Skill level: BEGINNERS

You will need:

  • Flower paste Saracino – Pasta Bouquet
  • Non stick board
  • Small rolling pin
  • Ball tool
  • Foam pad
  • Groove board
  • Corn flour for dusting
  • Green and yellow Saracino gel colours
  • Green and Pink Saracino powder colours
  • Peony petal cutter
  • Leaf cutter and veiner
  • Flower wire gauge 20, 22 and  26
  • Flower tape green
  • Saracino edible glue
  • Wire cutter
  • Paint brushes
  • Kitchen paper

Step 1

To make the centre of the flower, knead some flower paste with a small amount of Saracino green gel colour

Step 2

Make a small ball of paste and form it into a cone shape to create the bud. Take a 22 gauge wire and make a hook at the end of the wire

Step 3

Put some glue on the hook and insert into the cone. Pinch the bottom of the cone to secure it to the wire. Let it dry overnight.

Step 4

Take some yellow flower paste and make 5 tiny stamens for each flower.

Step 5

Fix the stamens around the green bud using edible glue. Let them dry.

Step 6

To make the petals. Dust your board with some cornflour and roll out the paste with a small rolling pin.

Step 7

Cut out 5-6 petals for each flower with a medium size  peony cutter.

Step 8

Move the petals onto a foam pad and thin the edges of the petals with a balling tool.

Step 9

Place the petals into spoons to let them dry and form for 10-15 minutes

Step 10

Put some glue at the bottom of the petal and add the first petal on the bud

Step 11

Attach the second petal just behind the first. Continue the same way with the rest of the petals.

Step 12

To close the flower insert the last petal into the first.

Step 13

To make the small flower. Use your small peony cutter to cut out 3 petals for each flower.

Step 14

Move the petals onto the foam pad. Thin the edges and let them dry on the spoons for a while.

Step 15

To make the center. Make a small ball with white flower paste. Insert a 22 gauge wire and let it dry

Step 16

Add the 3 petals around the bud as before and close.

Step 17

To make the calyx. Roll out green flower paste and cut out small leaves with scissors

Step 18

Put some glue and add 4-5 leaves onto the base of the flower.

Step 19

To make the leaves. Roll out a small amount of green flower paste over the groove board.


Step 20

Cut out leaves using a leaf cutter in two different sizes.

Step 21

Add some glue at the end of a 26 gauge wire and insert into the ridge of the leaf


Step 22

Move the leaves onto a foam pad and thin the edges with the ball tool.

Step 23

Move onto the veiner and press firmly to shape the pattern. Let them dry on a foam.


Step 24

To dust the flowers use pink Saracino powder colour. Dust the edges of the petals using a soft brush.

Step 25

To colour the leaves dust with Saracino green powder colour. You can also use confectioner glaze to shine the leaves.


Step 26

Tape the leaves and the flowers using green florist tape

Step 27

Using a 20 gauge wire and green florist tape start arranging the branch


Step 28

Start with a small leaf and a small flower

Step 29

Continue adding flowers and leaves along the branch


Step 30

This is the bouquet I created. Feel free to be creative with your composition.

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