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I am trying to remove my royal icing flowers from the foil used on the lily nail. They keep breaking! How do I remove the foil without breaking the flower?

Leana - from Chandler, AZ

You need to make sure the flowers are completely dry and then carefully, and very slowly, peel off the aluminum foil from the flower. Do it in small steps, breaking away larger pieces of already-removed foil so that you have complete control. If you find the flower is still breaking, you may need to pipe slightly thicker flower petals.


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