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      Here's an inexpensive idea for a rack to dry your gumpaste flowers. It is a locker shelf selling at dollarama for $3, very sturdy and good height. I placed it in a shirt box to make it easier to move off the dining table when I need to use it. The box also holds wires, pads etc.
Thanks for sharing, your cake looks lovely.
I've made this fondant and it was good. I am not sure where the recipe is from, could be from someone on cake central.There are many recipes here on CC, Michelle Fosters has good reviews but I have not tried it.     In a small saucepan, put 1/4 c. cold water and sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. gelatin ( unflavoured) Set aside for a few minutes to bloom. In the meantime, place 2 lbs minus 1 cup sifted icing sugar...
Great minds think alike lol  in Kitchener
I agree with cakefat, I make Nicholas Logde's recipe, comes out great every time and the flowers are not even effected with the humidity and probably works out cheaper then the ready stuff.
Here's a site with a ton of tutorials only its in russian, I'm sure your computer can translate   For orchids try and  
Chai literally means tea but it is flavoured with different spices depending on the region one is from or what one has aquired the taste for. Most common spice is ground cardammon. To make it into chai masala, you have to grind the whole cardammons (say 1/4 cup) with 1 tablespoon of whole peppercorns, 2 only  whole cloves, 1 tspoon of cinammon powder and 2 tsp of ginger powder. Grind all this in your coffee mill until fine.  You can make masala chai by simply adding to...
In this short tutorial Colette Peters shows how to do the stripes evenly, although hers  is painted after making the markings. 
This is a great tutorial by Montrealconfections on making the stamp out of royal icing for cookies. If you could get some images of the computer and do it on plexiglass or something that is bendable to imprint around the cake and then work in the details. Just an idea hope it helps.
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