How To Use The Shimmer Dust Without Vodka

Decorating By cshelz Updated 26 Oct 2009 , 1:06am by Win

cshelz Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 12:39am
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I am making flowers and have my dust to paint on. What can I use instead of Vodka to wet the dust?

Thanks

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blessedist Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 12:45am
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lemon juice

cshelz Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 12:46am
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Oh never thought of that! Thanks so much. icon_biggrin.gif

classiccake Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 12:47am
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Pure lemon extract works well

Win Posted 26 Oct 2009 , 1:06am
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Be sure if you are using lemon extract to make the mixture extremely thin. Extract dries and thickens very quickly and then you have a real mess. Actually, the best method is to use the luster dust dry then steam it either with a clothes steamer or via a tea kettle. It sets the dust and and provides the shine you desire yet will not streak as vodka and extracts can.

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