Gold Dust/painting

Decorating By ruthi Updated 21 Mar 2012 , 9:32pm by msthang1224

ruthi Posted 19 Mar 2012 , 3:13pm
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Help - i made some gumpaste/fondant decorations and painted them with the "14K" gold hi lite dust mixed with lemon extract - it works great, but if i even touch the gold it comes off immediately. How can i stabilize it so it won't flake or rub off so easily. I need to transport the decorations and am worried about how the gold covering will fare. Would steaming help?

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msthang1224 Posted 21 Mar 2012 , 9:32pm
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Hi,

Did you let the pieces dry very well before applying additional coats? They need to dry coat after coat.

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