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Cakes To Inspire And Desire - Lindy Smith

paperback 138 pages full colour ISBN 9780715324974
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Cakes To Inspire And Desire - Lindy Smith

  • Lindy Smith - one of Cake Stuff's trading partners is a cake maker and sugarcraft legend, and has written and published a lovely little range of books for cake makers and sugarcraft fans alike
  • Lindy's books are not easy to find (and certainly not in the bargain section of high street shops!) so we're delighted to offer them to Cake Stuff customers at less than RRP
  • discover a collection of over 35 truly inspirational celebration cakes, each with a modern and distinctive finish. This clever book looks at the shapes of cakes, showing how a simple square or round design can be the basis of a truly beautiful creation
  • clear colour photographs and detailed step-by-step display a variety of traditional and contemporary techniques from florals to stripes and cake jewellery
  • Lindy writes: "The title says it all, as my aim with this, my 7th book, is to provide cakes that will indeed inspire you to be more creative and encourage you to try something new. For this book I have taken design themes that appeal to me, such as Op art and traditional Indian patterns and through the exciting process of research and design I have created new and contemporary cakes for everyone to enjoy.  Apart from providing you with new ideas, the content of this book is also very much a response to the many requests I have received for written instructions from my readers. I love using cake jewellery on my cakes, as it adds that extra touch of sparkle and opulence to cakes, and from the feedback I have received, it is obviously something that appeals to many others as well. I have therefore included a selection of possibilities to inspire you – experiment and see what you can achieve, I’m sure you’ll be surprised at how simple it can be.  Wonky Cakes I have also let you into the ‘secret’ of how to create my extremely popular wonky cakes, a carved shape that I love using as it lends itself to all kinds of decorative possibilities. Once you’ve mastered the basics of this shape and feel more confident in your abilities, take a look at my wonky wedding cake page on this website for further inspirational ideas.  Be Inspired I have included cakes inspired by pop art, art nouveau, Greek ceramic patterns, Indian temple and fabric designs, Gaudi's mosaics as well as the colours and patterns found within flowers such as the moth orchid. I hope my interpretations and ideas inspire you and that you too will feel the urge to be creative. Easy to follow step by step Instructions My books over the years have become known for their simple to follow step by step instructions. I always try to include as many steps as possible and to not leave anything out or assume my readers have any prior knowledge of how for example a particular cake is carved or covered."
  • large paperback 138 pages full colour
  • approx 21.5cm x 28cm
  • published by David & Charles
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