Rose Red Color Please!!!

Decorating By Newatdecorating Updated 9 Aug 2010 , 1:04pm by peg818

Newatdecorating Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 6:44pm
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I think I have messed up. I am in the process of mixing up a rose red color and I used Americolor Super Red. What can I put with it to get the darker color of red that I am in need of?

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tesso Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 6:47pm
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adding a TINY amount of black will produce a rich dark red.

Newatdecorating Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 9:01pm
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Thanks Tesso!

Kiddiekakes Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 9:55pm
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yup..add a bit of black and it will turn like a dark red velvet red.

JodieF Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 1:14am
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I did that and ended up with ugly brick red roses! Be careful to only use the tiniest bit. But, I was able to save the roses. Thank goodness for rose red petal dust!

Newatdecorating Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 11:41am
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That is exactly what I have done JodieF.

Newatdecorating Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 1:00pm
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Does petal dust work good on royal icing?

peg818 Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 1:04pm
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petal dust will work after you let the flowers dry hard.

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