Dogwood for a Spring Wedding

I can’t tell exactly what it is, but there is something about dogwood flowers that I find  very exciting.
What I know for sure is that I love the affinity of dogwood and magnolia – blooms appear en masse before leaves cover the tree.
Petals (bracts, actually) have personality and charm and I am enamored with the shades of the rubra variety.

Making them in gumpaste was a real pleasure for me (as for every flower I make) and I can’t stop myself from imagining those lovely blossoms adorning a spring wedding cake, conveying delicate beauty and elegance to it.

4 thoughts on “Dogwood for a Spring Wedding

  1. gabriele antonini

    ciao Susanna,sono Gabriele e ti faccio i miei complimenti x la tua tecnica decorativa..
    volevo chiederti di togliermi una curiosita’..
    Alan Dunn utilizza la tecnica dell’aerografo x dipingere i fiori o usa semplicemente pennello e colori dust?
    un sentito ringraziamento
    gabriele

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