I Need Color Combo Help

Decorating By Sugarflowers Updated 18 Apr 2012 , 10:10pm by ibmoser

Sugarflowers Posted 18 Apr 2012 , 4:03am
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I have an idea for an unusual cake (for me, anyway) and I am blank on a good color and type of flower to go with a very pale mauve colored cake with darker mauve "sequins".

I think white will be too stark and not creative enough. I will appreciate any ideas for appropriate colors and flower combination.

Thanks,

Michele

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Sugarflowers Posted 18 Apr 2012 , 4:10am
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By the way, I'm considering gelatin flowers also.

The whole project will be a series of experiments. Everything has to either be hand rolled or put through a pasta machine.

Thanks again,

Michele

Sugarflowers Posted 18 Apr 2012 , 2:55pm
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I'm still asking for some help. icon_smile.gif

Michele

vpenkuhn Posted 18 Apr 2012 , 3:48pm
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what about stargazier lillies???

shanter Posted 18 Apr 2012 , 4:08pm
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I like pink with mauve, any kind of flower. Pink and mauve are close on the color wheel. For more drama, pick light green, which is opposite on the color wheel.

jgifford Posted 18 Apr 2012 , 9:39pm
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I would say green also. Purple and teal is a good combination, so I would think different shades would go together as well (as in mauve and light green or turquoise).

ibmoser Posted 18 Apr 2012 , 10:10pm
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I like green, too. Lots of flowers have a greenish hue, from roses to hydrangeas to orchids and more. Stylized orchids might be edgy enough to balance mauve sequins.....

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