Nedd Posted 10 Dec 2012 , 1:00am

Hi everyone!   I need to make a Tiffany & Co. gift box cake for a birthday in 2 weeks, and was hoping you all could offer some suggestions on where to find the pretty turquoise signature color Tiffany is recognized for.  I wasn't sure if I should color the fondant myself, or buy turquoise fondant.  Either way I was hoping someone could tell me the names of the brands of fondant and gel paste color perfect for this cake, and where I may purchase it.   Thank you in advance for all your help!  icon_smile.gif

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jfoster Posted 10 Dec 2012 , 1:15am

i just did a tiffany turquoise cake and i used the wilton sky blue coloring paste. i started with just a touch and added a little at a time until i got what i wanted.  with this coloring paste i will darken a little as it dries so go a tad lighter.  hope this helps

Nedd Posted 10 Dec 2012 , 1:38am

Yes, it helps greatly.  Thank you Jfoster!
 

carmijok Posted 10 Dec 2012 , 5:05am

Actually Teal is a closer color.  Either Americolor or Wiltons.  Here's the color on the cake I did:

 

cakecentral.com/g/i/2383438/a/2384438
 

Nedd Posted 10 Dec 2012 , 11:36am

Oh WoW!.. That is beautiful work!  Thank you so much Carmijok for posting it.  I also am panicked about getting the lettering right, can you please tell me which letter cutters you used and where to purchase them?  Thank you for all your help, it's very much appreciated. 
 

cakeart105 Posted 10 Dec 2012 , 3:00pm

Hi, Americolor has both teal and turquoise soft gel paste colors. I found Tomsann Cake Art Supplies has good pricing with great combined shipping costs. Tomsann carries several alphabet cutter sets ... you could probably find something there that will work perfect. Here's the store link. http://stores.ebay.com/Tomsann-Cake-Art-Supplies

Nedd Posted 10 Dec 2012 , 4:55pm

Thanks Cakeart105, I'll definitely check out that link.  I'm always looking for good prices, supplies can be expensive at times. 
 

carmijok Posted 10 Dec 2012 , 4:56pm

The letters are FMM Tappits upper case alphabet cutters.  I modified the T & C to make them larger so they'd look more like the logo.  I stretched the C a bit and added height to the T by putting part of another base on it.  You'll know what I mean when you start working with it.   Don't know if you've used Tappits before but if you haven't, just make sure your gum paste or fondant is on the dry side before cutting.  Makes removal a whole lot easier! 
 

Nedd Posted 10 Dec 2012 , 7:12pm

Thank you so much Carmijok,  all your valuable advice is very much appreciate.  icon_smile.gif
 

Ducky316 Posted 13 Dec 2012 , 9:22am
Quote:
Originally Posted by carmijok 

Actually Teal is a closer color.  Either Americolor or Wiltons.  Here's the color on the cake I did:

 

cakecentral.com/g/i/2383438/a/2384438
 

BEAUTIFUL CAKE!!!! AND THE COLOR IS SPOT ON!!!!

lanana Posted 13 Dec 2012 , 1:03pm

AI have made about 3 cakes on that Tiffany theme. The best way to go on color is 1 part teal/2 parts sky blue. I used Wilton. I went online and checked Tiffany's page so I can have a better idea of their palette. Then suddenly and luckily, I received a Tiffany's catalogue (wrongly delivered to me) so I keep it as reference. HTH.

margpegg Posted 13 Dec 2012 , 10:47pm

I have the source for that color!!! Albert Uster imports has a color they call 5th avenue blue. They carry Massa fondant, gel color and luster powder all in that color. It is the perfect match!!

 

Best of luck,\

 

Margaret
 

Nedd Posted 15 Dec 2012 , 6:28pm

Thank you so much Ianana and Margpegg.. I found both suggestions very helpful.  I greatly appreciate it! icon_smile.gif
 

Marianna46 Posted 15 Dec 2012 , 8:20pm

I agree with lanana about the 2:1 mixture of teal and sky blue. It gets the color exactly. Great cake carmijok, and the lettering was to die for. Why can I never seem to remember to let my gumpaste dry out a little bit before cutting letters? I always make it a much bigger job than it is!

Not Just Baking Posted 1 May 2014 , 11:18pm

Nice Tiffany Cake. Would you mind sharing where you bought the letters for the Tiffany letters? I have been searching for some.

AZCouture Posted 1 May 2014 , 11:43pm
Quote:
Originally Posted by carmijok 
 

The letters are FMM Tappits upper case alphabet cutters.  I modified the T & C to make them larger so they'd look more like the logo.  I stretched the C a bit and added height to the T by putting part of another base on it.  You'll know what I mean when you start working with it.   Don't know if you've used Tappits before but if you haven't, just make sure your gum paste or fondant is on the dry side before cutting.  Makes removal a whole lot easier! 
 

@Not Just Baking

TheItalianBaker Posted 4 May 2014 , 9:24pm

AI use wilton blues and a lil bit of yellow

costumeczar Posted 4 May 2014 , 11:04pm

AI use wilton teal.

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