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

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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.

BRAND NEW BOOK + READER GIVEAWAY

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:

Amazon
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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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

49 responses to “Lynlee’s {Sweet & Unique!} New Book + Giveaway”

  1. 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.

  2. Karin says:

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

  3. Danielle says:

    That is seriously the cutest thing ever. love it!

  4. Roxanne Russell says:

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

  5. Adee Pintzov says:

    I'd love to win!

  6. alyson says:

    Love all of these!

  7. Allee Cross says:

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

  8. Vanessa Antillon says:

    Love those farm cupcakes i would love to win this book

  9. Alyssa Bernstein says:

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

  10. Elizabeth says:

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

  11. Hester says:

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

  12. Jenny S says:

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

  13. Julianne says:

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

  14. Bianca Andrea says:

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

  15. 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!

  16. Dana Padilla says:

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

  17. Ana Leclere says:

    Love the animal toppers! I would love to win

  18. 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

  19. Ornella Bella says:

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

  20. ann ray says:

    Love this!

  21. Jessica says:

    Thanks for the giveaway amazing book!!

  22. Jessica Ruiz says:

    Every creation is so adorable!!

  23. Wow! Looks amazing!!! Hope this book will soon be available in the Philippines :(

  24. Jaclynn Simmons says:

    I really can not wait to read your book and check out all of the adorable creations. I am a baker and make tons of edible creations and this is my passion!

  25. This is so cool…I just learned how to use fondant and this would be so awesome to ise to practice with. I love the cute fondant owl on the cover :)

  26. Devorie Newman says:

    Looks amazing! Can't wait to get a copy!

  27. Wow, this book looks fantastic!!!! Such adorable and creative ideas!!

  28. That's a must-have book for sure!!

  29. This is so cute! I love making cupcakes and this would come in so handy!
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  30. Lynlee’s {Sweet & Unique!} New Book + Giveaway – http://t.co/07a3kAHxF4 via @LetticorDesigns

  31. Linda Bragg says:

    Congrats! to Lynlee, the book looks amazing.

  32. Linda Bragg says:

    Congrats! to Lynlee, this book looks amazing.

  33. susie doucet says:

    Oh my God!! I need this book, I want that book. Lots and lots of great ideas. My favourite one so far is the owl. So pretty, I love it. Thanks for the chance, Susie.

  34. Kim says:

    So cute! I am loving the barn series! I definitely want to learn more fondant tricks!

  35. Mona Walker says:

    This book looks great, super cute ideas!

  36. Rena says:

    seriously adorable! been following lynlee for a while, this book is so exciting!!!

  37. Pallavi Kale says:

    Would love to win this for my daughter whos very fond of cake decorating and whose bday is coming up.!!!!

  38. Crystal F says:

    I NEED this book!

  39. Would love love love to own this book <3

  40. Francisca Vásquez says:

    Amazing work! I’d love to win this astonishing book! Wish there were people in Chile doing this kind of work too… Maybe I’d be the first one :)