Class Description

  • KIDS CLASS - Cookie Decorating
  • Time: 10am - 11:30am
    Taught by: Anita Buell
    Cost: 25.00

    All supplies are provided by Blake's Decorette Shop. Kids learn to decorate 4 holiday themed cookies. Take your cookies home

  • KIDS CLASS - Cake Decorating
  • Time: 10am - 11:30am
    Taught by: Anita Buell
    Cost: 25.00

    All supplies are provided by Blake's Decorette Shop. Kids get to decorate an 8" round cake with fondant decorations and take their creation home!

  • Gum Paste Flowers**
  • Time: 2pm - 5pm
    Taught by: Mary Reichelt
    Cost: 30.00

    A hands-on class covering the basic techniques used in making realistic gum paste flowers. You will learn about gum paste and gum paste tools while making Forget-me-nots, Stephanotis, Roses and Leaves. See supply list below. May be taken alone or as part of the flower series.

    Call the store to register 503.620.5100

    GUM PASTE SUPPLIES NEEDED:

    • 6 wires that are white wrapped
    • Stamens, yellow or white with stiff stems
    • Styrofoam block (about quarter sheet size)
    • Leaf veiner (opt.)
    • Small rolling pin
    • Ball Tools
    • Paste or gel colors
    • Gum Paste Flower Cutter Set (optional)

    (The above items are available at Blake's Decorette Shop)

    HOME SUPPLIES:

    • Individual plastic mat or practice board
    • Tapered Spatula
    • 2 or 3 quart or pint size zip lock bags Small
    • needle-nosed pliers
    • 1 gallon size zip lock bag
    • Round toothpicks
    • Small tweezers
    • Padded box to carry home projects
    • Couple of damp cloths for cleaning your area of work
    • About 1 ounce of white shortening

    Fine pointed scissors or tape cutter (available at Blake's Decorette Shop)

    TECHNIQUES:

    • Forget-me-not
    • Stephanotis
    • Rose
    • Leaf:
  • Fondant Figure Modeling
  • Time: 2pm - 5pm
    Taught by: Bambi Sorenson
    Cost: 30.00
    • ¼ Sheet box to take home creations *
    • 1 lb fondant *
    • Plastic People Molds * (Man, Women, Child)
    • Pastry cutter / Pizza cutter *
    • Gum Paste forming tools *
    • Quilting ruler 6” – clear or ruler
    • Fondant smoother *
    • Paste color of choice *
    • Cornstarch
    • Shortening *
    • Small Rolling pin - with no nicks *
    • Fondant mat for rolling out fondant on *
    • Damp cloths
    • Fondant Extruder *
    • Paint brush *
    • Plastic Wrap
    • Styrofoam block
    • Royal Icing
    • Pastry Bag – disposable, parchment or cloth bag *
    • #2 tip or closest *
    • Wire 4 – 6 pcs *
    • Wire Cutters
    • Tooth Picks
    • Small Scissors pointed *
    *Available at Blakes' Decorette Shop
  • Intro to Airbrush
  • Time: 10am - noon
    Taught by: Mary Reichelt
    Cost: 30.00
    This is a hands-on class covering types of airbrushes and how to use them free-hand and with stencils to do basic sprayed decorating. If you have an airbrush, bring it in to learn how yours works, if not, you may use the store’s airbrush. All other supplies are provided by Blake's Decorette
  • Beginning Cookie Decorating
  • Time: 2pm - 5pm
    Taught by: Bambi Sorenson
    Cost: 40.00

    All supplies are provided by Blake's Decorette Shop and you get to take your edible artwork home.
    Call the store to register 503.620.5100 

    In this hands-on class you will learn what it takes to get the perfect icing for decorating beautiful cookies.
    Some of the things you will learn:
    • How to make Royal Icing
    • Coloring the icing
    • consistencies of icing
    • filling bags
    • overview of making cookies
    • outlining cookies
    • flooding
    • decorating techniques - dots, chantilly, flocking,simple fondant cover
    By the end of class you will have 4 decorated cookies to take home with you.

