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Purple gumpaste/fondant question

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What can I do to keep my purple gumpaste or fondant from fading into a blue/gray color within a few days?  I need to make flowers ahead of time and from previous experience I know they are going to fade out. 

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I've heard the best way is to colour them, leave them til they fade and then use purple petal dust on them to make the colour back to what you want.
 

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Keep them out of the light - it's the pink that fades. They should be fine in something like a shoebox placed inside a black garbage bag for extra protection. I have black plastic that I lay over decorations.
 

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