Decorating By paintindaily Updated 6 Apr 2011 , 11:28pm by carmijok

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paintindaily Posted 6 Apr 2011 , 11:15pm
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I made a batch of gum paste last night for the first time. Today when I started to try color and form the base for a rose it seems too dry. How can I make it moist without making it sticky?

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carmijok Posted 6 Apr 2011 , 11:28pm
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You might try adding some crisco shortening and work it in. I'm not sure, but it could work.. I always use Crisco with the pre-made Wilton gum paste and it makes it more pliable without getting gummy.

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