What Are These Flowers?

Decorating By LucyintheSky Updated 10 Jul 2009 , 7:45pm by LaBellaFlor

LucyintheSky Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 6:56pm
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A bride told me she wants gerber daisies on her cake, then sent me this picture... These don't look like gerber daisies to me! But she wants these, in pink instead of white. I'm assuming they're gumpaste and I've only ever done gumpaste roses, so I'd like to do a search for a tutorial on how to make these. Any suggestions on what to search or how to make these? Thanks!

6 replies
itsacake Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 7:03pm
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They look like dahlias to me.

Texas_Rose Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 7:07pm
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Me too.

matthewkyrankelly Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 7:11pm
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Me too. They could be piped with a stiff frosting. The combination of some piped and some gumpaste could be nice.

dinie Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 7:14pm
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To me they almost look like a double or triple ponsettia. I would think that is how you could start out making then and just add layers until you get that look.

LucyintheSky Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 7:16pm
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I kind of thought they looked like a poinsettia too!! I've made those out of RI before, so maybe I should try these the same way. I'm going to search for gumpaste dahlias and see what I can come up with. Thanks for the help everyone!

LaBellaFlor Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 7:45pm
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They look like poinsettas to me. Dahlias look more like mums.

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