What Are These Called...

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Jenna1588 Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 6:51pm
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Does anyone know what the trays called that the flowers are sat in?

 

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Dayti Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 7:04pm
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It looks like a chocolate mould. 

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HeatherM31 Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 7:06pm
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I have one that I use all the time. I got it in the paint section at my local craft store. I believe it's called a paint palette.

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sixinarow Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 7:10pm
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Flower cups or flower formers. Some of the flowers cups are individual, others come in trays like this.

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Jenna1588 Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 7:12pm
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AFab thanks. Will have a look on eBay :)

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sixinarow Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 7:17pm
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They have them on sugar craft also, they call them rose bud helpers.

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bct806 Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 7:17pm
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Originally Posted by HeatherM31 

I have one that I use all the time. I got it in the paint section at my local craft store. I believe it's called a paint palette.

Agreed. Looks like a paint palette to me.

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Jenna1588 Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 7:21pm
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AFound loads under paint palette and flower formers. Thank you. One other thing, last time I made some sugarpaste butterflies, I bent some card up to make a wave former, will card be OK or should I use plastic? Thanks again, you're all so helpful :)

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Jamie_L Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 7:27pm
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I use card stock to make hundreds of butterflies for my mom's 80th birthday party.  Just make sure your fondant/gumpaste is not too wet so that they don't stick to the paper.  You can line it with wax paper or dust it with corn starch.  Also moving them around some as they dry will help so that they are not just in the same place the entire time.

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Annabakescakes Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 9:52pm
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AWe made hundreds of butterflies and used clean, fresh pizza boxes cut Into strips and folded to form them. But I agree that looks like a palette. I have a few I use for mixing paints and forming flowers. If I have a real thin flower that doesn't weigh much, and dozens to make, I will use foil squares and mash them into the cup, then take them out and put them on a tray.

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Jenna1588 Posted 7 Jul 2013 , 9:59pm
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ACool, thanks. I'll carry on using my home made card waves!

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