Sugar Flowers

Do you wonder how to pull those petals together to make a realistic bloom? I have the answers! There are some basic rules or formulas I follow when wiring and taping petals together. First, the heavier the flower or petal, then the lower the wire gauge number (lower wire number is thicker wire). The more […]

Sugar Flower How-To Series: Wiring, Taping, Q&A

Is that really made out of sugar? I love to answer yes! I delight in client and guest’s amazement and in the art of the creating sugar flowers. It is methodical and artistic all at once. My secret to lush, realistic sugar flowers…dusting. I dust my flowers to add layers of pigment on each petal. […]

Sugar Flower How-To Series: Dusting, Storing and Tips

As the saying goes, there is more than one way to skin a cat. Trial and error, many buckets of purchases gum paste and loads of sweat equity brought me to these two recipes. They each serve a purpose in my sugar flower line-up. The Go-To Gum Paste is perfect for deep, rich colors in […]

Sugar Flower How-To Series: My Go-To Gum Paste Recipes

As a baker, you already know the importance of mise en place and I am sure you have your favorite tools. Here are my favorite and essential tools for the creation of sugar flowers. This isn’t everything but this is my base, and I have also included supplies for each particular flower below. You can […]

Sugar Flower How-To Series: Essential Tools

You have seen my posts, I am sure. You do you! Your only competition is yourself. As I continue to grow and learn as an artist and designer, I find myself returning to my passion of sugar flowers. It is why my clients hire me and why wedding planners choose me to be part of […]

Sugar Flower How-To Series: Why I LOVE Sugar Flowers

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