Frilly Flowers

Decorating By rockshell Updated 2 Apr 2011 , 9:00pm by VickiG

rockshell Posted 1 Apr 2011 , 10:17am
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Does anyone know how to make these flowers?

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_Q-LxF3mbqW4/TFvVCf91ZZI/AAAAAAAAADQ/pa8F39grLLA/s1600/D30_2250.jpg

also are these the same as the ones on the front cover of the book "Cakes for Romantic Occasions" by May Clee-Cadman

Thanks

7 replies
KieslerKakes Posted 1 Apr 2011 , 11:17am
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I love these flowers. It looks like three different size flower cutters, frilled and placed on top of each other.

janeoxo Posted 1 Apr 2011 , 11:33am
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I agree with KK and then a small ball of paste for the midde, easy but effective!

Moondance Posted 1 Apr 2011 , 3:34pm
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No, it isn't the same as the flowers on the front of May Clee Cadman's book, she uses 13 single rose petal cutters for each of those flowers. You could do a similar thing with the five petal cutter used here though - use different sizes and layer them up a suggested

icer101 Posted 1 Apr 2011 , 3:56pm
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They look just like the flowers on that book. But, again, just use the 5 petal cutter , make 3-4 rows of them , and the center. You won,t be able to tell the difference.hth

rockshell Posted 2 Apr 2011 , 6:18am
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Thanks.

I prefer the May Clee-Cadman but couldn't really tell from the picture how to make them and I can't get my hands on the book in time.

Moondance Posted 2 Apr 2011 , 7:31pm
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May uses metal rose petal cutters - she cuts 13 altogether - 9 large and 4 small. She softens and frill the edges with a dog bone tool, on a foam pad. she then damps the base of each petal and starts to layer them up in a shallow flower former starting with the large petals, until they are all stuck togehter. She separates the petals with pieces of foam tp keep the frilly shape. Sticks them on the cakes in clusters icon_smile.gifthumbsdown.gif hth

VickiG Posted 2 Apr 2011 , 9:00pm
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I think this was definitely made with a 5 petal rose cutter... without overlapping the petals.... possibly using 3 different sizes but not sure.

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