Decorating By MommaDukes Updated 6 May 2010 , 12:37pm by tmac670

MommaDukes Posted 6 May 2010 , 12:10pm
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I was in our local cake supply store recently and they had hair curlers.
I thought what in the world?
Then it hit me, they are used for making bows, at least that what I did.

Instead of putting tissues or waxed paper in your bows. Wrap the fondant or gumpaste over a plastic or sponge hair curler. Different sizes are available. I used them on my bow for my Class three finale cake and it worked like a champ. The gumpaste did not stick to the curler.

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rachel-b Posted 6 May 2010 , 12:14pm
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Thanks for the tip!

tmac670 Posted 6 May 2010 , 12:37pm
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And if you use the sponge curlers you can just dust them like your shaping foam! Stroke of genius! Buying caking supplies at the hair supply store?? Hilarity!

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