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Spring & Summer Sugar Flowers

with James Rosselle
Grow your sugar garden with realistic poppies and lifelike parrot tulips as James Rosselle teaches you to craft colorful flowers for all occasions.
Create these classic blossoms using Jamesís detailed techniques for adding texture, shading and shaping. Build buds, stems and petals for an overall enchanting effect that embodies spring and summer. James devotes an entire lesson to fun and fanciful variations, including ruffled poppies. Also learn best practices in floral design and food safety as you arrange your sugar flowers around the cake.
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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Meet James Rosselle & Get Started

  • Meet James and start coloring your gum paste.


Lesson 2. Poppy Petals & Buds


Lesson 3. Poppy Leaves & Dusting


Lesson 4. Parrot Tulip Center


Lesson 5. Finishing the Parrot Tulip


Lesson 6. Fun & Fanciful Variations


Lesson 7. Floral Design for Cakes

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