Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Gum paste, petal dusts in purple, fuchsia, lime green, dark green, yellow and brown. Dots in purple gel color. What are you most proud of? How real they actually look! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Steaming them helped really bring them to life and set in their colors to give a very faint shine and life like appearance.