Posts by Lynlee Beckett

Lynlee North Beckett
Lynlee founded Lynlee’s Petite Cakes in 2010, shortly after throwing her daughter’s 3rd birthday party, when her love of planning parties, crafting and decorating cupcakes culminated into an undeniable passion. After working in the fashion industry as an Accessories buyer for 10 years, Lynlee transitioned into the baking world, specializing in fondant cupcake and cake toppers. As a self-taught fondant artist, she now focuses on providing fondant and party inspiration and tutorials to others through her blog and publications and is the author of the book "Sweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers," scheduled to be released in the Spring of 2014. Lynlee loves all things Parisian and her sweet family, consisting of her hubby, daughter and French poodle.

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Falling for Fall Cupcakes and Sweets

Rustic wooden cupcake towerThough Halloween is over, pumpkins are still abundant and plentiful in desserts reflecting the season, along with complementary flavors as you prep for Thanksgiving! You'll be falling for these fall cupcakes and confections to adorn your seasonal tables that are sure to have everyone giving thanks! Read more »

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10 Classic Cartoon Cupcakes: Retro Is Back!

Care Bears CupcakesRetro animated programs not only evoke a sense of nostalgia in those who remember growing up watching them, but have also made a comeback in popularity to entertain the newer generations. The resurgence of these classic cartoons has also increased the requests and demands for aptly themed kids' parties and cakes. Let these classic cartoon cupcakes take you back to the oldies but goodies, while inspiring you to create your own trendy projects! Read more »

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This Black Cat Is Not Evil: A Halloween Cupcake Tutorial

Three Black Cat Halloween Fondant Cupcake ToppersOctober kicks off the spooky season, which means it's time for Halloween parties and cupcakes! For those who follow the tradition of dressing up in costumes, the choice of whether to go scary or cute is a personal one to make, but when it comes to holiday confections, why not merge the two? Follow this Halloween cupcake tutorial to create some spooky, yet sweet black cats that are sure to serve up more treats than tricks! Read more »

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8 Video Game Cupcakes Unlocked

Video Game CupcakesGamers are extremely passionate about their games of preference and luckily, the characters and game components make the perfect subject matter for sweets! Navigate your way through this collection of video game cupcakes, from the retro classics to today's current favorites for kids and adults of all ages! Read more »

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Under the Sea: Little Mermaid Cakes and Cupcakes

Little Mermaid Cupcakes with Fondant ToppersMermaid cakes and cupcakes are in high demand for little girls who dream of being part of that magical world under the sea! Disney's The Little Mermaid was originally released in 1989, but continues to be a tremendously popular theme, especially with today's re-release of the animated film on Blu-ray. This collection of mermaid cupcakes, cakes and sweet treats will provide you with the perfect inspiration and ideas to fit your next sea life project swimmingly. Read more »