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A Bucket In My Kit 12th July, 2012


When it comes to face painting water is an essential part of your kit, whether you’re using it to clean your brushes or in an atomiser to spray onto your cakes. Personally I use a couple of small glass jars to rinse my water in, that way I can keep track at how murky it gets and customers can see that I make changes to it regularly.  If I get… (read more)

Sponge Mops – Review 3rd July, 2012

Sponge Mops/Pouncers

For whatever your repertoire may be a few sponge mops in your kit could prove handy.  Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with drawing your circles freehanded.  But when you’ve got queues building, a simple dab of a sponge mop will make it a little more quicker. My first purchase were a set of Loew Cornell branded ones, and I went with these because I LOVE my LC brushes and… (read more)

Twitter Suspension – Update 29th June, 2012


Since my last post on this issue pretty much a week ago.  I’m now finally back on Twitter.  Sad as it is .. I’m “yaying” about it. This was the main reason why my account was suspended: “Twitter has automated systems that find and remove multiple automated spam accounts in bulk. Unfortunately, it looks like your account got caught up in one of these spam groups by mistake”. Before I… (read more)

Twitter Suspension 21st June, 2012


For those of you who have been trying to get in touch via Twitter, my account has been suspended; for what reasons I’m unsure of.  As far as I can tell, I’ve not violated their terms in any way.  If I have I hadn’t received an email to notify or pre-warn me first of such violation. So until matters are resolved, please contact me via my email address. Thank you!… (read more)

How To Make Split/Rainbow Cakes 12th June, 2012

A homemade split/rainbow cake

It takes a brave soul to cut up your new and pristine cakes that I know but I love these little gems which are such a time saver and more importantly; allows for MAXIMUM wow factor.  You can purchase these but if you can be bothered to make them, they are handy as you can customise the colour combination to your liking and cater it to what sort of faces… (read more)

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