Position flowers and insert laces. Use tip 12 and white
royal icing to attach tip 97 roses at swag points. Use tip 12 and
white icing to pipe a tapered mound, 1 in. wide x 5 in. long, at
top center of 6 in. cake. Mound should be height of tip 97 rose
on left side and height of tip 101s rose on right side. Position
roses in order on sides of mound: tip 97, tip 103, tip 102, tip
101 and tip 101s.
Use toothpick to make two marks on each side of violet
bands, 1 in. apart, starting from base of cake. Carefully insert
three laces from top of left side to next lowest mark on right
side. Insert next three laces from top of right side to next
lowest mark on left side. Repeat on back side.
Use tip 2 and full-strength black Color Flow icing to attach
white Sugar Pearls at lace insertion points and puddle dots
where laces meet.