Vintage Perfume Bottle Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Vintage Perfume Bottle
with Janette MacPherson
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 12
Decorating time: 5 hours
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Bite Sized

Watch Janette make her Vintage Perfume Bottle in just one minute!

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In this 15 minute video, we share some of the best bits from the full course.

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1. Covering the board

Learn to cover the board with a simple wood panel effect.

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2. Layering and carving

Janette shows you how to layer the cake and carve it into the perfume bottle shape.

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3. Ganaching

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to ganache the cake with smooth surfaces and neat edges.

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4. Covering with sugarpaste

How to cover the cake with sugarpaste and smooth the edges.

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5. Airbrushing

In this lesson, Janette shows you how to airbrush the cake with a beautiful blue/green colour and painting highlights.

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6. Starting the details

In this lesson, we will be using moulds for the decorations and making the centre plaque.

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7. Making the bottle stopper

Janette uses a variety of techniques to show you how to make the bottle top.

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8. Painting

Janette finishes off the cake by painting the silver.

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9. Other Ideas

Janette has a few ideas how to add your own touch to this cake and add extras for a real showstopper cake.

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10. PRO Lesson

Learn how much this cake cost to make, and an idea of how much to sell it for.

Vintage Perfume Bottle Cake Tutorial

Join Janette making this beautiful vintage perfume bottle! Learn cake carving, airbrushing and decorative detailing.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  •  Carve a cake
  • Airbrush subtle features
  •  Use moulds for detailed decoration
  •  Create a simple wood panel effect
  • and much, much more

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Janette MacPherson

Janette MacPherson

Janette is a self-taught cake designer based in Drumnadrochit in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland. With a University Degree in Animation and a previous career as a Graphic Designer, she is now a lucky Mummy of three who unleashes her creative needs in cake form. Janette specialises in bespoke, personalised, highly detailed designs which capture memories, create a talking point and have even brought tears to eyes. Figure modelling is her speciality. She can create figures and pets from photographs and also replicate any personal items such as beloved teddies, favourite hobbies, outfits.... whatever you need!
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