     

  • Basic Cakes Decorating
  • Time: 10am - noon
    Taught by: Mary Reichelt
    Cost: 40.00

     

     

    Supplies Needed:

    1. Double recipe of Buttercream Icing (or you can purchase already made buttercream at Blake's Decorette Shop)
    2. Tip #2, #18 and #129
    3. 3-12" Disposable decorating bags
    4. Small angled spatula
    5. Damp washcloth
    6. Plastic bag for dirty equipment
    7. 3 containers with lids for icing
    8. practice board or plastic mat
    9. 2 or 3 tablespoons or table knives

    Techniques:

    Baking, splitting and filling cakes

    Frosting and smoothing

    Basic borders

    Buttercream Icing Recipe

    • 1 lb. powdered sugar
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1/2 cup Hi-Ratio shortening
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 tablespoon meringue powder

    Place all in bowl and beat for 10 minutes.

     

  • Spring Cupcakes
  • Time: 10am - noon
    Taught by: Marci
    Cost: 40.00
    Learn hands-on how easy it is to make fun and funky cupcakes using basic techniques. All supplies are provided by Blake''s Decorette Shop. Take your creations home!
    Call the store to register 503.620.5100

    No Supplies needed
  • Royal Icing Flowers
  • Time: 10am - 1pm
    Taught by: Mary Reichelt
    Cost: 30.00
    A hands-on class for piping flowers including Petunias, Lilies and Poppy and others with royal icing on lily-nails. See supply list below. May be taken alone or as part of the flower series.
    Call Blake's Decorette Shop to register 503.620.5100

    Supply List:
    • Tips #1, #2, #3, #15, #68, #103, #104, #352
    • 3" x 3" Foil Squares
    • Icing bags or parchment triangles
    • 4 - 6 Couplers
    • Lily Nail Set
    • Damp Cloths
    • Spoons or Table Knives for filling bags
    • Box to take home flowers
    • Artificial Stamens
    Techniques:
    • Lily: #68, #3
    • Bluebell: #68
    • Poinsettia: #352, #2
    • Petunia: #104, #15
    • California Poppy: #103
    • Morning Glory: #104. #103. #2, #1
  • Advanced Cookie Decorating
  • Time: 2pm - 5pm
    Taught by: Bambi Sorenson
    Cost: 50.00

    No Supplies needed

    In this hands-on class you will learn advanced techniques for cookie decorating 

    Some of the things you will learn:

     

    • Brush embroidery
    • 3-D
    • Roses in icing
    • writing
    • fondant effects
    • stencil

     

     

    By the end of class you will have 6 advanced decorated cookies to take home with you.

  • Rolled Fondant Basics
  • Time: 10am - 1pm
    Taught by: Bambi Sorenson
    Cost: 40.00

    This is an intermediate level class

    Have you always wanted to try rolled fondant? You’ll be amazed at how easy it is. This is a hands on class where you will learn what it takes to cover a cake with fondant. Once covered, you then get to play and learn how to make some basic fondant decorations.

    Student must be able to frost a cake and have a basic understanding of cake decorating.

    Students will take home their completed project.

    See supply list below.

     

    SUPPLIES NEEDED:

     

    • small metal spatula
    • Buttercream Icing (can be purchased at Blake's Decorette or see recipe below)
    • Fondant - Recommend Satin Ice which can be purchased at Decorette Shop
    • filling
    • Rolling Pin (with no nicks)
    • Parchment papers or other icing bags
    • Scissors
    • 1 or 2 damp cloths
    • Sharp knife or cutting wheel (pizza cutter)
    • Tip #2
    • Plastic Wrap
    • Small amount of Shortening
    • Paste or Gel Colors
    • Practice Board or plastic mat
    • board and box to carry home projects

    Buttercream Icing Recipe

    • 1 lb. powdered sugar
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1/2 cup Hi-Ratio shortening
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 tablespoon meringue powder

    Place all in bowl and beat for 10 minutes.

     

  • Spring Cake Pops
  • Time: 10am - noon
    Taught by: Marci Dayley
    Cost: 40.00
    • Medium size bowl for mixing centers
    • 1 or 2 damp cloths
    • Fork
    • Box or a container to take home finished Cake Pops
  • Spring Cookie Decorating
  • Time: 2pm - 5pm
    Taught by: Bambi Sorenson
    Cost: 50.00

     

    Cookie Decorating - Our most popular class. In this hands-on class you will decorate 8 beautiful cookies to take home. 

