Anyone Know What This Is?

Decorating By lexi55033 Updated 6 May 2010 , 7:07am by Texas_Rose

lexi55033 Posted 5 May 2010 , 6:27pm
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I love these ribbon things that Cake Chester uses for toppers on her cakes. Does anyone know what these are made from or where I can buy it online?
LL

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Kiddiekakes Posted 5 May 2010 , 6:29pm
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I like these too so I am curious to know!!!

Peridot Posted 5 May 2010 , 7:17pm
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They almost look like some of the "stuff" that you find in the silk floral areas at Micahel's etc. If it is that I wonder if it is food safe? Cute cake - great idea!

tiggy2 Posted 5 May 2010 , 7:34pm
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Doesn't have to be food safe. If it's on a wire put a coffee stirrer in the cake and stick the wire inside of that, nothing touching the cake.

thecakemaker Posted 5 May 2010 , 7:36pm
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Could it just be a wire-in ribbon? You could stick it in a stirr straw before sticking it into the cake if you're not sure if it's food safe.

casme Posted 5 May 2010 , 9:12pm
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It almost looks like quilling paper.

loulou2 Posted 5 May 2010 , 9:24pm
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It looks like 'onion grass' from the floral dept of Hobby Lobby or Michaels. you can curl it with scissors like ribbon or just with your thumb nail.

gscout73 Posted 6 May 2010 , 4:51am
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Originally Posted by loulou2

It looks like 'onion grass' from the floral dept of Hobby Lobby or Michaels. you can curl it with scissors like ribbon or just with your thumb nail.




That's what I'm thinking. I spend a lot of time there for crafts other than cakes and I've used this before. It does not look like any wired ribbon. I use a lot of different ribbons in Girl Scout crafts, and what is in this photo does not appear to be wired curling ribbon.

Sandy

Texas_Rose Posted 6 May 2010 , 7:07am
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Originally Posted by casme

It almost looks like quilling paper.




That's what I think it is too. Quilling has become more popular with the whole scrapbooking thing, so it's not as hard to find quilling paper as it used to be.

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