Gumpaste Flower Cake Topper

Decorating By deetmar Updated 22 Jul 2009 , 1:52pm by minicuppie

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deetmar Posted 22 Jul 2009 , 7:05am
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I was wondering if anybody could explain how you put a full gumpaste flower topper on a wedding cake?

I have done several rose cake toppers, but with them I cut a styrofoam ball in 1/2, cover it with fondant, and stick the roses in it. This gives if a full rounded look without putting anythihng into the cake.

My wedding coming up, has numerous types of lilies, with the main flower the calla lily, as well as other flowers. I want it to look full, but I'm not quite sure how to go about this.

Thanks for your help.

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nannie Posted 22 Jul 2009 , 1:29pm
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can't help but here's a bump

ps. the site is acting wacky and a lot of people can't get in, so if you don't get an answer, wait till seems to be running smoother and try again. icon_lol.gif

goo luck

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minicuppie Posted 22 Jul 2009 , 1:52pm
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My hubs does my flowers and he makes the callas in various shapes and scale for the overall effect. For a topper he makes a roundish design and makes smallish flowers and leaves to fill in. Before puting on the cake I cover a cardboard or plastic base to match whatever it will sit on. HTH.

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