We find a lot of recipes that feature fun, cute decorations you can only get by “piping” frosting. What’s a home cook to do, though, when you simply can’t afford an infinite supply of specialized baking tools? Watch this helpful hacking video! How To Cook That shows us 8 ways to turn ordinary plastic bags into decorative magic wands— no special tips or piping bags required.

What do you think? Do these tricks seem doable? Do you have any of your own tips and hacks to get special decorations without expensive equipment?