Navy Blue Buttercream Icing?

Decorating By kim118 Updated 18 Aug 2008 , 11:22pm by knel

kim118 Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:01pm
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what wilton icing colors can I mix to achieve a nave blue?

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jibbies Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:08pm
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Start with royal blue and add a little bit of black.
Here is a link to a thread that discusses this topic.

http://forum.cakecentral.com/heres-a-mixing-color-chart-ftopicp-5977371.html#5977371

Jibbies

roxxxy_luvs_duff Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:09pm
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i used blue and made it as dark as i could then slowly started adding a little black. I would color it day before because mine got really dark the next day.

maisyone2 Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:11pm
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I would have to suggest using the Royal Blue and make it a nice deep color....then add black, a little at a time to soften the Royal Blue. I personally have not done this, but it seems the most feasible if you only have the Wilton Colors available to you. There is Navy available by Cake Craft. It makes a nice deep navy, but even using this, I tend to start with a base of royal blue.

Hope this helps,
Gayle

tracey1970 Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:20pm
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I used violet and sky blue (I'm almost positive it was sky blue, not the royal - ?) mixed with a little black added and got a dark navy.

knel Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 11:22pm
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I use royal blue and purple to get a deep blue, and then gradually add black. Let it rest for a while because it will darken over time, especially if it is sitting under bright light.

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