Hi There! I'm A Newbie!

Lounge By celd Updated 16 Oct 2013 , 7:21pm by mfeagan

celd Posted 15 Oct 2013 , 11:28pm
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Hi everyone I just found this great site!:)

 

Im based in Ireland and there are few an far between good cake sites or shops where I can learn!

 

I have recently got back into making gum paste flowers and loving it! I do have two  questions for any gum paste flower expert!...

 

What is the best way to attach wired flowers to cakes?

 

I plan on eventually selling the gum paste flowers in sets and different colour ways so any advise in selling and how to package them would be a great help as this is kinda floundering me!!. as they are so delicate!

 

Thanks Celd

3 replies
810whitechoc Posted 16 Oct 2013 , 10:26am
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Just called in to say Hi!, sorry can't help you with your flower questions, I do make them when I have to but I'm not very good at them yet.

Daisyblue002 Posted 16 Oct 2013 , 11:00am
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Hi Celd, I'm sure you'll get lots of good advice here. I know for wired flowers that you can insert them into a posy pick which ensures that the wires don't touch the cake. I bought some from my local cake decorating shop but I'm sure they can be purchased from ebay etc.

mfeagan Posted 16 Oct 2013 , 7:21pm
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You can also put them into straws! If you have a lot of wires, you can use the bubble tea/boba tea straws to fit more. 

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