I want to make a cake that has 6", 9" & 12" tiers with a spacer between the 9" & 12" to accomodate flowers. My guess is that somewhere around a 3" spacer would look visually pleasing (agree or disagree?). How do most of you secure the flowers in and around the spacer so that you don't see what's underneath? Do you attach them to the styrofoam? Do you assemble the entire cake first and add the flowers last? Do you attach to the styro and then assemble the rest of the cake?
Thanks in advance for your help!
I just completed a cake yesterday that had the foam spacers and we covered them with flowers. What kind of flowers are you using? ex. silk, icing, etc..... We used silk flowers, it's what the bride wanted, and the wire just stuck right into the foam, no problem. They were also big enough, they covered all of the foam completely.
I'd use the 6" hidden pillars. That would give you about 2-3" between the tiers to lay flowers.
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