Gum paste Open Peony Tutorial
This year I decide to pay a little more attention to my you tube videos. Most of the request I had last year were to share some Sugar Flower tutorials.
So here is the first Gum paste Open Peony. I am currently working on my Red Rose tutorial for valentines day too! Fingers crossed I will manage to edit and share that with you soon.
Here you can see they are on the cake.
The open peonies I shared in this video are the ones I used on this cake above. Of course I make all my peonies this way so you will find more cakes with peonies on my Facebook Page.
And the Video first - Gum paste Open Peony - I
Things you will need : - Scroll below video
No Celboard - Now for those of you that do not have a Cel board - My upcoming Tip Thursday will show you how you can still wire your petals without a celboard.
Peony Leaves and spray --- Those of you who are on my Newsletter - you will get to see how I do the leaves and the spray in my Newsletter Bonus post as always. (sshhh - just a little thank you for all your support) Dont' forget to scroll down your newsletter to see if you have a bonus post. The password is usually in there!
No Peony Cutters -- If you are a cake decorator and make peonies often it's a good idea to invest in some good peony cutters. Below I have given you a few choices which ever cutter you choose you can use the same method shown in the video above.
If you do not have a peony cutter. A heart cutter will work just as well - You cut out the heart shape and use the back of your cutter or fluted wheel to create a scallop on the top. As shown in the pictures below. Then vein and thing the edges as shown in the video.
Things you will need are for your Gum Paste Open Peony
Peony Cutters, Veiners and stamens
Ball tool, Foam Pad and Pliers, Cel Board
Gumpaste, Fuschia color, Petal Dust
Well, I do hope you find this tutorial useful. I know the video is a bit long but as always you know I prefer to cover all bases and give you every bit of information you need.
Enjoy making flowers
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