Shotgun Shells

Decorating By kimb Updated 22 May 2009 , 5:11pm by bsharp

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kimb Posted 18 May 2009 , 7:54pm
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I need shotgun shells for a grooms cake next week.

any suggestions, maybe someone here has tried them before.

fondant, gumpaste or candy clay which would work better

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icer101 Posted 18 May 2009 , 8:00pm
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you might find how to on earlenescakes.com.. she teaches that sometimes.. and deomos that at ices convention.. hth

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jimandmollie Posted 18 May 2009 , 8:01pm
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I would roll logs out of fondant and them paint the color on them with a brush. Just my opinion though as I haven't used gumpaste or candy clay yet. Good luck with whatever you use! icon_smile.gif

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bsharp Posted 21 May 2009 , 2:57pm
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I bought Earlenes tutorial (on paper) and loved it. She explains it so well. I have made several now. Good Luck

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__Jamie__ Posted 21 May 2009 , 3:03pm
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I am around shotgun shells constantly. I made one awhile back, never got a pick. Roll out a log of gp, better than fondant. Flatten both ends, and flare one of the ends, as a real shell would be, for the bottom. Impress a small circle in the bottom of the shell in the middle, that is the primer or what goes bang when you fire the gun. On the top, take a razor blade and make what almost look like cake slices around the top, so the shell looks like where the top was crimped in after they pack in the actual "shot" or lead bb's.

For more efffect, roll some small non-pareils around in silver or pewter luster dust, and sprinkle some around where the shells will be sitting, to mimic spilled shot.

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cakes22 Posted 21 May 2009 , 3:19pm
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Originally Posted by __Jamie__

I am around shotgun shells constantly.




_Jamie_ is there something you would like to share with the rest of the class??? icon_lol.gificon_lol.gificon_lol.gif

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__Jamie__ Posted 21 May 2009 , 4:04pm
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Hahahahaha...actually, my dad reloads shells, because he shoots trap and skeet. I was raised in a gun toting family! icon_biggrin.gif

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bsharp Posted 22 May 2009 , 5:11pm
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I love the idea for the non-perials... Whoohoo, I know what I'll be doing next time.

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