I want to try a tiara for my sisters cake....should I do cc royal icing tiara or a gumpaste one. Has anyone tried the royal icing one? did it work?
I did a royal icing tiara, it's in my photos under princess castle cake and a little one on the heart-shaped smash cake. it was my first time trying it and I think it came out pretty good and was pretty easy. hth
I think that royal icing would be better.
I tried the royal icing tiara instructions here from CC. They were very easy and so was the tiara! it looked soo beautiful afterwards. I have never done a gumpaste one
I haven't tried myself. I made a crown out of gumpaste. When I've read threads about the royal icing tiaras, there are lots of complaints about breakage. If you want to try one of those, find those threads first so you can see tips! Try to make 2, in case 1 breaks.
Personally, before I make one I will make sure I have a good clay extruder and just do it with gumpaste. They're very pretty and less chance of breakage.
Thanks for your thoughts. I think I'm gonna try the royal icing, but try to make 2. Here's hoping one of them works for it!!!
Actually you should try a chocolate one! I made one out of melted white chcocolate that i piped on waxed paper which was wrapped around a pitcher. I will upload the picture of my cake in my pics section!
I used the CC instructions and did one in royal. It's in my photos. It wasn't hard. However, I saw some beautiful ones made out of gumpaste (and I noticed the lovely ones posted right here in this topic). So it looks like you've got great ideas from others, no matter which method you choose.
Don't forget to post yours!!!
Ok for some reason i cant upload a photo to my pics so i was goin to post it here...but it wont let me do that either..*sigh* sorry for the inconvenience.
So... I've been working on my royal icing tiara on and off today...and I just finished it a couple hours ago...don't cheer yet though
I am a goofball, and couldn't wait to see how it looked "off" the wax paper...
note to everyone trying this for the first time, wait like more than a few hours for the royal icing to harden completely...mine was still kinda sticky on the wax paper.
So now I just started a new tiara because my other didn't quite make it. At least I have a couple of days til the cake will need to be done!
I promise to post a pic when I'm done.