Forming Cherry Blossoms

Decorating By dandelion56602 Updated 23 Feb 2008 , 6:04am by dandelion56602

dandelion56602 Posted 23 Feb 2008 , 12:42am
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How do you form your individual blossoms? (Not wired). Do you just put them in a flower former or what do you use to get the cupped look?

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lorrieg Posted 23 Feb 2008 , 1:37am
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You can use a ball tool and press on the centre of the flower that you have cut out. Make sure you have a piece of sponge under it so that you don't tear it. You can dry it that way on a piece of parchement paper or you can put it in a flower former.

pechee Posted 23 Feb 2008 , 4:32am
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I used small bits of foil for mine. I used the veiner tool to dent in the foil, then placed the flower on and used the veiner again. Pain in the butt, but they did come out very nice.

dandelion56602 Posted 23 Feb 2008 , 6:04am
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I had wondered about just using the ball to indent the center & leaving them, but thought they might not set before drying. i'll try it though. If it doesn't work I can use the foil method

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