How to dye daisy flowers?

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  1. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    I was wondering if anybody knew how to dye daisies. [​IMG]

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  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    To dye any flower, you add food coloring to the water they are sitting in. However, daisies have a yellow center, so when you dye the petals blue, the center turns green. This is how florists get blue carnations.
     
  3. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
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    Not really sure how to...but I remember putting johnquils in ink as a school project ..so maybe put them in water with food dye?
    I know the florests spray a lot of white flowers different colors...probally using a food dye in a little airbrush.
     
  4. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    A few drops of vodka and powdered food color makes a paint you can use too.
     
  5. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

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    Quote:vodka?
     
  6. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Quote:vodka?

    Yeah the alchol evaporates out faster than water, leaving a quick drying even paint. it's what I use on soap, and how they paint cakes.
     
  7. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
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    but that's alcohol abuse..
     
  8. caspernc

    caspernc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Perfect! [​IMG]
     

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