Well, not only did I post pics of the flowers, but I also posted pics of my "makeshift" tools
I posted a different question about mats because I do not have many flower-making items. The only mats I have are from my *one* veining mats set. So. . .
My makeshift mats: backsides of veiners, a facial puff (brand new, but still covered tightly with plastic wrap)
On the right is my first try, using fondant with Gum-Tex mixed in; on the left, is the middle of the first ones I used 100% gum paste (Wilton is all I have, but I'm due to receive my tylose tomorrow for homemade version):
Here is the process:
These first ones were very shallow:
But even thought they will just be on top of cupcakes, I thought I'd add another outer petal with a small teardrop-shaped piece of gum paste between to lengthen the bulb part:
I need to do pink ones and yellow ones too