Cupxcakexqueen Posted 25 Mar 2013 , 1:56am
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AToday i went to the shops with my mum and i bought those flower cookie cutters so i could do flowers on cake and stuff but the thing is i forgot to get the ball tool. Is there something else i could use instead of the ball tool? thanks

-Dee

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icer101 Posted 25 Mar 2013 , 3:30am
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i watch a guy at ices convention thining edges of g/p rose petals with half of one of the small plastic easter eggs. You can glue a marble on  the end of a dowel rod(something like that) and use that. I have one  from Earlene  Moore's class some years back. hth

Cupxcakexqueen Posted 25 Mar 2013 , 3:32am
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AI was thinking about using my little bro's marbles then thought it'll be stupid but hearing from someone else makes me feel better :-)

crnewbold Posted 25 Mar 2013 , 4:20am
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I use a wine bottle stopper that has a smooth metal ball on the end.  It doesn't have a long handle, but it fits my hand and it doesn't tear like my plastic ball tool.  Here's an example:  http://www.amazon.com/Couture-Handbag-Bottle-Stopper-Inlaid/dp/B00382YWB0/ref=sr_1_136?ie=UTF8&qid=1364185007&sr=8-136&keywords=wine+stopper

Cupxcakexqueen Posted 25 Mar 2013 , 4:24am
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Athat's such a good idea thanks for the suggestion

bnbmom Posted 25 Mar 2013 , 6:43am
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AMaybe you could use a small stainless steel measuring spoon?

Mine are pretty round and may do the trick!

Cupxcakexqueen Posted 25 Mar 2013 , 9:19am
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Thats a really good idea! thanks bnbmom

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