If you are wondering whether or not to treat yourself to one of my online cake decorating classes with Craftsy, perhaps saving a few pounds will help!!! Yes Craftsy have all their classes, including ALL Cake Decorating Classes, on SALE over the Thanksgiving weekend. All classes will be $19.99 or less! Starting on Black Friday (November 29th) through Cyber Monday (December 2nd) at midnight MT (Mountain Time)
Both my classes are on sale for £12.50, which is a real bargain! To find them simply click on the sale logo above and then put Lindy Smith in the search box.
I have loved creating these classes and the feedback from my students has been fabulous. To see me in action, treat yourself to either my birdcage cake carving and stencilling class or my favourite - The cake design made simple Art Deco class.
“An amazing class! She is a lovely person and an amazing teacher! Really loved the painting on the cake! Can’t wait to try making a birdcage cake!”
“Thank you Lindy for a great class, you explain everything very well and make it accessible. I am very inspired now and have talked my niece into letting me do a version of this cake for her wedding!!”
Alternatively make someone else happy and give an online class as a gift, as these classes make excellent Christmas presents. But don’t wait to long to decide as the sale ends SUNDAY!
Lindy Smith and Lindy’s Cakes at Cake International 2013 – the largest cake decorating show of its kind in the world
November means Cake International the most important event in our cake calendar here at Lindy’s Cakes. This year the exhibition was the largest ever with exhibitors from right around the world. For me it’s always a wonderful opportunity, if only briefly, to catch up with all the students I’ve taught from both the UK and across the globe, be they from Italy, Brazil or Australia etcetera….. It’s also a marvellous… Continue reading
Lindy Smith and her cookie crackers in the spotlight, on the Christmas Stage at the ‘Ideal Home Christmas’ show
I love getting ready for Christmas, so I was thrilled to be invited to demonstrate at the Ideal Home Christmas Show at Earls Court this year. As the show was hot on the heels of Cake International at the NEC, I agreed to just provide demonstrations on the Thursday of the show. Sooooo pleased I chose Thursday because it so happened that… Continue reading
Lindy Smith gives baking and cake decorating tips to Ben Prater on BBC Radio Wiltshire Breakfast Programme
This morning I had the great privilege of speaking to Ben Prater on BBC Radio Wiltshire’s Breakfast programme. The radio station is helping to promote the Great Burbage Cake Off event, this coming Sunday in aid of Children in Need, and they contacted me for some baking and cake decorating tips. The full programme is available for the next week on iPlayer. I… Continue reading
I’m not colour-blind. I just lack the colour confidence gene. I’ve made cakes before (of course they’re a lot better since I did Lindy’s course), but choosing the right colour combinations …. let’s just say I used to stay “safe” going for a boring single colour creation, or go mad until my cakes resembled a “masterpiece” from a toddler let loose with a box of crayons.
Now… Continue reading
Your chance to WIN my NEW online Craftsy class being launched this week, all you have to do is click on the class title card and register your details with Craftsy – that’s it, nothing complicated!
Lindy’s NEW Crafty Class, click to enter the give… Continue reading
I was thrilled and delighted to discover my patchwork owl cake had been chosen, from many cakes at the Cake and Bake Show, to feature in the online version of the Telegraph Newspaper, published Saturday 14th September 2013. Here is what this prestigious paper had to say about the show and my cake:
“Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre becomes a cavernous cauldron… Continue reading
If you’ve not yet got your OWN copy of my NEW book ‘Creative colour for cake decorating‘ then have a listen to this short 4 minute sound track. You’ll hear me answer a few questions about this exciting new book plus you’ll hear from a few of my fans – their reactions to my new book and comments… Continue reading
Lindy Smith launches her NEW ‘Creative Colour for Cake decorating’ Book at the Cake and Bake Show, London
“You have saved my life soooo many times” was one of the many wonderful comments I received during the launch of my fabulous NEW book, at the The Cake and Bake Show in Earls Court, London, recently. It’s always exciting when a book, I’ve spent literally months writing, is finally published as… Continue reading
Not long now until my new book – ‘Creative colour for cake decorating‘ is published. I must admit to being very excited, I’ve loved creating this ground breaking book, it’s been a lot of fun and of course a lot of hard work too! My publishers, David and Charles, are also thrilled and have put together a short… Continue reading
As I’m sure many of you know from first hand experience, being a parent whilst juggling a business is a hard task. I’ve been judging the demands of both my family and my growing business since my son was three back in 1998, so I was delighted to learn that I have been nominated for various awards at The Mumpreneur Awards 2013 – a national award scheme for… Continue reading
We are all so excited here that my first online cake decorating class with Craftsy is proving so popular. I’ve received some lovely comments since the launch last week and now the trailer has been released – how exciting!!
Had an exciting week as my first Craftsy class has gone live. For those of you who’ve not heard of Craftsy, they are an online teaching platform for all types of craft including crochet, knitting, photography, fine art, embroidery, cooking to name a few AND, of course, cake decorating. I was approached last year to film a couple of classes and this is the first! I hope you… Continue reading
So what does the queen of Sugarcaft do when she has a few moments of spare time… she starts filming!! As if Lindy hasn’t got enough on her plate with Lindy’s Cakes, teaching and writing, the minute I turn my back she’s off in a studio far away being filmed doing what she does best. Cake friends I had to share this with you as it is an exciting new… Continue reading
“Lindy Smith und ihre liebe zur zuckerkunst” is the title of the interview that I give to Food Heaven’s German edition of ‘Baking Heaven’ magazine. It seems that I am proving to be a bit of a hit over in Europe as my ‘Contemporary cake decorating bible’ book has now been translated into 4 European languages, however its in Germany that I am creating the biggest stir! This article says… Continue reading