Old Scroll

Decorating By Tracy71 Updated 21 May 2010 , 7:54pm by KayMc

Tracy71 Posted 21 May 2010 , 1:31pm
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How do I make a scroll look like an old piece of paper? What colors should I airbrush on the edges?

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DebbyJG Posted 21 May 2010 , 4:29pm
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I have an airbrush color called "ivory" but to me it looks more like parchment brown. I would use that..

metria Posted 21 May 2010 , 4:29pm
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what are you making it out of?

metria Posted 21 May 2010 , 4:32pm
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i did a fondant square that was colored ivory, then i kinda did a sponge paint technique with some brown + alcohol with a paper towel. i tore the edges of the fondant a bit so it'd look worn.

jayne1873 Posted 21 May 2010 , 5:03pm
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I made a scroll at a class. I did a gumpaste scroll in ivory and then cut a couple of little bits out of the sides to look sort of ripped then brushed some brown powder mixed with a little yellow into the cut outs and around the top and bottom of the scrolls to age it, looked great.

Tracy71 Posted 21 May 2010 , 6:08pm
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I am making it out of fondant and I want it to look old and worn. I will try the brown and yellow....,thanks for the responses.

KayMc Posted 21 May 2010 , 7:54pm
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Please post pictures!

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