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Making Decorative Breads (Non-edible)

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October 17, 2005

I am looking for instructions on how to make decorative breads (non-edible) that had polyurethane on them. You arrange them in a basket. I received an arrangement as a gift several years ago and would like to try to make it.


October 17, 20050 found this helpful

This might help you, Tillyburg:

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By jane (Guest Post)
October 18, 20050 found this helpful

Back in the seventies, I used to make these out of flour and salt dough (like the kids use in grade school for art projects) but honestly a much easier solution is to go to the bakery, pick out a selection of fancy breads, air dry them and then varnish them. They are beautiful!

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By shannon brown (Guest Post)
October 18, 20050 found this helpful

I have made this many times, dry the bread in the oven on 150 degrees until dry and hard. Let them cool completly then spray with polyurathane.

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By Margaret (Guest Post)
January 17, 20060 found this helpful

Good tips, just what I was looking for. What kind of varnish or polyurathane do I buy? can I buy this at a hardware store or craft store.



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