How Do I Put Pearl Dust On Ri?

Decorating By Spectra Updated 11 Mar 2010 , 4:18pm by TexasSugar

Spectra Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 3:42am
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So I want to attempt painting pearl dust on RI flowers. On the container it says to mix with a bit of lemon extract, but I've read on here that people use vodka? I'm just wondering which is better or does it matter? Thanks.

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Kitagrl Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 3:52am
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The higher the alcohol content, the better.... I use clear vanilla because I don't keep vodka in the house and because I don't like the lemon flavor on the cake.... but if you have vodka, I think that's supposed to be the best.

CakeEvolution Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 4:15am
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I always use vodka.

Spectra Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 3:47pm
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Thanks guys! I wonder if I can buy those mini bottles of vodka...

Misdawn Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 4:01pm
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Vodka, in my opinion is preferable simply because it evaporates quickly without leaving a residual taste. You can use any clear flavoring however, as long as it has a good alcohol content. People usually use the lemon because I believe it has more alcohol than most other flavorings.

TexasSugar Posted 11 Mar 2010 , 4:18pm
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I use everclear when I mix my dusts with alcohol. icon_smile.gif

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