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Mumof2 09-29-2009 07:38 PM

Sugared Fruit
 
Hey All,

Anyone Ever decorate with Sugared Fruit?
I have a book that has the Directions for this.I would love to do it now that the kids are older.I was wondering How long does this last? can you shilack it so it will last a few weeks?

joyful 09-30-2009 11:34 AM

Momof2, did you Goggle it? I bet you can find some information on the internet about how to make sugar fruit last. It is most likely very pretty to use in decorating.

Wenceslaus 09-30-2009 12:34 PM

Fruit is made mostly of water, and it is impossible to preserve fruit while it has all that water in it, even if you shellac the fruit. The water eventually dissolves the cells that contain it, and the fruit collapses from within. You either have to dry the fruit, or use fake fruit. Craft and decorating stores like Michaels have good quality fake fruit.

Mumof2 09-30-2009 04:42 PM

Thanks so much guys


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