Bubblegum Roses

Decorating By Shamitha Updated 19 Mar 2009 , 1:38am by bobwonderbuns

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Shamitha Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:10pm
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Okay Ladies, since you asked so sweetly, here is how I made these roses.
And no GrannyJ, I dont chew them.

You need chewing gum and round suckers. I used pink. You can use whatever color you want. Roll out chewing gum thinly . Brush a little water onto the sucker.
Using normal rose cutter or round cutter, cut out petals. Roll the top and side of each petal with a ball tool.
Cut out a small circle, cut this in half and roll onto top half of sucker. If it sticks, use a little cisco on sides.
Brush water on the sucker and continue placing your petals as you would normally do for roses.
It's very easy to make and children love these. They get to chew the gum and get a sucker at the same time. They also smell great.

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bobwonderbuns Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:19pm
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What great instructions!! Thanks Seaqueen for sharing!! icon_biggrin.gif

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Shamitha Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:21pm
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Here's another picture- www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo_895543.html

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sjlarby Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:22pm
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I have never heard of using gum. What a fun idea. what kind of gum do you recommend?

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bethyboop Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:22pm
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thanks!!! they look and amazing!

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mdutcher Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:23pm
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Wow!! That's just awesome. Thanks for sharing!!!

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bobwonderbuns Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:26pm
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Originally Posted by sjlarby

I have never heard of using gum. What a fun idea. what kind of gum do you recommend?




You can also use tootsie rolls!! What will they think of next?? icon_rolleyes.gif icon_lol.gif

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D77 Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:27pm
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Wow!!! icon_surprised.gif Those were beautiful roses! Thanks for sharing with us...

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Shamitha Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:32pm
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sjlarby, you can use any kind of chewing gum as long as they as big pieces. I dont know what of gum you have wherever you are but here in Mauritius, we use a South African chewing gum called CHAPPIES. I'm sure you can get it there.

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smw06 Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:35pm
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I've never heard of such a thing....the roses are beautiful...thanks for sharing.

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smw06 Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:35pm
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I've never heard of such a thing....the roses are beautiful...thanks for sharing.

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Dawncurby Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:36pm
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Thanks so much for the instuctions..can't wait to try them

Dawn

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Shamitha Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:40pm
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Thanks everyone. Bubblegum roses are very easy to do, even a child can make them icon_biggrin.gif

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Liz1028 Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:41pm
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They are beautiful and along with gum and tootise rolles, you can also make these roses out of starburst candy chews! thumbs_up.gif

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frostedbliss Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:48pm
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I can't wait to try this also! Thanks so much for sharing the instructions with us!

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darkchocolate Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:53pm
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What kind of sucker are you using? I was think about the Dum Dums because a Tootsie Pop seems too big.

darkchocolate

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Shamitha Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 2:56pm
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To make small roses, you will need to get the smallest sucker you can find.

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deepthi Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 3:05pm
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Really cool..I love your roses..thanks for sharing them with us..

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kbrown99 Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 3:06pm
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At halloween, you can also get the mini tootsie pops. I think they may be a little smaller than the dum-dums. I'll probably make these more for my kids and their school classes than for cakes, but I'm sure they will love them. Thanks for the instructions. I may even let my kids try to make them. What a neat idea for a kids' party too.

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bobwonderbuns Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 5:39pm
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You know (and this is where the lovely JanH comes in...) there are several ancient threads on these kind of roses -- bubblegum and tootsie roll roses. I'll see if I can't dig one or two up. If not, PM Jan (the master of the search thingy) and she'll know just where to find them. icon_biggrin.gif

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mommicakes Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 5:58pm
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icon_biggrin.gif Thanks so much for sharing Seaqueen!!! I love these, they look great. I do hope that mine will turn out as good. I must go buy lots of bubblegum now. My kids will think I've flipped my lid. icon_razz.gif

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girltrapped Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 6:13pm
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Can't wait to try it! So everything "sticks" together by wetting the gum with a little water first? Did I read that correctly? I have the hardest time with these type of roses....WISH ME LUCK! thumbs_up.gif

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Shamitha Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 6:17pm
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girltrapped, that's correct.It's easy peasy.

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randipanda Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 6:21pm
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Do you just use one piece of gum per sucker/rose or do you need 2?

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cwcopeland Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 6:23pm
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I've never seen this! What a great idea. I bet here bubbleyum or bubblicious would be good for this. I've never heard of the other one she was talking about.

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Shamitha Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 6:25pm
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randipanda, You take a whole bunch of chewing gum and roll out like you do fondant and then you cut out.

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oneprimalscream Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 6:30pm
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Those roses look great!

I did something similar last year, except with Tootsie Rolls and Starbursts.

I've seen Chocolate Bubblicious gum, but it's not sugar-free, so I have never tried it. But if it was good, that could be a possibility as well.

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Bzer Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 6:31pm
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Thanks for sharing your ideas...very much appreciated

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jarjam1026 Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 6:31pm
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WOW. WHAT AN AWESOME IDEA

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4starcakes Posted 10 Aug 2007 , 6:32pm
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Thanks for sharing! Your roses are gorgeous!

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