Gum Paste Tulips

Decorating By galidink Updated 31 May 2011 , 1:43pm by galidink

galidink Posted 26 May 2011 , 10:29pm
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makeing the tulip is the easy part . but ever time i try to put the wire thru they fall apart ? what am i doing wrong . help PLEASE . AND YES THEY DRYED OVER NITE! . THAN I STARTED MORE AND THE SAME THING HAPPENED .. working on them for 2 days now . and not one stayed togetter icon_cry.gif

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sparkle25 Posted 27 May 2011 , 12:52am
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Are you trying to thread the tulips on the wire after they have dried? The flowers need to be formed on the wires while the gumpaste is still soft. Then left to dry overnight on the wire.

Here's a tutorial:

http://dianesdecoratingdiary.blogspot.com/2009/01/gumpaste-tulip-tutorial.html

galidink Posted 31 May 2011 , 1:41pm
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yes i did let them dry be4 . i used the wiltons gum paste flowers how to book ! icon_cool.gif . so i need to make ea petal sep-on a wire ? that would work better icon_biggrin.gif thank you galidink. iv allways made flowers and put rite in the cake never wired them , this will be the first . thumbs_up.gif

galidink Posted 31 May 2011 , 1:43pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sparkle25

Are you trying to thread the tulips on the wire after they have dried? The flowers need to be formed on the wires while the gumpaste is still soft. Then left to dry overnight on the wire.

Here's a tutorial:

http://dianesdecoratingdiary.blogspot.com/2009/01/gumpaste-tulip-tutorial.html


thank you so very much for your help .

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