Bird Cage For Wedding Cake

Decorating By SadEyes Updated 17 Sep 2010 , 12:31pm by SadEyes

SadEyes Posted 11 Aug 2010 , 2:51pm
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Please send me any suggestions on how I could best make the attached bird cage. Should I use royal icing or gum paste? Either way, how best do I construct it.

Thanks for the help
LL

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Ursula40 Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 3:36am
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that's a topper that you purchase, although i suspect you could make one out of gumpaste strings, just make more in case of breakage. Attach with melted white choc, more sturdy that RI

matthewkyrankelly Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 3:42am
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I would buy that. That seems like it would be broken made from sugar.

Jen80 Posted 17 Sep 2010 , 12:33am
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I would definitely buy it too. Much less stressful. The bird perch is actually suspended from the top so there'd be weight issues too.

Here's where you can purchase it from:

http://www.favorfrenzy.com/proddetail.asp?prod=700-172-05

SadEyes Posted 17 Sep 2010 , 12:31pm
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I actually managed to make something which I have posted in my photos. what a challenge! but everyone was pleased with it. I constructed a wire frame then made the gum paste strings using the gun.
thanks for the feed back though.

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