What Kind Of Wire Do You Use For Decoration?

Decorating By msichana Updated 25 May 2011 , 4:59am by cakeninja82

msichana Posted 19 May 2011 , 6:51pm
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I have seen photos of cakes that wires sticking out holding fondant/gumpaste cutouts. I haven't found any wire of any kind in any cake decorating sections in stores, what kind of wire are people using for this?

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kater82 Posted 25 May 2011 , 4:55am
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I saw some wires the other day and I thought they were at Michaels craft store. Duff Stuff I believe...

cakeninja82 Posted 25 May 2011 , 4:59am
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I use 20 gauge floral wire found in the floral section of most craft stores.
It is not food safe though so I "glue" the wire into a coffee stirrer with chocolate and then insert that into the cake.
This way the wire doesn't come in contact with the cake.

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