    All supplies are provided by Blake's Decorette Shop.

    Call the store to register and reserve your spot 503.620.5100

  • Easter Candies
  • Time: 10am - noon
    Taught by: Anita Buell
    Cost: 40.00

    No Supplies needed.

    Come learn the basics of working with chocolate  - molded, dipped, lollipops. etc

    Demo and hands - on class. take some creations home!

    Call Blake's Decorette Shop to register 503.620.5100

  • KIDS CLASS - Cupcakes
  • Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Taught by: Anita Buell
    Cost: 25.00
  • KIDS CLASS - Cake Decorating
  • Time: 10- 11:30am
    Taught by: Anita Buell
    Cost: 25.00
  • Level 2 Cake Decorating Series (THURS MORNING)
  • Time: 10am - 1pm
    Taught by: Mary Reichelt
    Cost: 70.00

    This is a seven week series class. The student will learn more advanced borders, flowers and other cake decorating ideas for the advanced decorator. The student will get to work with an Air brush learn to work with Fondant, make petit fours and more!. A total of 4 cakes are made.

    Supply List for Lesson #1

    • Tip #15, 18 and 104
    • Practice Board
    • 2 Batches Buttercream Icing (can be purchased in store or see recipe section)
    • Smoothing spatula
    • Paste Colors
    • Parchment or bags
    • Paintbrush
  • Level 2 Cake Decorating Series (thurs eve)
  • Time: 7pm - 10pm
    Taught by: Mary Reichelt
    Cost: 70.00

     

    This is a seven week series class. The student will learn more advanced borders, flowers and other cake decorating ideas for the advanced decorator. The student will get to work with an Air brush learn to work with Fondant, make petit fours and more!. A total of 4 cakes are made.

    Supply List for Lesson #1

    • Tip #15, 18 and 104
    • Practice Board
    • 2 Batches Buttercream Icing (can be purchased in store or see recipe section)
    • Smoothing spatula
    • Paste Colors
    • Parchment or bags
    • Paintbrush
  • Level 1 Cake Decorating Series (Tuesday mornings)
  • Time: 10am - 1pm
    Taught by: Mary Reichelt
    Cost: 70.00

     

    This is a seven week series where the student makes a total of four cakes. By the end of this class the student will have learned several borders and flowers and other cake decorating basics.

    NO SUPPPLIES NEEDED FOR THE FIRST CLASS.  CALL THE STORE TO REGISTER. 503.620.5100

  • Level 1 Cake Decorating Series (Tuesday Eve)
  • Time: 7pm - 10pm
    Taught by: Bambi Sorenson
    Cost: 70.00

     

    This is a seven week series where the student makes a total of four cakes. By the end of this class the student will have learned several borders and flowers and other cake decorating basics.

    NO SUPPPLIES NEEDED FOR THE FIRST CLASS.CALL THE STORE TO REGISTER. 503.620.5100

  • Level 1 Cake Decorating Series (Monday Eve)
  • Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm
    Taught by: Bambi Sorenson
    Cost: 70.00

    This is a seven week series where the student makes a total of four cakes. By the end of this class the student will have learned several borders and flowers and other cake decorating basics.

    NO SUPPPLIES NEEDED FOR THE FIRST CLASS.CALL THE STORE TO REGISTER. 503.620.5100

  • Beginning Cookie Decorating
  • Time: 2pm - 5pm
    Taught by: Bambi Sorenson
    Cost: 40.00
    All supplies are provided by Blake's Decorette Shop and you get to take your edible artwork home.
    Call the store to register 503.620.5100

    In this hands-on class you will learn what it takes to get the perfect icing for decorating beautiful cookies.
    Some of the things you will learn:
    • How to make Royal Icing
    • Coloring the icing
    • consistencies of icing
    • filling bags
    • overview of making cookies
    • outlining cookies
    • flooding
    • decorating techniques - dots, chantilly, flocking,simple fondant cover
    By the end of class you will have 4 decorated cookies to take home with you.
  • Creative Cupcakes
  • Time: 10am - noon
    Taught by: Marci Dayley
    Cost: 40.00

    No supplies needed.

     

    Hands-on class where you will learn some creative ways to decorate 6 cupcakes to take home.