Petal Dust ?? Luster Dust??

Decorating By Deborah1152 Updated 25 May 2009 , 3:39am by JulyMama

Deborah1152 Posted 21 May 2009 , 6:21pm
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Is luster dust & petal dust the same & do you just paint on pearl glaze to make a dress shiney? icon_confused.gif

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cathie_shinnick Posted 21 May 2009 , 6:27pm
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Sorry I dont know the answer, but was curious myself.

hensor Posted 21 May 2009 , 6:34pm
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This is the info I got from a fellow caker here:

Petal dust gives you a matte finish and it's great for coloring flowers.

Luster dust and pearl dust give a shimmery effect.

Pearl dust + petal dust = luster dust.

missyd4e Posted 21 May 2009 , 6:37pm
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WOW! That makes sense now. I have been wondering this for a while! Thank you!

JulyMama Posted 21 May 2009 , 8:43pm
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I have a question too. Is there a neutral colour I can use that will look good on all coulours of fondant and gumpaste?
IE: Do I have to buy a separate colour of luster dust for each colour of fondant?

bakingatthebeach Posted 23 May 2009 , 1:32am
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I get the pearl white super lustre dust. Ive used it on my bassinet cake (in my pics). to make it look like satin. I also used it on my draping and pearls. It doesnt change the color of your fondant.

JulyMama Posted 25 May 2009 , 3:39am
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awesome! thanks!

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