites interaction with facebook, we are now using facebooks API to allow facebook members use their facebook account to automate logging in at Christee-Lee Cakes website, there is now like buttons and post to facebook functions when commenting and more. The “share it” bar has been replaced with “Sharing is Caring” bar with a lot more options. If you use a feed or social networking site that is not shown in the “Sharing is Caring” menu please drop us an email via the contact tab to let us know, we will add it for you.

We have tried to make commenting and sharing our posts as easy as possible with out compromising the security of the site or contributors privacy. Your comments recommendations and feed back lets us know that people are finding the site interesting or useful and also offer us inspiration. So please feel free to share, comment, and provide feedback. There has been a lot of coding change, although we tested all functions in ie8 and Firefox, if you do come across any errors please reply here or contact us via the contact form.