09 Apr

Lynlee’s {Sweet & Unique!} New Book + Giveaway

Sweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers by Lynlee North Beckett

When it comes to creative talents, some people have just got a gift – and Lynlee North Beckett is the perfect example! From miniature Disneyland rides to Mr. Potato Head pirates, her incredible fondant work has been popping up in the parties we’ve featured here at HWTM for years now, not to mention delighting party guests (and their hostesses!) all over the country.


Speaking of being delighted by Lynlee’s work, I’m excited to share some fun news today about a whole NEW way to enjoy it. Her brand new bookSweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers – just came out yesterday, and after flipping through it myself, I’m happy to share that it’s just as clever, innovative, and detailed as all of her fondant creations! Designed to help others recreate her thematic fondant decorations, the book contains over 80 tutorials that are broken down in great detail. Scroll down for more info + some (super cute!) sneak peeks from the book.

ADDED BONUS: I’m giving a copy away to one of our readers! To enter, simply leave any comment here by this Friday, April 11 at noon PST. We’ll pick a winner on Friday afternoon. Someone’s weekend will be off to a very sweet start! ;)

Sweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers by Lynlee North Beckett

Here’s a run down of what you’ll find inside the book:

– Over 80 step-by-step written tutorials with accompanying photographs for fun and festive fondant cupcake toppers.
– Detailed instructions to cater to varying difficulty levels, allowing you to simplify or modify accordingly to your skill and expertise level.
– Suggestions for pairing topper designs with different themes in the book.
– Tips and tricks for working with fondant, as well as descriptions of tools and materials and their uses.
– Ideas to enhance your displays and to package your fondant toppers.

Where you Can Buy the Book online:

Barnes & Noble

BOOK TOUR: Lynlee will be traveling to several U.S. cities for book signing events, along with some fellow sweet authors! Visit Lynlee’s website for the most up-to-date book tour information. For my fellow San Diegans – she’ll be in town this Saturday!

Farm Animal Cupcakes

P.S. You can also check out a video trailer of the book below – and I’d just like to wrap this up big sending a huge CONGRATS to Lynlee! Within just a few seconds of flipping through the book, the amount of work that went into it is very apparent… the photography alone must’ve taken a gazillion hours! I hope it flies off the shelves! Well deserved, friend. :)

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mae SAYS:

Those are amazing toppers.. I would be able to use it on my daughters first birthday as we have alot of DIY projects.

April 9, 2014 at 11:01 am

Karin SAYS:

Amazing! And so cute! I´d love to have it for our next familyparties. Karin

April 9, 2014 at 11:21 am

Danielle SAYS:

That is seriously the cutest thing ever. love it!

April 9, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Roxanne Russell SAYS:

The Disneyland cupcake toppers are AMAZING! I might have to do that for MY (30th) birthday!

April 9, 2014 at 7:24 pm

Adee Pintzov SAYS:

I'd love to win!

April 9, 2014 at 7:25 pm

alyson SAYS:

Love all of these!

April 9, 2014 at 12:28 pm

Allee Cross SAYS:

Too cute! I'd love to win the book.

April 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm

Vanessa Antillon SAYS:

Love those farm cupcakes i would love to win this book

April 9, 2014 at 7:39 pm

Alyssa Bernstein SAYS:

I hope I win, going to her signing this weekend maybe! Woohoo!

April 9, 2014 at 12:41 pm

Elizabeth SAYS:

I’ve already ordered a copy, but would love to win one for a friend!

April 9, 2014 at 12:52 pm

Hester SAYS:

All of the toppers are adorable! I’d love to read all of the tips of such a talented decorator!

April 9, 2014 at 1:12 pm

Jenny S SAYS:

I would love to get a copy..so amazing!

April 9, 2014 at 1:18 pm

Julianne SAYS:

This book looks like a lot of fun!! I’d love to win!!

April 9, 2014 at 1:19 pm

Bianca Andrea SAYS:

I would love to win, I am a big fan of Lynlee, she is very sweet.

April 9, 2014 at 8:47 pm

Katy Freeman SAYS:

My passion has always been baking and NOW I am "in love" with decorating! I'm forever searching for that one book that can give me the edge on my newest love! I believe I have found such a book here and I would love to own one……pretty please with buttercream on top!

April 9, 2014 at 8:51 pm

Dana Padilla SAYS:

I'm a kindergarten teacher and my students would aappreciate these cute ideas.

April 9, 2014 at 8:56 pm

Ana Leclere SAYS:

Love the animal toppers! I would love to win

April 9, 2014 at 2:09 pm

mayelin coward SAYS:

Please pick me! Im planning muy baby’s birthday party and i would love to be able tho make them myself. Looks like fun. Plus i love to bake

April 9, 2014 at 2:10 pm

Ornella Bella SAYS:

Would love to win this and learn how to make some more cute accents for my cakes

April 9, 2014 at 9:21 pm

ann ray SAYS:

Love this!

April 9, 2014 at 2:37 pm
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