3 to 4 days in advance: Make perfume bottle topper.
candy shells, 1/4 in.
thick, in ball
Heat tip of
knife and cut
top center of
one shell, 1/4
in. dia. Flatten
bottom of second shell by running over warm
pan. Run edges of shells over warm pan and
assemble halves with melted candy. Make
bottle trims using white fondant. Use jewelry
mold to make three square chain borders.
Attach border strips over center seam with
piping gel; trim as needed. Use folk mold to
make one large heart. Attach heart to border
For handle, roll out fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut
circle using second largest cutter. Use folk
mold to make one large medallion. Attach
medallion to center of fondant circle with
piping gel. Let dry. Trim dowel rod to 9 in. Use
jewelry mold to make an additional square
chain border. Trim border to 1 in. and attach
around dowel rod, 3 in. from end, with melted
candy. Use jewelry mold to make 19 round
gems. Attach to edge of circle with piping gel.
Attach circle to 3 in. area above dowel rod
with melted candy. Paint topper and handle
with gold Pearl Dust/lemon extract mixture; let dry.