Royal Icing - Shiny Or Sparkly ??

Decorating By t4beatles Updated 26 Jul 2010 , 8:31pm by Rosie2

t4beatles Posted 26 Jul 2010 , 4:57pm
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I worked with Royal Icing last week and it turned out nice but was 'flat' in color. I tried to dust with luster dust but it didn't stick.

I would like to do a larger piece this week using color flow and wondered how I could add some shine or sparkles to it?

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Gefion Posted 26 Jul 2010 , 5:35pm
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When the RI is dry, you dissolve your lustre or sparkle dust in a bit of strong, clear alcohol, and brush it on with a small brush. The thicker the paint, the better the coverage.

The alcohol will evaporate, leaving you with sparkly RI.

Rosie2 Posted 26 Jul 2010 , 8:31pm
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Great info thank you!!!

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