Store Figures?

Decorating By jayne1873 Updated 2 Aug 2010 , 10:46pm by Price

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jayne1873 Posted 2 Aug 2010 , 9:12pm
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Made my 1st wedding cake and they loved it but they want to keep the figures. These are made from fondant mixed with cmc.
I know you can keep them in a cardboard box however they want to keep them in a glass box.
Will they keep ok? Will they go soft if no air gets to them?
They want them on display, best way?

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TexasSugar Posted 2 Aug 2010 , 9:47pm
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If you put them in a airthight box, then just make sure there is a packet of that gel stuff that comes in leather purses or the pockets of leather jackets. That will absorb any moisture in the box.

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Price Posted 2 Aug 2010 , 10:46pm
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The gel is called silica gel. Another suggestion is not to display their figures in direct sunlight. The sunlight will fade the colors. Believe it or not I still have my toybox cake that I made about 1 1/2 years ago for a competition. (I just can't bring myself to throw it out) I keep it in a dark room with a cotton cloth over it, and it looks almost as good as it did when it was first made. I displayed some other figures that I had made on a kitchen shelf for about a year. They stayed nice, but finally faded.

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