Can I Wash Silk Flowers

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lmpedersen Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 7:14pm
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prior to using them on a cake? If so, what is the best way to do that?

Thank you!

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MnSnow Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 7:25pm
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Sure you can! I do it all the time. Just put them into a sink of sudsy water and swish them around. Rinse well and let air dry

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lmpedersen Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 7:35pm
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Thanks! I was worried it might ruin them.

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Barb1959 Posted 16 Oct 2009 , 9:19pm
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I've been told to but them in a brown bag with salt and shake it. The salt will remove any dust on them.

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leah_s Posted 17 Oct 2009 , 1:42am
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I actually *require* that silk flowers be washed before they go on the cake. Otherwise it's like every person who touched the flowers in the store just put their hands on the cake.

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