Middle Of The Night, Help...

Decorating By caincakemaker Updated 9 Jun 2008 , 10:22am by dragonflydreams

caincakemaker Posted 7 Jun 2008 , 8:18am
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I cannot get the color I need to turn out. I want a pretty rose color. Specifically the dark rose color on Peggy Porshen's stripped cake in "pretty party cakes". I have "rose" coloring but when I add as much as it seems to be taking to get a dark rose, it turns almost orange. Can someone give ma a clue, maybe I am using the wrong color? Unfortunately I don't have any burgundy.

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diamondsonblackvelvet13 Posted 7 Jun 2008 , 9:20am
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What other red colors do you have?

caincakemaker Posted 7 Jun 2008 , 9:31am
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OK, I got it. I used the Rose color and added a little brown. Before that it almost seemed "day-glo". How frustrating to spend literally 1 1/2 hrs, just to mix the color. Now I am not even that happy with my cake. Oh well, off to bed. I can only hope for a miracle that my little ones sleep in... Thanks for your reply!

dragonflydreams Posted 9 Jun 2008 , 10:22am
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. . . here is a template for mixing colors . . . hope it may be of some use to you in the future . . . http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=830043 . . . and a couple of other colors . . . http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=830063

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