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Glitter Shoe w/ Peonies

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Shoe w/ Peonies

Created in this Craftsy class

Classic Sugar Flowers: Peony, Anemone, Tulip taught by Nicholas Lodge

Make your cakes petal-perfect with instruction from Nicholas Lodge, sugar artist extraordinaire.

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Category Cake Decorating
Material Gum Paste
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Do you sell this cake? Yes
Name of website or online shop: Couture Cakes, Inc.

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Cake, icing, fondant, gumpaste, mirrored beads, toothpicks, silicone molds, peonie cutters and veiners.

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11/05/2013 Flag

Gorgeous. Would you be willing to share your shoe template? Thanks.

11/06/2013 Flag

Were did you find the template for the full piece cover for the shoe, or how did you cover the shoe in one piece. How much can I charge for this piece?

10/25/2014 Flag

Beautiful! I love the shoe ;-))

10/04/2015 Flag

I have created a "lass", not sure how to spell this, out of styrofoam. This is similar to how a cobbler would have moulded leather when shoes were made by hand. I let the sole of the shoe harden for a day or two, then I add the heal, using a wooden down, fondant and royal icing. For the actual top of the shoe, I have created a few cut outs that I adapt to each shoe. Again, if you can think of how a cobbler would have moulded the leather, fondant/gumpaste is much the same. The glitter beads were purchased at a craft shop and applied using egg white, they are not edible. I think this answers everyone's questions. My shoes take about 3 days to make, including drying time. All of my shoe cakes start at about $350.

10/05/2015 Flag