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Offline cashley

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« on: November 06, 2015, 02:28:57 pm »
What do you use to have realistic windows in your house?

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Offline SDPoodleMom

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Re: Windows
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2015, 10:53:36 am »
Hi Ashley,
I use either poured sugar (sugar glass) or gelatin sheets depending on the style of the house.
Your can used melted crushed candy as well.
Hope that helps,
Susan

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Re: Windows
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2015, 09:05:41 pm »
Also take note of the weather conditions where you are for planning the timeline of your window creation/placement. 

In Australia I leave my windows to the very last minute I can possibly manage without delaying the build too much (i.e. I create as much of the decorative surrounds as possible before I begin constructing the house rather than constructing and then decorating). This is because gelatin windows curl and pop out of their icing frames in the hot/humidity of summer and poured sugar or isomalt windows will sag and run in warm weather  >:(  I learned this the hard way the first year I made windows and ended up having to place a pair of cricketing kids in the yard to explain the holes in the windows!  ::) ..... And then pipe a vine trailing down the wall to hide the run of sugar!  :P

 

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