Does Anyone Have Instructions For Making A Magnolia Flower?

Decorating By adolphinluvr Updated 8 Dec 2008 , 5:30am by xstitcher

adolphinluvr Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 3:58am
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I have a wedding cake to make and would like to put magnolias on it, I want them kinda small, but don't know really how to start in making them, any ideas?? I sure hope someone can tell me something.... icon_biggrin.gif

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xstitcher Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 7:27am
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Are you planning on making them with gum paste, RI or BC?

xstitcher Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 7:33am
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Here are a couple of links with some gum paste directions for magnolias:

http://www.sugarcraft.com/catalog/misc/lessons/magnolia.htm

http://www.flickr.com/photos/socake/835584136/

HTH! icon_smile.gif

xstitcher Posted 7 Dec 2008 , 7:41am
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I just noticed one of the links was blocked so here it is again (I put spaces between the words sugar and craft so hopefully it will post this time)

http://www.sugar craft.com/catalog/misc/lessons/magnolia.htm

adolphinluvr Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 3:55am
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Originally Posted by xstitcher

Are you planning on making them with gum paste, RI or BC?




I was thinking of using fondant. I have never used gum paste. I want to make them well in advance so that I have less to worry about.

xstitcher Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 5:30am
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Fondant would be fine as long as you give it enough time to dry. With gum paste you could roll the petals thinner and it would dry faster but the concept is still the same.

Good luck and please post a pic when your done! icon_smile.gif

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