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Inspired Vintage Dimensional Peter Rabbit Cookie Cards

For this week’s video tutorial I am going to take you through, step by step, dimensional pressure piping a bunny for these cookie cards. An exciting revelation happened when I was decorating these cookies; not only do they make a perfect...

Easter Basket Cookies with Dimensional Chicks Using a Helmet Cookie Cutter

I love being able to find other decorating uses for a cookie cutter. The Easter baskets above were original a helmet shaped cookie. By using several decorating techniques and adding royal icing bows the helmet shaped cookies miraculously become...

Decorated Perfume Bottle Cookies with Dimensional Bows

I am excited to share this tutorial with you! I created these perfume bottle cookies using several of my favorite decorating techniques: Hand painting, dimensional piping, royal icing transfers, piped roses, and a piped arabesque design.

Dimensional Tea Set Cookies

One of my favorite decorating techniques is dimensional piping (pressure piping) with royal icing. according to Sir Eddie Spence “once you have master 5 basic shapes you can create almost any motif or figure!. In this tutorial I will show you...

Vintage Dimensional Wildflower Cookies

I love wildflowers they wonderfully carefree with a mystique aura. Wildflowers are also perfect for dimensional pressure piping with royal icing on cookies and cakes! For this video tutorial I will show my technique for creating dimension...

How to Create Vintage Sarah Kay Easter Cookies

I am excited to share this week’s tutorial, I love dimensional pressure piping on cookies. Sarah Kay designs are a favorite of mine, and cookies are a wonderful canvas for this method. I used tipless bags for medium, if you do not...

Rustic Door with Wood Grain Royal Icing Cookie

For this tutorial I will show you how to create a rustic door with wood grain effect using royal icing, how to pipe dimensional birds, and Lambeth style roses. The arch window and door handle are achieved with wrought iron royal icing effect...

Cake with owls tutorial

I made this tutorial at the request of “Cake Courier” a blog of the newspaper “Corriere della Sera”, of course for me it was a great honor and it is with pleasure that I share it with you! I sincerely hope that you enjoy it! thanks :) Link...

Interview #16: Karen Portaleo

Bio I studied art at the Ringling School of Art and Design, jewellery at Georgia State University, jewellery, enamelling, copper smithing, glass and porcelain at Penland School, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from the Atlanta...

How to do Sugar Quilling-Beginners Guide

This is a wonderful paper craft technique that can also be replicated using modelling paste. You Will Need: Modelling paste approx. 100g each of green, yellow and two other floral colours (modelling paste is 50:50 flower...