When you can’t tell a sugar flower apart from the real thing, you know it’s the work of one of the most talented flower artists in the sweets department. Today we’re not talking sugar coating or edible real flowers with a sweet taste. We’re taking a closer look at the insanely realistic flowers made of sugar by Michelle Nguyen, also known as Michelle's Sweet Blossom. Because curiosity grew when the floral beauties on Michelle's social media channels turned out to be entirely made out of sugar!
Award-Winning Sugar Flower Artist
Melbourne-based Michelle Nguyen is creating sugar flowers for seven years now. She can be called one of the world’s leading sugar flower artists. It’s easy to see why, when you can’t differentiate her flowers from the real ones growing in your garden or greenhouse. She creates flowers with stunning life-like sugar petals with delicately detailed leaves. Each and every flower in her hands come in the most perfect and realistic color.
Seeing her easily create flowers at various stages of their growth leaves nothing to separate her work from the actual flowers that inspired her. Besides making tutorials for the sweet-tooth followers on her YouTube channel, she travels the world attendings events and teaching students how to master the art of making sugar flowers.
Check out a few of Michelle's tutorials on YouTube here:
Sugar Carnation Tutorial
Gum Paste Roselily Tutorial
Flowers for the Real Sweet Tooth
Nguyen’s artworks are worldwide praised for their attention to detail and realistic looks. She has received several awards for Best Australian Sugar Florist, and Sugar Floral Artist of the Year. Besides her love for creating flowers, she is widely acknowledged as one of the most talented sugar-molding artists on the planet.
There’s virtually no flower that this talented food artist can’t recreate out of sugar paste. Flower lovers.. be aware! The next bouquet of dahlias, tulips, or delicate spray roses you see coming by on social media, might actually be made entirely out of… sugar! When she’s not busy traveling the world joining competitions against other cake decorators or doing commission work for clients, Michelle Nguyen holds classes where she teaches the basics of her art, from creating the sugar paste to shaping the petals and leaves and getting the color just perfect.
Sugar Flower Artist Michelle Nguyen