How to make carpet texture

Hi there!
Some days ago, I saw a step-by-step on making a velvety effect cake, on the Internet.
I thoght I could use the same technique to make a carpet effect and a special effect for Christmas balls.
Following the instructions, I had to grind some coloured wafer paper.
So I put all the wafer paper leftovers from my previuos works ( I never throw them away!) into my grinder

I got a kind of grey powder.

I added some tea spoons of cocoa powder to get brown colour

I coated a square styrofoam board with light brown fondant

I brushed the fondant with sugar glue and then I dusted it with the brown powder I got before

I had a beautiful carpet to use as the floor of my cake!

This is one of my favorite Christmas ball.

I thought I could make something similar using the same technique: I made a little ball out off fondant and proceded the same way, as descripted before, with a final touch of gold powder.
Hope you like!

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Clara - I don't eat cakes

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Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues ...

Super cool! Thanks for sharing!

claudiamarcel ...

Amazing Clara!!!Thank you so much for sharing :)!

Super Fun Cakes & More (Katherina Perez) ...

Grazie maestra! per condividere con tutti noi! baccione!

Olina Wolfs ...

Fantastic 👍 thank you for sharing!😀

CakeHeaven by Marlene ...

Great technique! Thanks for sharing

Dragana ...

Such a brilliant idea, thans for sharing

June ("Clarky's Cakes") ...

Great idea..thanks for sharing Clara..❤

Evelindecora ...

Thank you for sharing Clara!!! ❤️❤️❤️

Monikine torty ( Cakes by Monika) ...

Great idea and thank you for sharing Clara.

Tortolandia ...

Great idea! So cool!!! Thank you Clara for sharring!!!

Clara ...

Thanks to you all for watching and appreciating ❤️

Zaklina ...

Fantastic ! Thank you for sharing! <3

Pluympjescake ...

Awesome, thank you for sharing

Sweet pear ...

Excellent work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Clara, thanks for the idea!!!!!!!

DDelev ...

Fantastic!