Do Gum Paste Flowers Get Old?

Decorating By ktbug Updated 25 Mar 2011 , 7:01pm by ktbug

ktbug Posted 24 Mar 2011 , 4:06pm
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I am wondering how far in advance I can make gum paste flowers. I am thinking that it doesn't matter. Do they ever get gross?

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TexasSugar Posted 24 Mar 2011 , 5:42pm
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Gross how?

I wouldn't close them up in an air tight container, but when you store them I would put them in something, like a cardboard cake box, to protect them from getting dusty. Also florescent lights and sunlight could fade colors (when you color the gumpaste before you make the flowers.)

LisaR64 Posted 24 Mar 2011 , 11:03pm
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I have gumpaste flowers that are over 3 years old and they look exactly the same as the day I made them.

ktbug Posted 25 Mar 2011 , 7:01pm
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How do you store them?

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