Blog entries tagged flowers

Apple wedding favors

Hi everyone, so I thought I’d gauge the feeling of people and see what people think about these new event favors that I’m thinking about offering. I had made these samples for a client, who later changed her mind and decided to go a...

Easy filler flower

My take on an easy 2toned filler flower. Depending on what you need it for, you could put it on a wire or add stamens. Invert your colours for a completely different look. These are really quick & easy so have fun with them!

Tiny rose

Just sharing how I make my tiny roses using a No.2 piping nozzle.

World of Wafer #1: Painted Wafer Flower an Original Design by Marianna Saran

Potato starch, vegetable oil and water are my new found friends. No I haven’t gone on a frenzy diet of carbs, I am talking about wafer paper. Wafer paper has hit the cake decorating industry by storm and I have to say I am one of the people...

Royal Icing Lily of the Valley Sugar Cookies

The classic art of royal icing piping has never really gone away. I am happy to say in the last few years royal icing has become popular, even trendy with a modern twist. There are a multitude of decorative uses for royal icing from simple...

Tutorial for orchid flower

I made this tutorial for Dolce Vita magazine, it is made from gumpaste. Enjoy

Introduction to Sugar (Gumpaste) Flower Making

This is a simple introduction to sugar (gumpaste) flower making, based on common questions asked. If you are totally new to flower making it is best to start with some simple leaves – this will get you used to using the paste (rolling and...

Quick Ref Guide - Wire Gauges for Sugar (Gumpaste) Flowers

Reference chart… very useful for beginners and intermittent flower makers

Making a Rose with White Chocolate Modelling Paste

Making a Rose with Modelling Chocolate Tutorial I loved how fun and different these were to make. I found chocolate to be much more slap-dash than what sugarcraft is. When you use flower paste to model your flowers you use very precise methods,...

Simple flower cookies tutorial

I hope that it is all self explanatory from the pictures, but just incase, i ball the flower on a flower/foam pad, use water to stick pieces on except for the balls (for these i use piping gel). Hope it is of help to someone! Sarahx