No Airbrush... So How Can I

Decorating By MBHazel Updated 23 Feb 2011 , 7:47pm by kandina_andress

MBHazel Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 2:33pm
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I do not have an airbrush but would like to do some light airy stripes on the top of a sheet cake.

Is there a way to lightly brush a light color dust onto crusted buttercream without looking splotchy?

Thanks so much,


4 replies
zespri Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 6:33pm
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I've seen gingham patterns done before using stencils. I imagine you could brush petal dust on....?

TexasSugar Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 6:35pm
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I've painted on crusting buttercream with airbrush colors. I don't see why you can't do it with dust.

If you want to try it out, spread some buttercream on some wax paper and let it crust. Then play with doing it different ways to get the look you are going for.

CWR41 Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 6:38pm
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You can buy Wilton spray color in an aerosol can.

kandina_andress Posted 23 Feb 2011 , 7:47pm
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use color mist spray from michaels i think it is by wilton

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