Help With A Purple Shade

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overindulged Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 1:23am
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The wedding color theme is "Sangria" from David's Bridal http://img.davidsbridal.com/db/f09_83312_2.psd.xml&cmp-color=top,710c4c&ftr=5&cmp-end=1&wid=330&hei=460&cvt=jpg

I'm making cake balls for my friend's bridal shower and with maybe "sangria" tiny flower embellishments. Its like this rich hot purple shade... I have Wilton colors except an CK hot pink shade... Help me out on what color combos to start playing with? TIA!

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tcakes65 Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 7:20pm
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Did you have any luck achieving the sangria color? I'm trying to get the same color for a wedding cake for this Saturday. Mine keeps turning more of a plum color. I would appreciate any suggestions. Thanks!

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cakedout Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 7:33pm
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violet and red might work. Or a purple and red (but that might be more of a plum)

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cownsj Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 7:39pm
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I'd say the violet and red too, probably a little more of the red color since less will give a dark purple.

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tcakes65 Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 8:43pm
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I'll try the violet color. I've tried electric purple with red, then burgundy, and pink. They all resulted in plum. Maybe the violet will do the trick! icon_biggrin.gif

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glow0369 Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 9:30pm
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I just looked at my maroon and green cuppies in mt photos and the Wilton Burgandy turns very close to the color you might be looking for....

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tcakes65 Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 9:53pm
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I just used some burgundy, mixed in some deep pink with a little electric purple, and it seems to be turning a close color. The violet was a bust, and it turned even a darker purple. It's just trying to find the right combination of the three colors and is quite the challenge.

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cownsj Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 10:46pm
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Please be sure to let us know what combination works for you. That is a beautiful color. And how much of each color (approx.)

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indydebi Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 11:32pm
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DaniCupcakeDelights Posted 7 Mar 2011 , 6:02pm
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did we ever get the combination we need for sangria?

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