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Pansies - more than just pretty faces in the garden. Sugar Pansies look amazing on a cake too! Ready for your free tutorial?


Welcome, fellow flower enthusiasts, nature lovers, cake designers, cake eaters and anyone with an eye for beauty! Today, we're diving into the delightful world of pansies. Yes, those charming, colourful flowers that often grace our gardens and window boxes. But hey, hold your garden gloves, because there's a lot more to pansies than meets the eye! Let's explore the colourful world of the pansy and then I'll tell you how you can access your free sugar pansy step by step tutorial.


a photo of colourful sugar (gum paste) pansies
Colourful and easy to make sugar pansies

The Unassuming Superstars:

Let's start with the basics. Pansies are like the underrated heroes of the flower world. They may not flaunt the grandeur of roses or the exotic allure of orchids, but what they lack in flamboyance, they make up for in sheer versatility and resilience.

Color Me Happy:

One of the most enchanting things about pansies is their vibrant colour palette. From rich purples to sunny yellows, deep blues to delicate pinks, pansies come in an array of hues that can rival even the most stunning rainbow. It's like having a living paintbox right in your backyard!

Tough Cookies:

Now, let's talk toughness. Pansies might look delicate, but don't be fooled! These little beauties are tough cookies. They can weather chilly temperatures like champs, often blooming through autumn and even winter in milder climates. Snow? Frost? No problem for these resilient babies!

Edible Delights:

But wait, there's more! Did you know that pansies are edible? That's right! These lovely flowers aren't just a feast for the eyes; they can tickle your taste buds too. Add them to salads for a pop of colour, crystallise them for a fancy dessert garnish, or freeze them into ice cubes for the prettiest drinks at your next garden party. Who knew flowers could be so versatile?

Pansy Personalities:

Here's a fun fact: each pansy variety has its own unique personality. Some are demure and delicate, while others are bold and flamboyant. It's like a garden full of little characters, each with its own story to tell. Talk about a floral soap opera!

Pansies and Pollinators:

Let's not forget our fuzzy friends! Pansies aren't just pretty faces; they're also magnets for pollinators like bees and butterflies. So, by planting pansies in your garden, you're not just adding beauty; you're also providing vital sustenance for these essential creatures. It's like hosting a buzzing cocktail party for nature's VIPs!

Pansies: Spread the Love!

In conclusion, pansies may be small, but they pack a punch when it comes to charm, resilience, and versatility. So, the next time you're strolling through a garden centre or planning your spring planting, don't overlook these unsung heroes of the flower world. Pansies deserve a prime spot in your garden, where they can brighten your days and spread joy with their vibrant blooms. After all, who can resist the allure of those cheerful little faces smiling up at you? Go ahead, embrace the pansy power, and let your garden bloom with beauty and whimsy!

Sugar Pansies

And if you are not green fingered but LOVE cake decorating. Go and check out my sugar pansy (gum paste pansy) tutorial and make your own!! They are the best fun to make as you can play around painting them with the most vibrant edible colours. They cheer up any wedding or celebration cake. So what are you waiting for? Hit the YouTube link below and given these easy to create flower a whirl. Have fun and don't forget to show me your creations.


Lisa x


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Free YouTube Tutorial Available Now



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