Impression Mats - Which Kind Do You Like Best?

Decorating By tigerhawk83 Updated 9 Apr 2010 , 12:37am by ptanyer

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tigerhawk83 Posted 5 Apr 2010 , 11:56pm
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I have been looking at impression mats - one type has a raised pattern that leaves an embossed pattern on the fondant and the other has the pattern cut out of the mat like a stencil, leaving a raised pattern on the fondant. Do you experienced decorators prefer one or the other for ease of use or is it more just a matter of taste, and what you ultimately want the pattern to look like on the fondant?

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ptanyer Posted 9 Apr 2010 , 12:37am
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I prefer the ones that leave an impression on the fondant. The other one is really a stencil and made to use to apply icing in a specific pattern. Two completely different applications. My favorite impression mat is a diamond impression mat. I dust it with petal or pearl dust and work my way around the cake. Instant design! thumbs_up.gif

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