Fall Gumpaste Items

Decorating By gailjoe Updated 8 Sep 2008 , 5:29pm by gailjoe

gailjoe Posted 12 Aug 2008 , 3:32pm
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does anyone out there do gumpaste items for sale. i'm looking for pumpkins, fall leaves, acorns and etc. have cake to do in middle of october a small wedding cake. thanks

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gailjoe Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 10:58pm
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anyone out there? there is surely someone that does this or maybe someone can tell me where to go purchase items.

tree45 Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:01pm
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I think you can look on ebay. Or even google it, there has to be some kind of info out there. Sorry I can't be more help. Good luck!

jibbies Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:12pm
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FlowerGuy Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:12pm
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micnmax2003 Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:19pm
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Here's directions an making your own using marzipan:


tootie0809 Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:32pm
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One of our fellow CC'ers sells gp flowers. Here is a link to the site:


FlowerGuy Posted 19 Aug 2008 , 12:09am
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Hey thanks for the plug Tootie!

tootie0809 Posted 19 Aug 2008 , 12:27am
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Originally Posted by FlowerGuy

Hey thanks for the plug Tootie!

You betcha! I was browsing your site the other day. You do beautiful work! icon_smile.gif

nannie Posted 19 Aug 2008 , 1:45am
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wow flowerguy

You're very talented.

Bohnlo Posted 19 Aug 2008 , 1:58am
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There is also a site that sell gumpaste items that I found thru CC
its called www.discountsugarflowers.com they've got great prices!

gailjoe Posted 7 Sep 2008 , 1:33am
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thanks everyone, sorry to take so long to reply, computer problems. i thought this cake was going to be easy, but now bride wants pumpkins placed on the side the cakes in 2 different sizes between the swags, and in the center of the swags, everthing ebile and no fondant. worried about the weight on the sides. icon_rolleyes.gificon_cry.gif any suggestions, cake due on halloween.

Texas_Rose Posted 7 Sep 2008 , 4:19am
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I think making the pumpkins out of marzipan would work well. I don't know if you've ever worked with marzipan but it's got more body than fondant...I think you could put a plastic lollipop stick into the pumpkin and stick that into the cake. The main difference in working with marzipan is that you would want to paint the color onto the finished pieces instead of coloring it the way you would with fondant. Marzipan is expensive. You can buy almond meal and make your own...I've bought it for $12 a pound at the grocery store or for $7 a pound at the gourmet grocery. You have to add almond extract to it though, almond meal alone doesn't have the right flavor.

I'm surprised that your bride wants everything edible but she wants gumpaste instead of fondant...gumpaste is not really that great to eat when it's dry.

CakeMakar Posted 7 Sep 2008 , 4:30am
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FlowerGuy, those are the most beautiful flowers I've ever seen! Amazing! Definitely bookmarking you!

FlowerGuy Posted 7 Sep 2008 , 4:38am
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Wow....thank you!

gailjoe Posted 8 Sep 2008 , 5:29pm
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went to your site flowerguy, those flowers are as beauitful as the real thing. God sure gave you a great tallent.
this bride no longer wants gumpaste, everything eatible. seems it leaves everything out except, sugar decos, icing or marizpan and i don't think she'll go for marizpan. i'm wondering why i'm doing this cake? haha icon_cry.gificon_confused.gificon_rolleyes.gificon_wink.gif

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