How Would You Make A Fondant Greeting Card?

Decorating By bostonterrierlady Updated 13 Oct 2011 , 9:27pm by bostonterrierlady

bostonterrierlady Posted 11 Oct 2011 , 3:40am
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This would be to put on a 12x18 sheet cake.

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Torimomma Posted 11 Oct 2011 , 2:09pm
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Do you want it to stand upright on the cake?

milkmaid42 Posted 11 Oct 2011 , 9:29pm
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If I were you, I'd be more inclined to use gumpaste rather than fondant. Or, if using fondant, I'd add tylose to stiffen it.

I made a stand up, cut-out card using gumpaste. I cut a rectangle out of cardboard, double the length of the desired card. I folded it in half and added a strip of scotch tape to hold it at the desired angle. With the gumpaste rolled to the same dimensions, I carefully laid it over the cardboard to dry. I made several to allow for breakage.

I also made a couple of flat pieces to practice my lettering on which I painted with paste colors, diluted with vodka.

I hope this is what you are looking for. Here is the pic of what I'm describing:
http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1872830

Jan

SarahB52 Posted 11 Oct 2011 , 11:40pm
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Gumpaste would work really well or do a 50/50 with fondant and gumpaste.

bostonterrierlady Posted 13 Oct 2011 , 9:27pm
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Thanks everyone.

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