cakeymom Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 3:40pm
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When using REAL flowers on a cake what precautions should you take???

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JoAnnB Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 4:40pm
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If they are going to touch the cake, they should be pesticide free.

otherwise, just don't use the poisonous ones, like hydrangeas.

you can put a bit of waxed paper under flowers that need to lay on the cake.

cakeymom Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 5:03pm
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Thanks, I was thinking more along the lines of a cake board - which would be seen whereas waxed paper would be barely noticeable.

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JenniferMI Posted 12 Jul 2008 , 11:37am
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I put plastic wrap for my barrier, then you can tuck it under so it won't show easily. Don't poke bare stems into a cake, EVER!!

Past florist,

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