I've always found it irritating when I make fondant cut-outs and the piece doesn't cleanly detach from the cutter. Well, somewhere on the internet (can't remember where) I saw that there is a different way to cut out clean peices of fondant. I decided to test it out for myself, and lo and behold it works! Here is the proof:
The typical way to cut out fondant:
See? The flower does not come out clean.
The better way to make fondant cut-outs is to lay your fondant sheet over the cutter, and then roll over it with your rolling pin, making sure to press hard.
You get a much neater, cleaner cut-out with basically no extra effort: