Exotic, beautiful, delicate orchids capture the imagination and provide simple style. Inspired by the wide range of blooms now available, three sugarcraft experts now show you how to recreate these lovely, etherel flowers as cake decorations.Celebrating the diversity of orchids from around the world, the flowers vary from vibrant red to subtle pink and the most striking pure white. Familiar favorites are combined with unusual, lesser known orchid varieties to provide a wealth of choice for every occasion.Over 20 projects provide ideas for sprays, bouquets, pot plants, and table arrangements. The orchids decorate a range of celebration cakes from the traditional and contemporary wedding cakes to christening cakes, anniversary cakes and seasonal projects, such as Christmas and springtime.This stunning book, with its beautiful images and clear detailed instructions, is a must-have for all sugar flower makers, providing up-to-the-minute ideas on creating and displaying fashionable orchids.
Alan Dunn is a leading sugarcraft designer and author. His highly realistic sugar flowers are simply stunning and he has a wonderfully uninhibited style of his own. Alan has demonstrated his skills all over the world and his list of instructive books is extensive.
Tony Warren works for a large sugarcraft company and teaches sugarcraft in Adult Education. In addition to his amazing flowers, he is known for his delicate extension and filigree work. He is extremely talented and demonstrates on a regular basis around the UK and at all the major sugarcraft exhibitions.
South African born, Tombi Peck is well known throughout the cake decorating world for her beautiful, life-like sugar flowers. She was responsible for re-introducing this craft to Britain and is a founding member of the British Sugarcraft Guild.