How Do I Color Pillar's

Decorating By kimb Updated 26 Jul 2011 , 5:08am by CWR41

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kimb Posted 26 Jul 2011 , 2:48am
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has anybody ever tried to color plastic pillars?
If so ...how

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cakestyles Posted 26 Jul 2011 , 2:49am
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I haven't, but I suppose you could wrap them in gp or fondant.

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Torimomma Posted 26 Jul 2011 , 3:14am
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I was thinking about this myself and I was going to try cardstock paper taped into a tube. Fondant is probably better though, more grease resistant.

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EnglishCakeLady Posted 26 Jul 2011 , 3:37am
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Or spiral wrapped in matching ribbon? Not grease-proof, but an idea.

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ReneeFLL Posted 26 Jul 2011 , 3:53am
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I would either cover them in fondant or paint them with piping gel and sprinkle them with colored sugar until they are covered. You can also spray them with edible food spray.

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CWR41 Posted 26 Jul 2011 , 5:08am
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You can spray paint them if they aren't going into the cake as in spiked pillars, otherwise paint them with royal icing.

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