Friday, March 25, 2011

If I Never Make Another Gum Paste Flower Again...

I will be happy. 
Really they are pretty and for the most part pretty simple to make.
But all the rolling, and shaping is tedious and somewhat mind numbing when working with such small flowers.

I made about 100 of them to go on top of cupcakes and the cake for my party.

I've also been making miles of fringed crepe streamers. 
That's a little more fun!


  1. Bless your heart.

    Had I spent that much time to make something so darling, I'd be smacking cupcakes out of people's hands 'You're not going to EAT that! I spent HOURS! Ingrates!"

  2. Oh boy they are pretty. Happy PS! mine is up.

    Mine is here

  3. @Kymberly Foster Seabolt
    Lol, welll I will be queen for a day on my birthday...I wonder if I could get away with that?

  4. They are lovely! I totally understand about mass production though. :)
    visiting from tatertots and jello

  5. Wonderful pink flowers ; I can imagine how the cake would look !!!
    Have fun !

  6. Love the sweet little pink gum paste flowers. Please mail me one!! lol

  7. Can't wait to see these little cute flowers on the cakes! You have a lot of patience that goes with your vision.

  8. Hey I know exactly how you feel. A friend and I sugared a TON of violas for a garden stroll. AND on the day of the stroll, they had us in a gazebo by the water and it was windy. You guessed it. Those little violas went everywhere!

    Cindy Bee

  9. Looks like a lot of work, but oh so pretty and well worth it.
    Happy Pink Saturday, Char

  10. LOL I was thinking the same as the first comment... I wouldn't be able to eat them! They are too pretty! I would love to have you share this at my VIP party today =)

  11. Wow! You did a great job! They are SO beautiful

  12. sooo... Pretty!I'd love it if you would
    link up over at the glitter party!

  13. I know what you mean. I rolled out TONS of little candies yesterday and it's surprisingly exhausting. Really cute & spring-y though:) Thanks for linking to Craftastic Monday:)

  14. Wow. Beautiful! So much work. That's the part I'm not looking forward to when I do my cake with(hopefully)flowers as pretty as yours.Can you tell me which flower cutter you usd for them? And which pearls did you use for the centers?


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