DAY OF CELEBRATION
Attach gems. Use piping gel in a cut parchment bag to pipe a dot on back of gems; attach to cake. Begin with a row at bottom of each cake, then place successive rows in the spaces between gems of preceding row. Continue over top of 8 in. cake and cover top of 6 in. cake.
Attach flower. For flower center, attach one gem with gum glue adhesive. Let dry, 30 minutes. Use icing in cut parchment bag to attach flower to side of cake.