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Project

Pink Stargazer Lily

Project Description

Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Sugar paste,floral wire and tape,gum glue,food gel colors,paint brush What are you most proud of? That I was finally able to make one without it falling apart! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take your time. Be sure that the petals are completely dry before attempting to assemble. They will fall apart. I did my own cutouts for this and also the veining.

What you will need

  • Sugar paste
  • floral wire and tape
  • gum glue
  • food gel colors
  • paint brush

Q&A with cjtay

deedree asked:
This is really fabulous. The coloring and details are PERFECT - congrats on success!
cjtay answered:
Thank you so much!
reanie51 asked:
What did you use for your pattern and what did you use to create the veining?
cjtay answered:
I cut my own petals freehand and also used a lily petal press for the pattern, and still had to re-bevel the pattern. I will post directions soon. I have been way out of touch with this page of mine, as I have been dealing with breast cancer for nearly a year. I am on the good side now, but still have radiation treatments to finish off this next week. Sorry.
meredithj2123375 asked:
Can I make a Christmas Stargazer Lily? Red and green with silver glitter?
cjtay answered:
Yes, it can be done. I guess you would consider it a whimsical or fantasy flower.