When To Color Gumpaste Roses?

Decorating By eringm Updated 7 Oct 2011 , 12:33am by eringm

eringm Posted 6 Oct 2011 , 4:02am
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I made some gumpaste roses for my sister's wedding cake. The wedding is not until October 22. Can I dust the flowers with luster and color dust now or would it be better to wait until closer to the wedding?
Thanks,
Erin

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icer101 Posted 6 Oct 2011 , 4:26am
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Hi, you can go ahead and dust them and have that behind you.

platinumlady Posted 6 Oct 2011 , 5:38am
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In addition to what Icer said...also make sure they are not in direct line of either florescent light or natural light So the color don't fade before the big day

cakemaker2 Posted 6 Oct 2011 , 5:11pm
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I understand that steaming your flowers "set" the colors.

eringm Posted 7 Oct 2011 , 12:33am
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Thanks everyone, I really appreciate all your help icon_smile.gif

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