Gumpaste Flower Bouquet Placement

Decorating By ColeAlayne Updated 15 Apr 2009 , 7:43pm by JenniferMI

ColeAlayne Posted 13 Apr 2009 , 4:14pm
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All my calla lilies are made for a cake on Saturday. They are all on wire. I can conifigure them into a bouquet for the topper, but have no clue what the best way is to secure them on the cake. Should I use posy pics??? I've also seen reference to coffee stirs...any tips????

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JenniferMI Posted 13 Apr 2009 , 6:28pm
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I would completely cover the wires with floral tape and insert into thin straws. If you want to actually arrange an arrangement on the top, arranging in styrofoam works well. You also can dip the wires in chocolate or wax. Just don't put bare wires into a cake.


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stampinron Posted 13 Apr 2009 , 8:07pm
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I don't have advice on your topic,

but wanted to comment....

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ColeAlayne Posted 15 Apr 2009 , 1:53pm
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aveydeco Posted 15 Apr 2009 , 7:14pm
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I have the same problem. If I use stryofoam, do I cover it with icing or anything? I would like to be able to arrange it as a topper to be removed before cutting.

JenniferMI Posted 15 Apr 2009 , 7:19pm
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Yes, sorry, I left that out. You can cover the styro with a thin layer of fondant.

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aveydeco Posted 15 Apr 2009 , 7:42pm
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Thank you Jennifer, I'm just so new I never make an arrangement before. That was a big help

JenniferMI Posted 15 Apr 2009 , 7:43pm
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You're very welcome! I'm always happy to help out a fellow sugar artist!

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