cakeastic Posted 15 Jul 2012 , 10:15pm
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So i offer a few gumpaste flowers and recently all what people are asking for are roses and calla lillies and they're getting really boring (or at least for me they are) so i was wondering what other gumpaste flowers are popular among your clients so I could offer something new for mine. Any ideas?

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Chellescakes Posted 16 Jul 2012 , 2:28pm
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Lilies are easy , tulips too. Orchids are nice and come in many shapes and colours. I often use cherry blossoms and freesias as filler flowers.

However , it doesn't seem to matter what kind of flowers you can do , roses seem to be the perennial favourites and Callas seem to be flavour of the month.

Elcee Posted 17 Jul 2012 , 12:14am
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Ranunculus are pretty popular and are fun, though time consuming, to make. Ditto peonies. Hydrangeas are nice on their own or as filler. Asiatic lilies are a nice flower, too. I recently made a cake with dahlias that was very well-liked. I also really like making fantasy flowers and just make them up as I go along.

sweettreat101 Posted 17 Jul 2012 , 7:59am
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Stargazer lilies.

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