August 17, 2017

Stencil gallery

Stencilling – a favourite technique with Lindy!

Don’t tell anyone but using stencils to decorate your cakes and cookies is an extremely easy way to add impressive decoration in no time at all!!!  If you’ve not tried using stencil on your cakes then we hope you will be inspired to have a go with the selection of Lindy’s cakes and cookies below. Many of these appear in her latest decorating books where you’ll find full instructions so we hope you’ll give stencilling a try!

pink flowerIntricate patterns and elegant designs!

Stencilled heart cookies!

“Ever since I discovered culinary stencils a few years ago, I have been hooked! I simply love using them as they their beautiful patterns add such interest to cakes and cookies,  whether subtly or by making a statement. They are extremely easy to use, so much so that I always encourage my students to try them out in class. There are various approaches  you can take when using stencils, so they are extremely versatile.  In fact I have dedicated a complete  chapter to stencilling  in my ‘ contemporary cake bible’ book. Have you experimented with stencilling yet? ” Lindy

Lindy’s stencilled cake and cookie examples – which is your favourite?

Below you will find a selection of Lindy’s stencilled cakes and cookies to inspire you. Please click on the images to see and read a little more about each example.

Inspired to try stencilling….. but need a little help!

pink flowerLindy’s books

Step by step instructions on various ways to use stencils on your cakes and cookies are found in a couple of Lindy’s cake decorating books, but we would recommend:

the contemporary cake decorating bible by Lindy Smith‘The contemporary cake decorating bible’ by Lindy Smith, published October 2011.
This title includes a whole chapter showing various ways to stencil.

For further decorating ideas we would suggest:

Lindy's cupcake book‘Bake me I’m yours…cupcake celebration’ by Lindy Smith, published September 2010

Both these books are available via our online shop please click on their titles to buy or for more information about these popular titles.

pink flowerStencilling technique classes

If you’d like to experiment and learn how to use stencils under expert tuition, then why not treat yourself to a Lindy Smith  stencilling technique workshop? For further details and information about Lindy’s classes, please visit the classes section of our website – Please click here to visit.

pink flowerBuying Stencils

We think it is very important that you invest in culinary stencils that are robust enough to be reused. This is why we only stock stencils that we know will withstand repeated use.  To view our large selection of tried and tested designs please visit our online shop, where you will find  stencils in all shapes and sizes, including Lindy’s very own designs. Please click here to enter our online shop.


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