I really want to improve quickly, as I plan to make a Valentine's cake with a bottom rose border and a cake for our wedding blessing with red roses. I have about three weeks until Valentines Day to get these right!
Note: the actual color of the roses is a light pink. Not the weird peachy flesh color in the pictures!
All together: I picked them off the rose nail with a butter knife.
NOT A GOOD IDEA! But I was in a hurry.