Gum Paste In Advance

Decorating By SarahBeth3 Updated 8 May 2011 , 5:59am by SarahBeth3

SarahBeth3 Posted 4 May 2011 , 5:43pm
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I'm wondering just how far in advance can I make and store my gum paste figures/flowers. The longest I have ever stored them was 2 weeks, but things are going to be getting a little busy around here in about a month.

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bisbqueenb Posted 4 May 2011 , 6:09pm
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I have some that are a couple years old from various classes, and they still look good as new! Just be careful where you store them...out of direct light as it will fade them, and away from dampness etc. Of course, with our humidity here in Arizona about 3-8% I don't have to worry about the humidity but warn clients about the evaporative coolers that pump moisture in the air!

sweetie78 Posted 4 May 2011 , 6:34pm
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Ditto to bisbqueenb! As long as you store them properly, they should last quite a while. I've also noticed colors fade on some items if you don't keep them stored correctly. icon_smile.gif

leah_s Posted 4 May 2011 , 6:54pm
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years. seriously.

SarahBeth3 Posted 8 May 2011 , 5:59am
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Thank you for the info! That will really help me out when it's crunch time.

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