How To Get Old Rose

Decorating By by_mommamee Updated 17 Mar 2011 , 5:17am by by_mommamee

by_mommamee Posted 16 Mar 2011 , 5:45pm
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hi guys!...i might be getting a wedding that has old rose as the color motif...how do i get this color?...TIA!!!

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artscallion Posted 16 Mar 2011 , 6:00pm
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In case anyone wants to tackle this, "old rose", as defined by the Dictionary of Color Names, looks like this

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corpsequeen Posted 16 Mar 2011 , 11:54pm
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Try playing with colors! Maybe mix a little red with a little brown?

CWR41 Posted 17 Mar 2011 , 1:29am
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Wilton calls it "Rose Petal".

weirkd Posted 17 Mar 2011 , 1:48am
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You can get that color from petal dust actually called Old Rose. Its put out by Sunflower Sugar Art.
Here is the link to see it
http://www.globalsugarart.com/cat.php?cid=683&s=120&name=Petal,%20Pearl,%20Luster%20Dusts/Petal%20Dusts

by_mommamee Posted 17 Mar 2011 , 5:17am
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thanks guys!...need it to color fondant...it's difficult if you don't have a swatch...there are so many hues and shades of old rose...the one posted looks purpley...some look pinkish....

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