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Created in this Craftsy class

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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Category Cake Decorating
Material Gum Paste
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Gumpaste, fondant, cymbidium cutters, tiger moth cutters and cataley cutters, rose cutters assorted leaf and viewers

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What are you most proud of? Just how the cake went together. Since I was a guest at the wedding this was their wedding gift. I scooped up the flowers when the cake was being served, did some minor repair work and then made an arrangement of the flowers of which I presented to them later. They are under glass on display and look fabulous. Two years and counting.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't be afraid of bold colours. I was a little nervous of the cymbidium orchids being really dark and doing the throat of the tiger moth. But you just have to move forward and go for it.

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