Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Gum paste for flowers and letters. Butter cream frosting. Materials specified in James Roselle's class for Exotic Sugar Orchids. Loved that class. What are you most proud of? My first attempt at a wedding cake. A great deal of room for improvement but I was proud of it. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Three main things are needed. Patience, confidence and determination!