Bling On Satin Ribbon On Fondant

Decorating By Colliegirl Updated 7 Aug 2013 , 12:25am by Colliegirl

Colliegirl Posted 3 Aug 2013 , 8:42am
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I've been reading the forums for attaching satin or fabric ribbon on buttercream cakes etc. but I want to put it on fondant and I am think that the same process, as in parchment or wax paper lining then place on cake with some edible glue.  However I also have to put a blingy beaded trim on the ribbon as well and this is where I need help! icon_biggrin.gif  I don't want the ribbon to fall because of the weight of the trim, so what is the best way?  Below is the type of thing I need to do.  Also wondering if the damask work on the cake is printed on edible paper.  I would have thought it would be icing.  What do you think?  Cheers


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Chellescakes Posted 3 Aug 2013 , 9:45am
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Just wet the fondant slightly with a damp paintbrush using cooled boiled water and the fondant will stick and will not show through the ribbon. I would use a thin double sided tape to attach the bling. 

BatterUpCake Posted 3 Aug 2013 , 11:32am
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I attached my bling with piping gel, but mine was very light weight

Daisyblue002 Posted 3 Aug 2013 , 1:07pm
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The cake decorating stores in Syd have some great 'bling sheets' where you just cut to size, peel off the backing and stick directly on to your fondant. Gives a nice bling effect.

BatterUpCake Posted 3 Aug 2013 , 1:24pm
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Colliegirl Posted 6 Aug 2013 , 12:08pm
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Now thats cool!

Colliegirl Posted 7 Aug 2013 , 12:25am
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Ive ended up using some stick on bling from the dollar store, nice design and soooo much cheaper and the birthday girl was happy as a pig in mud.  Thanks folks for your help. thumbs_up.gif

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