Hellebore Delight Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Hellebore Delight
with Alyson Reynolds
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 14
Decorating time: 6 - 8 hours (including drying time)
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Watch Alyson make her flowers in just one minute!

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Watch some hand-picked highlights from the full tutorial.

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1. Lesson - Creating the Hellebore Center

Creating a beautiful soft and fluid centre using cotton thread, florist tape and semolina.

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2. Hellebore Petals and Dusting

Cutting out, wiring, forming, veining and dusting to achieve a petal with movement and balance. Taping petals on to  the centre.

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3. Making the buds

Shaping buds by hand and dusting to enhance depth of colour.

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4. Leaves

Rolling, cutting out,  veining, forming leaves and sharing how to build up colour layers to enhance the movement of the leaf.

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5. Rosehips

  • Using cotton threads to make a centre. Roll by hand to create a beautiful rosehip with individual long sepals and use colour dusts to give a natural look.
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6. Rosehip leaves

Cutting out, veining and wiring leaves. Mixing colour dusts to achieve different effects.

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7. Snowberry & Leaves

3 different berries.  Forming and colouring by hand, adding a little paint for effect.  Leaves to match.

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8. Reeds & Sloe Berry

Again by hand – simple and effective ways to create long thin reeds and equally effective but easy sloe berries obtaining depth of colour.

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9. Creating the Individual Sprigs

How to tape together the individual elements into their own natural sprigs.

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10. Constructing the spray

Putting it all together!    Arranging and taping flowers into a dynamic and complementary shape for all to be seen individually but admired altogether.

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11. Other Ideas

Alyson shares some other ideas!

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12. PRO Lesson

In this lesson, Alyson talks about pricing and selling your flowers.

Hellebore Delight Sugar Flowers Tutorial

Welcome to my world of Cold Porcelain and Sugar Flowers. Join me in this step by step tutorial where I hope to share with you a few tricks and tips to allow you to explore your own creativity and bring a truly natural and beautiful reality into your floral creations – without pressure! Some may say it is all in the detail, however on occasion, less is more and if we constantly strive for perfection we often undervalue what has been achieved along the way. Relax and enjoy! ?

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Achieve natural, realistic flowers
  • Mix colour dusts to express movement and expression
  • Use what you have rather than what you think you need!
  • Arranging your flowers to best show their individual beauty
  • and much, much more

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Alyson Reynolds

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