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Blue Ruffle Sugar Succulent

By Cindy Serrano
The Confectionery Gallery
theconfectionerygallery.com

  • Satin Ice Gum Paste - Blue
  • 6 pointed succulent cutter set
  • 26-gauge green/white floral wire
  • 24-gauge floral wire
  • Tylose Glue
  • Ball tool
  • Spoons
  • Styrofoam
  • Petal dusts - Light blue, White, Royal Blue, Light Purple,
  • Paintbrush
  • Floral Tape

In this sugar succulent tutorial you will see/learn:

- How thin to roll out your gumpaste for your gumpaste succulent pieces
- How many pieces of each cutter to cut out for your sugar paste succulent
- The appropriate gauge floral wire to use for the respective sugar flower succulent pieces
- How to insert your floral wire into your elements to ensure they are properly secured - How to prepare your sugar craft succulent pieces for ruffling
- Ruffling your blue sugar succulent edges and how to create tighter ruffles if so desired
- How to shape your sugar flower succulent pieces and how long to dry them
- Adding petal dust to your blue gumpaste succulent pieces appropriately to create a nicely varied color to give that blue "Echeveria Neon Breaker-like " variated color look
- Preparing your pieces for shaping the final blue succulent
- Taping your sugar succulent and how to prepare the sugar creation for additional dusting and setting the petal dust colors
- How to create and add the pink color to your blue succulent ruffled edges
- Adding shine if desired

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