Pumpkins & Jack O’ Lanterns

I made these pumpkins and Jack O' Lanterns for my husband's co-worker. There were six dozen total. Three dozen of each kind. So far this is the largest amount of cookies I've made at one time. Thanks to Callye from The Sweet Adventures of SugarBelle for her great tutorial on puffy pumpkins. I originally had planned to do a basic base coat and then pipe lines over but I think they came out so much better using her technique. Thanks Paula! Hope you enjoy them. … [Continue reading...]

Two Birthday Cakes

This weekend was all about cakes and not cookies. I've taken a course at a local cake shop that is equivalent to Wilton's course one. Mainly I took the course to be able to make cakes for my family. Once in a while I'll get a request from a friend for a cake and I'll do one, but I definitely would not call myself a cake maker. The first cake I made was for my father in-law. It did not have to be anything in particular so this allowed me to try out a new technique. I decided to try a ruffle cake like one I saw on YouTube. I didn't want the cake to look feminine so I chose to do a blue and … [Continue reading...]

Welcome

I just wanted to say welcome to my blog. I plan on documenting my journey in cookie decorating here. I hope you enjoy my posts along the way. For starters I'll share the last project I worked on. These cookies were done for a friend to take to a wedding shower. The colors were chosen to match the party décor. The cookies were a hit at the party. Coming up next I'll be working on some pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns for a Halloween party and some 50's themed cookies for a birthday party. Thanks for stopping by. … [Continue reading...]