To Luster Dust Or Not...

Decorating By nutmeg44 Updated 14 May 2009 , 2:50pm by cricket0616

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nutmeg44 Posted 14 May 2009 , 1:55pm
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I am making a Jimmy Buffet cake with fondant cut-outs of palm trees and margaritas and then 3D fondant cheeseburgers and a parrot.

Should I use luster dust on any of it? If I do some, should I do all- or jus tthe margaritas?

Also, I did a search in the forums on luster dust to see how people use it and nothing came up! There must be some old threads about it.

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kerri729 Posted 14 May 2009 , 2:40pm
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I would luster dust the margaritas only, to make them appear shiny.

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sadsmile Posted 14 May 2009 , 2:48pm
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If the colors are right on it will help add depth to the texture of your work. It depends on how much you want it to sparkle or shine. I luv it and probably use it too much LOL.

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tirechic Posted 14 May 2009 , 2:49pm
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Yes, just the margaritas, it would also make them looks a little "frosty", like the frozen glasses they come in.

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cricket0616 Posted 14 May 2009 , 2:50pm
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If you go to google and type in "luster dust and cake central" you will pull a ton of the threads.

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