How Do I Fix Shinny Rose Petals

Decorating By gracecakes Updated 8 Apr 2008 , 10:29pm by JoAnnB

gracecakes Posted 8 Apr 2008 , 3:55pm
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I am making a dummy cake with one tear covered in rose petals. I intended on them being red, but the gumpaste dried hot pink. It was ashy so I painted them with water and now they look like lipstick red pleather petals. Should I paint with red petal dust? Will that fix it or will it add insult to injury. I don't mind if they are not exactly realistic, but the shinny thing is gaudy.

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JoAnnB Posted 8 Apr 2008 , 10:29pm
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Dry petal dust should help. try a small test patch, ifyou can, to be sure it will give you the look you want.

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