Need Help With Some Colors For My Cake!!

Decorating By hedwards41302 Updated 28 May 2009 , 10:39pm by Melissa2000

hedwards41302 Posted 28 May 2009 , 4:46pm
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A lady has ordered a Lime Green and Hot Pink babyshower cake. I have went and got the Americolor Electric Green for the Lime Green but she didn't have any of the Americolor Electric Pink. So what do I do now. I have to make it tonight!!!! I have most of the Wilton colors can I use any of them that will give me the color pink that will look good with the Lime Green?? Please help me!!!!!

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aggiechef Posted 28 May 2009 , 4:53pm
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i would use a combo of the rose pink and the pink colors...the rose tends to get kind of red looking (IMO) if used by itself...adding some of the actual pink color should give you that bright pink that i think you're looking for..

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pouchet82 Posted 28 May 2009 , 4:55pm
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I think that the wilton pink is very bright! The first time I used it I found it a bit shocking, I find the rose a bit more subdued

anolan36 Posted 28 May 2009 , 4:56pm
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I just did a Bright Pink and Black cake for a baby shower---last night....My pink came out so bright and I just use the Regular Wilton Pink/Pink---If I want very bright Pink/Hot Pink I don't use the rose color Pink.....Good Luck!

cherrycakes Posted 28 May 2009 , 4:58pm
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I just tried Americolor's electric pink and I wasn't terribly impressed - it wasn't that nice hot pink that I thought it would be so I'll have to experiment with the Wilton colours as well.

jammjenks Posted 28 May 2009 , 4:58pm
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The wilton colors will work just fine. I use them all the time. I've always used the rose color for bright pink.

pattycakesnj Posted 28 May 2009 , 5:06pm
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I agree with all above, the regular Wilton pink is extremely bright, hot pink all by itself

hedwards41302 Posted 28 May 2009 , 5:10pm
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Thank you all so much! Wilton's it is!! Do you think I can get a better Lime Green with a Wilton color than the Americolor Elecrtic Green?

cherrycakes Posted 28 May 2009 , 5:14pm
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I just did this cake yesterday and the dots were done in Americolor electric green. I like it because there's no mixing of colours to get the right shade - if it's the shade you want!

hedwards41302 Posted 28 May 2009 , 5:17pm
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Oooh, that is too cute! That is the color that I'm wanting! How did you do those letters? I love them as well!! Thanks so much!!

cherrycakes Posted 28 May 2009 , 5:46pm
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Thanks!! The letters were done with Tappits in the funky alphabet font.

anolan36 Posted 28 May 2009 , 5:48pm
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Tappist? What is this?

hedwards41302 Posted 28 May 2009 , 6:58pm
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Tappist, what is that? How do I find it so I can do it!

mbt4955 Posted 28 May 2009 , 7:04pm
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Other places have them, but here is one source.

You cut them out of gumpaste.

anolan36 Posted 28 May 2009 , 8:54pm
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Thank you sooooo much for the link! I just ordered stencils and other stuff from GSA , but I never even noticed those.....THANKS Again! I love CC!

mbt4955 Posted 28 May 2009 , 10:34pm
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I have read that you need to use gumpaste - not fondant - and roll it out fairly thin. Let it sit for awhile before you use the cutters and they should pop right out. I think that some people use crisco on their cutting surface first so that the gumpaste will stick to the surface and not to the cutter. There are quite a few threads going about tappits, so you might want to read some before you try to use them.

Melissa2000 Posted 28 May 2009 , 10:39pm
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I went to Sam's and got hot pink from the bakery... It was only 10.00 for 8 pounds.. It looked good on my cake.. They say they will sell any color we want..

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