Green Colour For Leaves Of Roses?

Decorating By lindalou_1 Updated 2 Mar 2010 , 7:20pm by Lou71

lindalou_1 Posted 2 Mar 2010 , 7:00pm
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What colour of green food colouring do people use to get the perfect colour for leaves of roses?

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Lita829 Posted 2 Mar 2010 , 7:12pm
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I'll sometimes use a combo of Wilton's Leaf Green and Moss Green. It depends on how deep or dark you want the color. If you want it really dark...I'd use just Moss Green.

Lou71 Posted 2 Mar 2010 , 7:20pm
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I use what Alan Dunn does. I have a jar made up with his dark green mixture. This is touch of nutmeg brown, full tub of jade and moss. When I dust the rose leaves, I dust some of the edges with red, then the green mixture on the front of the leave, moss only on the back.

Hope this helps.

Louise

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