Gumpaste Circus Rose - Coloring Question

Decorating By mbt4955 Updated 18 Jan 2009 , 9:20pm by brincess_b

mbt4955 Posted 18 Jan 2009 , 7:15pm
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I am doing gumpaste circus roses for an April wedding. I am wondering what the best way would be to color them since they have two distinct colors. I have thought about coloring my gumpaste yellow and just dusting or painting the red/orange on the tips. I love the sheen I get from steaming my dusted flowers and I don't think the yellow would shine since there wouldn't be any petal dust on it.

Any advice? Thanks!


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bobwonderbuns Posted 18 Jan 2009 , 7:28pm
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I'd use yellow gumpaste and dust the edges pink.

brincess_b Posted 18 Jan 2009 , 9:20pm
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i have steamed things without powder, and they still ot a shine. but you could always dust in yellow, steam, then dut in pink. that might ive your yellow a better colour too.

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