Ice cake sides and background areas smooth. Mark patterns with toothpick. Using buttercream and tip 3, outline pattern areas in yellow and fill in with white. Outline crown with tip 3; fill in with tip 16 stars. On base of crown, pipe 7 circles with tip 5, building up for dimension (pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Pipe tip 14 pull-out stars around circles.
Tint piping gel rose, green and violet. Pipe in pattern areas using tinted piping gel in cut parchment bag. Pipe tip 3 ball bottom border.
Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown. Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.
The star tip creates the most popular, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip makes ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Use for borders, details such as buttons and facial features, flower centers, filling in cakes baked in shaped pans.