Welcome to Stencil 101

Using stencils in your decorating is not only easy but fun too! Happy decorating! ~ Louise 

Getting started

If you've seen gorgeous stencilled cupcake toppers and the prettiest cookies, and thought "I'd like to do that, but where do I start?", here's a few key tips to get you started.

How to Stencil

Stencils are extremely versatile decorating tools that can be used on a number of different cakes, bakes and patiessiere. Here I go through a few of the different ways you can stencil.

What Tools do I need to Stencil?

You're going to need different cake decorating tools depending on what you are decorating and how. I've put together some of my must haves for decorating with lustre dusts, royal icing and airbrushing.


Everyone has their favourite recipes and their favourite method of decorating, and with all things it's a case of trial and error until you find the ones that work for you. Here's a few of my suggestions.

What is that?

Want to know the difference between sugarpaste and fondant? What exactly is ganache? Ethanoyl and water based airbrush paints? And just how many different buttercreams are there!?

Have a question?

Hopefully I've covered the basics for you in the sections above, but it you sitll have questions, please do get in touch

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