Dark Gumpaste Flowers And Fading

Decorating By michellesArt Updated 30 Sep 2009 , 11:48am by beachcakes

michellesArt Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 5:08pm
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how do you keep the darker tones from fading? i'm doing deep purple roses for a wedding and want to keep them "fresh" but want to start making them as the wedding is in a couple of weeks ( and i don't have too many to make either). thanks in advance icon_smile.gif

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MnSnow Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 5:42pm
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keep them out of light and they'll be fine. I put mine in a box with a lid

michellesArt Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 12:48pm
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thanks icon_smile.gif

beachcakes Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 2:16pm
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I made eggplant colored roses last week and kept them in a darkened room so as not to fade.

Rylan Posted 30 Sep 2009 , 7:26am
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I'm wondering why mines hasn't faded. I made black flowers about a month ago and they have been sitting on my counter and still as black as I first made it.

beachcakes Posted 30 Sep 2009 , 11:48am
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I think it's the red that fades out, so anything with red in it - purple, pink, fuchsia, burgundy - will tend to fade. Perhaps there's not so much red color in black?

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