I've ordered the Planet Cake Book and also A couple of Wiltons Cake Decorating books, I already have some experience piping with buttercream. But I have never used Fondant. Like most of you, I am also looking for any excuse to test out my baking and decodrating skills, luckily I have 5 Birthday's in the next 3 months and then Christmas to look forward to!
Fuchsia - I've also taken a liking to cupcake decorating, I find it a little easier then decorating a whole cake!
The courses are expensive, I was quite shocked when I saw how much actually, I thought maybe around the $150 mark but the Company I am doing them through charge anywhere from $360 upwards
Maria02 - That is an awesome cake! My DS1 is demanding I make him a transformers cake now I'm actually ashamed to say that I have never baked any of my kids birthday cakes, but now that I have found this new hobby I can't wait!