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My first attempt at orchids

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My first attempt at sugar orchids

Created in this Craftsy Course

Exotic Sugar Orchids taught by James Rosselle

Bring a touch of the tropics to your cake creation with an arrangement of delicate sugar blossoms, accented by graceful leaves, bamboo stems and fondant pebbles.

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Cake Decorating
Wedding cake
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Category Cake Decorating
Material Gum Paste
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Having studied many photographs of orchids I have come to realise they come in so many different designs. So, when it comes to dusting let your artistic flair come out.

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What are you most proud of? How well i have managed to produce these flowers at a first attempt following Jamess clear and precise instructions, It gave me confidence and belief I could produce them.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Watch the video a couple of times, then with everything at hand follow James as he leads you through the process. It really is that easy!

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Wow, it looks like you are a pro!

01/02/2013 Flag

oh thank you, thats such a nice comment x

01/09/2013 Flag

ditto on the wow *100! i will gather the courage to try too! (yum)

01/03/2013 Flag

Be encouraged by first attempt, love making them

01/09/2013 Flag

Looking at the picture, I would NOT have guessed that those were your first orchids! Great job!

01/09/2013 Flag

oh thank you, Im very flattered :-)

01/09/2013 Flag

thanks...

03/21/2013 Flag

Beautiful! What cutter and veiners did you use? I love the colors of these orchids.

07/25/2013 Flag

I used Petal Craft cymbidium orchid cutter and veiner set, studied a few pics on google images and dusted them to match, Glad you liked them :)

07/26/2013 Flag