One day ahead, make gum paste ears. Using fondant roller with purple guide rings, roll out 1 oz. gum paste. Place “A” cut-out on gum paste, but don’t cut. Using knife, cut around cut-out, leaving ¼ in. border. Repeat for two ears.
Combine Buttercup Yellow and Brown icing colors for gold color shown. Combine Christmas Red and Red-Red icing colors for red color shown. Using color combinations provided, tint ½ oz. gum paste gold and 1 oz. gum paste red. Set red gum paste aside in a covered container or plastic bag.
Using fondant roller with purple guide rings, roll out gold gum paste. Using cut-out “C”, cut two ear shapes. Using damp brush, attach gold inner ear to white ears. Spray small amount Gold Color Mist in bowl. Using brush, paint inner ear gold. Repeat with other ear, reversing cutter for the other ear. Place both ears in flower drying rack to dry overnight. Using 1/2 oz. red gum paste – roll out the gum paste using the pink guide rings. Cut approximately 40 circles with small end of tip 12. Roll into balls and set overnight.