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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 3

    24th Jan 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 3

    A cupcake pen and holder was my project for week 3 of the 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge.  Decorating a pen is loads of fun and needless to say, I LOVE making cupcakes, whether it’s the edible kind or out of polymer clay. I am very happy with my cupcake pen.  

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 2

    17th Jan 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 2

    For week 2 of the 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge I made a heart cane. It is loads of fun to make and very rewarding when you slice it and you get the perfect picture.  This will definitely not be the last cane I try. 

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge – Week 1

    10th Jan 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge - Week 1

    So this was the first week of the 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge and after thinking of so many options, I finally decided to start the challenge with something I’ve never done before. I was going to make a patchwork pendant, inspired by one of Kater’s Acres tutorials.  (she has loads of tutorials) I prepared squares of ...

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  • 2020 Polymer Clay Challenge

    8th Jan 2020

    2020 Polymer Clay Challenge

    In December 2019 I came across the polymer clay challenge on Kater’s Acres website. I started reading about it and it’s a commitment to work with polymer clay and try to complete one item per week. You can choose a theme to work on or do whatever you like. It made me very excited and I ...

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  • Love 2 Create 2018

    28th Jun 2018

    Love 2 Create 2018

    In May, I attended the Love 2 Create Convention again. Two days of being spoiled, having fun, learning new crafts, meeting new people and eating great food. On arrival, we received our goodie bags and name tags. The theme this year was donuts.   Each day started with coffee and delicious homemade rusks. Because of the water situation ...

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  • Love 2 Create Convention

    5th Jun 2016

    Love 2 Create Convention

    This year the 7th Love 2 Create Convention was held in Bellville and I had the privilege to attend it for the first time. A friend of mine picked me up VERY early on the Friday morning, registration was at 7:15. There was a lot of excitement in the car! When we got there, we registered and ...

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  • Cupcakes 4 Kids with Cancer 2015

    30th Sep 2015

    Cupcakes 4 Kids with Cancer 2015

    I had the privilege to be part of the sweetest day of the year again and had lots of fun decorating my cupcakes. We delivered to Bayside early on Saturday morning. The tables were full of beautiful cupcakes. Thanks to everyone who bought a cupcake or more. You helped to raise R1.5 million.            

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  • My cake won!

    18th Feb 2015

    My cake won!

    In December 2014 Barco had a Colourful Baking Competition on their facebook page. All you had to do was to bake any colourful cake, cupcake or meringue using their new food colouring gels. Take a picture of the finished product along with the Barco food colouring gels used and post it on their facebook page. I was ...

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  • The sweetest way to save a life – 2014

    29th Sep 2014

    The sweetest way to save a life - 2014

    Cupcakes of HOPE is a Non-Profit Company and their aim is to raise awareness and funds for families in need of medical assistance. They have several events during the year but their main event is hosting South Africa’s National Cupcake Day 4 Kids with Cancer in September. This year National Cupcake Day for Kids with Cancer was ...

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  • Cake Decorating Folder

    7th Apr 2014

    Cake Decorating Folder

    So, you started collecting your Cake Decorating magazines and received your first folder. And, if you’re like me, you opened it and thought “where’s the instructions?” 🙂 It took me a while to figure out how the magazines are suppose to fit into the folder. At a market I was doing one Friday evening, I had two ...

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