Online Class

Adorable Animal Toppers

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Create delightful animal cake toppers sure to charm even your littlest guests.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Etty van Urk
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Make your next kid’s party a zoo (in a good way!). The Cake Dutchess, Etty van Urk, shares step-by-step instruction to create crowd-pleasing dog, cat, monkey, elephant, polar bear and penguin cake toppers. With timesaving techniques and expert tips, you'’ll spend less time decorating and more time enjoying the party, and your rave reviews!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Delightful Dog
Meet Etty van Urk and begin by reviewing the basics of hand modeling. Then, make your first animal: a delightful sitting dog complete with a simple face and textured fur, ears and tail.
2. Cute Cat
3. Funny Monkey
4. Sweet Elephant
5. Playful Polar Bears
6. Plenty of Penguins

Taught by

Etty van Urk
Etty van Urk
Etty van Urk is the founder and owner of the online shop Cake Dutchess, where she shares her passion for cake toppers through her designs, tutorials and cake supplies. Etty loves connecting with decorators from all over the world through her tutorials that specialize in accessible animal toppers.

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