Applying Stamens To Flowers

Decorating By Cathy26 Updated 19 Jan 2009 , 11:21am by brincess_b

Cathy26 Posted 18 Jan 2009 , 9:53pm
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Hi everyone, i can just about make roses, daisys, sunflowers etc but when i tried to make cherry blossoms or briar roses the stamens didnt look right and keep falling out and stuff. does anyone have any tips for me??


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kakeladi Posted 18 Jan 2009 , 11:27pm
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Usually for those I make a ball of icing in the center and stick the stamens into it. Are you trimming the stem so it's not too long? You need to do that.

JenniferMI Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 12:57am
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Inserting into wet paste - just dip in gum glue.

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brincess_b Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 11:21am
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it depends on the kind of flower - i have used the florists tape to hold them onto the wire, or folded the wire it two with the stamens at the fold and twisted it round.

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