How Do I Make A Butterfly Flap Like It Is Moving As A Cake Topper?

Decorating By palamino23 Updated 24 Dec 2013 , 3:18am by shanter

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palamino23 Posted 21 Dec 2013 , 10:39pm
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I want to make a layered cake, but I want to have butterflies flapping their wings as if they are just sitting there and ready to fly.  I want to make them out of poured sugar and put them together  so they are moveable.  Any Suggestions?  Any place I can look into to find the parts I'm looking for?  


Any help would be great help


Thank you

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-K8memphis Posted 22 Dec 2013 , 2:41pm
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under the heading of 'any help'--i made flapping wings once by taking apart these kissy face angel bears my husband got me for a gift--valentine's or something--their wings flapped so i used that--not a lot of help--but check out the toy aisle is my suggestion--


or where ever they sell little motors and things like that--'the little motor store' :grin: 

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savannahquinn Posted 22 Dec 2013 , 3:25pm
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I thought about some battery operated butterflies, you can just replace the plastic parts with gupaste?

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Smckinney07 Posted 22 Dec 2013 , 3:49pm
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AGo to on the right side of the screen they have info for butterflies

Obviously, they won't really move but they sell a mold so you can make the wings separately from isomalt and put them together on the cake like a real butterfly

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icer101 Posted 24 Dec 2013 , 3:14am
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Jennifer Dontz shows it on her web site also. It is beautiful.

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shanter Posted 24 Dec 2013 , 3:18am
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Have you considered making them with gelatin or wafer paper?

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