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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Art Nouveau in Sugar


This last weekend, I was invited by my dear friend, Denise Talbot, to demonstrate
at an ICES Day of Sharing in Southeast Texas.
When I asked her what she wanted me to demo, she suggested, "What about a Jeweled Flower Topper? Jeweled flowers like on an antique brooch in the art nouveau style."


So I set about researching antique jewelry. After perusing antique stores and googling Antique Jewelry,
I found photos of beautiful floral brooches that were inspiring.

Now the trick was to take the 2 dimensional flowers and make them 3 dimensional for a cake topper.

It was a fun project and I had a great time demonstrating. I saw many old friends and met new friends too.
And for my cake buddies who cannot travel the distance, I thought I would share a few of the photos with you.



And here is the finished topper...


I will be making a step by step tutorial for the ICES newsletter, so stay tuned!

12 comments:

  1. WOW!! It's stunning, Jacque!!

    Donatella

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  2. Spettacolari!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Bravissima.
    Lena

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  3. This is so gorgeous, Jacque!! Wish I received the ICES newsletter so that I could see your tutorial!! It's fantastic!!

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  4. Thank you Becca, Donatella, Lena and Rhonda!!!
    I appreciate the comments.

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  5. A work of art, Jacque. I'll be waiting for my newsletter.

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  6. Ciao Jacque..your blog is gorgeous!!!...congratulations!!!

    Dora

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  7. Wooow!! This is indeed a true art, Jacque! I'm speechless...

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  8. Sono senza parole per la meraviglia, stupendo :)))))))

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  9. Thank you Petite Foury
    and Grazie! Mari :-)

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