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3,254 views, 80 by Goreti

Goreti

My flowers were chosen as a finalist in Pretty Witty Cakes Contest

I’m so excited because I just received an email letting me know that my sugar flowers were chosen as one of the 3 finalists. Took a few moments to even comprehend because I had forgotten all about entering them. There are 3 beautiful entries...

1,252 views, 24 by Sweet Symphony

Sweet Symphony

My Latest Sugar Flowers

I was unaware of this forum till Shirley introduced me to it-A big thanks to you Shirley .i would like to display some of my work to this talented pool of Artists

974 views, 10 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Assorted Gumpaste Flowers

Working on gumpaste flowers for my Grandson’s wedding on March 3rd. Rosebuds, Succulents, pink and purple Ranunculas. Still have dozen more to make, but it’s a start.

1,118 views, 11 by Siobhan Buckley

Siobhan Buckley

The World of Sugar Flowers Tribute Colaboration

Watch this space!!!!! The World of Sugar Flowers proudly presents our very special tribute to people living with cancer and their families. All will be revealed this coming Friday at 12 noon GMT We, as artists, collaborate for a wide variety of...

1,048 views, 23 by Catalina Anghel azúcar'arte

Catalina Anghel azúcar'arte

World cancer day Sugar Flowers and Cakes in Bloom Collaboration

And yes, we are live!!! You can now see our work, share it and help us to reach as many people possible, and also donate for cancer research. SugarFlowers and cakes in Bloom facebook group invites you to join us We, as artists, collaborate for...

27,999 views, 0 by Cakes by Maray

Cakes by Maray

Inserting wired Sugar flowers in cake

Hello everyone! I am pretty new to cake decorating and I desperately need your advice. I have read numerous times how you should not insert wires in cake. I have also read that if you covered the wire in floral tape and white chocolate, it...

10,919 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Need help attaching heavy flowers

I am trying to attach heavy lily of the valley gumpaste flowers to the side of a cake and failing miserably. I think what is making them so heavy is the wire and that they have about 4-6 flowers on each bunch. I tried using royal icing and it...

858 views, 0 by Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Cosmos Flowers...?

My youngest sister is getting married in February, and we are all really excited about it ‘coz it’s been a looong time coming! :D They are doing everything themselves, at home, and I am going to do a cake for them as a wedding gift. My sister...

450 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Fake Flowers & Branches on Cakes

Hello Everyone! So, having read some of your previous wisdom on the topic of adding fake decorations to cakes, I have seen a little bit on other threads about food safety, and washing fake decorations. I’ve also seen a little bit about not...

743 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Real flowers on a cake

Hi all. A customer has asked for a naked cake with a teapot on top and real flowers cascading down to a teacup on the board. I am trying to figure out how to achieve the effect with real flowers, ie how to wire them, prepare them to stop them...

522 views, 0 by Cakernewbie

Gum paste flowers

Hi, I’m designing my son’s wedding cake and an having a lot of trouble with wiring my petals. The floral wire is constantly poking out of the petals when I’m trying to attach them to the flower. I’ve tried several different ways of inserting the...

1,860 views, 0 by Natasha Thomas

Natasha Thomas

Sugar flowers and sugarpaste models - advice to customers

Hi all I’m very new to cakes and this site so please forgive me if this has been answered before or is an odd question!!! Could I ask what advice you give to your clients about any sugar models and sugar flowers that you create in terms of them...

14,109 views, 1 by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3

Spacing Between Tiers for Flowers

I am needing to put layers of flowers between the tiers of a wedding cake giving it a look like this: http://media.theknot.com/ImageStage/Objects/0003/0085457/image475x475.jpg I am sure there are different ways of doing it and I have one I...

364 views, 2 by GSquare

681 views, 0 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Whats the best way to attach lots of wired flowers to a Wedding cake?

Hi Cake friends xx I’ve make quite a lot of Wedding cakes, but they tend to be character cakes. But I’ve been asked to make a more traditional Wedding cake which has quite a lot of wired flowers which will cascade down the sides. I’m worried...

1,510 views, 1 by Charlotte

Charlotte

Storing sugar flowers

Hello, I’m about to make some sugar flowers (roses) using flower paste and am confused over the best way to store them once done? I’ve read complete opposite opinions. Some say keep them in a cardboard box, therefore not airtight. Some say keep...

1,423 views, 0 by Margie

Applying flowers

I would appreciate any advice on applying gumpaste roses on a cake. I have 10 roses to place on a fondant cake and because of the cone shaped back I find it difficult. I can attaché them, but I can see the back side when I put Just one rose on...

2,650 views, 0 by Hayhay321

Hayhay321

How to price for individual sugar flowers

Hi all, I had someone ask if I could just make a few sugar flowers for them. It sounds like they’ll have their own cakes but want help with the decorations to go on the cake itself. How would you price out something like that? I guess it would...

1,882 views, 1 by Debs

How much to charge for gelatin flowers, butterflies, dragonflies, etc.

I have made gelatin butterflies in the past for a wedding cake and they turned out really well. I just included some money in the price. But I just got an order for some gelatin dragonflies and butterflies for a bakery to use on different cakes....