Hard to believe, but it's been just about 10 weeks since my Handcrafted Sugar Flowers online video with Craftsy was launched in mid-January...and I cannot tell you how amazing it has been to connect with so many of you via your questions and beautiful photos on the Craftsy platform..and all of your lovely updates and comments on Facebook and Twitter! I'm so grateful to all of you who have registered and followed the Lessons in the class...and also for sharing photos of your wonderful projects! Thank you so much!!
It was my hope you would find the lessons, tips and techniques helpful for the Hydrangeas and Filler Flowers I cover in the video...but also in other flower-making you do on your own! I designed the course to be more of a foundation and introduction to good flower craftsmanship...and hopefully your new skills will transfer easily if you want to try to master new and different flowers!
These are the flowers I taught in the course...Hydrangea and Filler Flowers, along with buds and leaves:
I've happily collected some photos of student work from the Craftsy video and would love to share them with you...and if I have mis-spelled any one's name or you would like me to add a link to your photo - please do not hesitate to contact me via email. I'm more than happy to make changes!
So here we go...
Beautiful hydrangea and fillers mixed with a gorgeous pink rose by Tatyana:
Lovely bouquet by Cutiedoki:
Tammy's beautiful blue hydrangea mixed with a wonderful pink peony:
Bright and fun bouquets by ALdabra:
More of Tatyana's stunning work:
Adorable and sweet little arrangement by Lara (love the pink centers!):
And Ilona's gorgeous flowers mixed with a beautiful peach peony she created:
Tina of Sweet T & Cake used an incredibly fun and vibrant color palette to create her delicate flowers and this fabulous cake:
Carol created these fabulous bouquets...and then was inspired to make some peonies as well! Gorgeous!
Aditi created this wonderful anniversary cake with her stunning flowers:
Heidy's flowers mixed with some beautiful roses she created:
And she also created a beautiful wedding cake with a sugar vase on top filled with more gorgeous flowers:
Here are Evangeline's fabulous bouquets...one in purple and the other in blue! You can find her work at Sweet Sweet Blooms:
These are Mark's amazing hydrangeas with their beautiful leaves:
And one of my students was inspired by the lessons in the class as well as some of my peonies and created her very first wedding cake for her brother! This is Houn's amazing masterpiece:
I just received a lovely comment from Charlotte at Sugar Ruffles who was lovely to share her beautiful flowers...all arranged with a wonderful peony on a fabulous cake! Thank you Charlotte!
I had additional photos to share, but they were sized too small when I copied them over from the Craftsy site, so they were barely visible when they were posted here. I'd love for the following artists to contact me when you can and send me a new photo to share:
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Many many thanks to all of you for taking the time to post your questions and comments on the Craftsy platform...it's been wonderful to help you learn some of my favorite techniques and to see your beautiful flowers and projects! I'm continually inspired by your wonderful work...so please keep sharing it with me...
I hope to offer more online videos and instructional materials in the future...and would love to know more about the types of flowers and/or techniques you wish to learn?!
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If you'd like to know more about my Handcrafted Sugar Flowers video, you can read about it and register here!
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