Make nine rose bases five days in advance. Prepare gum glue adhesive following recipe directions. For base, use a ball of gum paste, 1/4 in., to form into teardrop shape, 1 1/4 in. tall. Dip end of toothpick into gum glue adhesive and insert into bottom of rose base, approximately 1 in. Insert toothpick into craft block. Let dry 48 hours.