There are so many beautiful cupcake decorating ideas to be found but actually being able to reproduce the results on your own may seem a bit daunting.  The directions may even be a bit, well, confusing unless you understand decorating terminology.

With a little know how, the right tools, and a lot of practice, you can learn how to decorate like a pro.  We found the following short how to videos on Wilton’s website.

How to Fill the Decorating Bag

We will start out with the different kinds of decorating bags and how to fill them.

Correct Decorating Bag Position

Next we learn about icing consistency, correct bag position and pressure control.

How to Color Icing 

Finally, a short video on different techniques for coloring the icing.