The main decorating tips are: round, open star, closed star, basketweave, drop flower, leaf, flower petal, and ruffle.Round cake decorating tips or tubes are used for outlining, writing, dots, balls, beads, string work, filigree, lattice, lacework, figure piping, cornelli, curly lace and stems. Icing tips are available in several shapes and often each shape has many sizes available. We even have a selection of affordable plastic tips. Usually tips that are same shape have a similar number such as round tips are #0 to #12, the larger the number the larger the opening in the decorating tip. Russian tips are perfect for creating easy flowers directly onto cakes and cupcakes. Bismark tips are a must have for filling cupcakes, donuts, and other pastries. Quick icer tips are a game changer for quickly and simply icing an entire cake. We carry tips from popular brands like Wilton, Ateco, and PME. Don't forget to grab some couplers for securing tips to icing bags.