The Creative Touch, a family-owned store in Newport News, has offered cake decorating classes and supplies for over 25 years. Their inventory includes supplies for creating cakes, candies, cookies, and other treats--for all occasions.
Classes are two hours long, scheduled on Saturday mornings and weekday evenings. Creative Touch instructors teach the three core Wilton cake decorating courses: "Decorating Basics", "Flowers & Cake Design", and "Fondant & Gumpaste". These courses consist of four weekly classes. They also teach other courses and classes such as:
"Rolled Fondant" - learn how to scribe, hand paint, and cover cookies;
"Gumpaste Flowers" - learn how to make over 10 different gumpaste flowers in 5 weeks;
"Petit Fours" - learn how to make poured fondant and decorate petit fours;
"Cookie Decorating" - create seasonal and themed cookies;
"Kids Cookie & Cupcake Classes" - each child learns basic decorating skills and takes home decorated cookies and cupcakes.
For current class schedules, please call the store.
Cake Decorating Techniques
- Gum Paste
- Rolled Fondant
- Cake Writing
- Cake Painting
- Royal Icing
Types of Cake
- Sugarcraft Flowers