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with Violet Lin Tran
Online Class

Cakes in Vivid Color

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Decorate four creative cake designs with easy-to-replicate techniques you can mix and match to your heart's content. With cake decorator Violet Lin Tran as your guide, you'll start with tips for choosing color combinations and coloring fondant to create gorgeous hues sure to make your decorating sing. Once you've covered color, you'll learn to use basic cutters to create sophisticated tiled designs. Borrow inspiration from paper crafts as you use quilling techniques to create a plaque and topper brimming with visual interest and dimension. Then, work with impressive onlay patterns that are surprisingly simple to apply. Ready to create breathtaking borders and toppers? Bring them to life using molds and luster dust. Plus, you'll learn to create unforgettable textures and more using Violet's signature two-toned petals.


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h26m

Included in this Class

1. Color Tips & Composition

1. Color Tips & Composition

Meet cake designer Violet Lin Tran, then get started learning about color composition and creating a palette for your designs. Violet shares how to trust your own vision and do what works for you! Plus, get valuable tips on achieving true colors.

2. Tiling

2. Tiling

Learn how to make dramatic geometric patterns and attach them to your cake with even spacing. The options are limitless for tiling, and Violet will show you how inspiration can be found anywhere!

3. Quilling

3. Quilling

Turn a popular paper craft into enticing cake designs as you learn how to quill strips of fondant. Use these to create intricate designs with dimension that make decorations pop. Create your own heart-shaped plaque full of quilled pieces and apply it to the side of your cake!