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Fit for a Queen

by Paddi Clark

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Learn how to make myrtle, lilies and daffodils and create this crisp, green and white bouquet.

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This beautiful white arrangement includes some traditional flowers that have been used in royal bouquets over the past years. Roses were Princess Diana’s favourite flower, the Duchess of Cambridge's favourite are said to be white lilies, and both flowers are in season in spring and summer. Finally, all royal wedding bouquets have included a sprig of myrtle to symbolise a happy marriage. As roses are often one of the first flowers that sugar florists learn to make, they are not covered in this project. However, there are many other useful resources which teach you how to make them, such as Sugar Flowers for Beginners by Paddi Clark.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  1. Myrtle
    Learn how to make white myrtle flowers, buds and leaves.
  2. Lily 'Royal Wedding'
    Find out how to make and assemble a cream-coloured lily.
  3. 'Paperwhite' Daffodil
    Discover how to make and assemble small, white daffodils.
  4. Arrangement
    Arrange the bouquet and secure with floral tape and ribbon.

Occasion: Wedding
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Featured in Summer 2011 issue

Project by Paddi Clark

Paddi Clark

author of Fit for a Queen

Squires Kitchen’s Senior Tutor, Paddi Clark, is one of the UK’s leading figures in sugarcraft and is a proficient and qualified teacher. Paddi always strives to study, design and develop new techniques and skills, which enables her to continue to be creative at the top and forefront of her profession. She is a popular tutor and demonstrator both in the UK and overseas, and has won various medals and awards for her work. A qualified teacher, Paddi has taught all the certification courses of the governing bodies in the related sugarcraft and cake decoration areas. Paddi is a founder member of Taste of Art and is also the author of the popular books, Sugar Flowers for Beginners and More Sugar Flowers for Beginners (B. Dutton Publishing Ltd).

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