How to make an Orchid

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How to make an Orchid

with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 5
Decorating time: 1hr approx
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1. Cutting wiring and frilling

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to prepare each petal, getting them made as delicatly as possible.

 

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2. Throat and taping

In this lesson, Paul moves onto the throat and taping part of creating this beautiful Orchid.

 

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3. Constructing and Dusting

It’s more of a ‘final touches’ kind of lesson here, Paul finishes off the Orchid by constructing and adding some dusting.

 

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4. Other Ideas

Here, Paul gives you some ideas and uses for the Orchid flower, including wedding cakes and even a the idea of using a vase as the cake, with the orchids inside.

 

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5. Pro Lesson

Paul reveals his inner hippy and sports the orchid in his hair! But, he does also give some useful advise to you professionals out there on costing these flowers and how to stream line production.

Orchids are a fantastic flower to be able to make and a popular addition to any modern wedding cake – as well and novelty cakes and even cupcakes. In these lessons, Paul takes you through each step of how to make the flower along with giving you lots of ideas on when and where you can use it.

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Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 195,000+ students.