Powder Coat Metal Effect?

Decorating By Penanera Updated 30 Sep 2010 , 6:28pm by TrixieTreats

Penanera Posted 29 Sep 2010 , 11:59pm
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Hi, I have an order for an anchor cake. I was wondering of anyone has a suggestion on how to make the anchor appear to have a dull metal look to it? My hubby said it is called a powder coat on the metal. I want to paint it with silver luster dust, but don't want it too be too shiny.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.


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srkmilklady Posted 30 Sep 2010 , 1:10am
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Luster dust has a shine to it, but petal dust gives a matte finish. HTH... icon_smile.gif

casme Posted 30 Sep 2010 , 6:07pm
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I agree, use a petal dust and then maybe atiny bit of orange or black brushed on for a weathered look.

TrixieTreats Posted 30 Sep 2010 , 6:28pm
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CK has a couple of silver luster dusts that may help with a more metal look. They have ones called Moonstone and Nu-Silver that have a more gunmetal look. They carry these at my local cake store.

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