What To Use? Help!

Decorating By kkswmmr114 Updated 26 May 2010 , 2:12am by kkswmmr114

kkswmmr114 Posted 26 May 2010 , 12:11am
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I am planning on painting a gumpaste camera tonight, but I don't have vodka and I painted something earlier using clear vanilla and it is still not dry... What else can I mix the gel icing color with to paint so it will dry?? I have rum and tequila... will one of those work the same as vodka?? I can't just go out and get some either, I live in a dry county and the nearest liquor store is an hour away in any direction. Thanks for your help!!

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anasazi17 Posted 26 May 2010 , 12:18am
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Do you have any lemon extract? It works just like vodka

kkswmmr114 Posted 26 May 2010 , 12:23am
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I don't have any but I can easily go out and buy some... Does it dry better than the vanilla extract??

anasazi17 Posted 26 May 2010 , 12:32am
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Oh yes! It works great! There is enough alcohol in it that it dries just like vodka. I have tried other extracts with no luck. I know there is a reason but I can't think of it icon_wink.gif

kkswmmr114 Posted 26 May 2010 , 2:12am
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I really only have one shot at this... so that is what is making me a little nervous using something I haven't before. But thank you very much!! I am going to go with it... wish me luck!!

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