Luster Dust Question From A Newbie

Decorating By dottybean Updated 29 Mar 2011 , 9:10pm by sugardugar

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dottybean Posted 29 Mar 2011 , 5:52pm
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Hi All!

I have lurked for a little while now and want to thank you all for your help, hints and tips.

I have a question about luster dust on cakes. I have seen beautiful pictures of cakes with details in many different colors and they are all shimmery. For example I saw one with a pillow with a tiara on it. The pillow was made up of diamonds of pink and lavender all of which was pearly looking. How is this done?

I am guessing that just one color of luster dust is airbrushed over the whole thing? Am I right? If so what color/ shade of dust is the best to use and does anyone have a good place to purchase online?

Thanks in advance and happy caking!! icon_smile.gif

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TexasSugar Posted 29 Mar 2011 , 5:57pm
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If you just want the shimmer look that go over any color, then you want pearl dusts. Super pearl is the one that is white with no undertones.

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sugardugar Posted 29 Mar 2011 , 9:10pm
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If you don't have an airbrush you can get the pearl dusts, mix with extract/vodka, and paint on icon_smile.gif

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