For some relatively easy and quick cookies that go over-the-top in texture, try coloring the dough (knead color gel into the dough until you achieve the desired color) and then rolling a texture mat over the top of the dough before cutting it out. (see photo below)
It is truly amazing how intricate these cookies look and yet how easy it was to achieve the detail.
I'm always on the lookout for new silicone molds to continue to vary the way I use edible clay.
I found a new supplier, Derya of Party Train Cake Supplies,
who has all kinds of awesome tools and products that I "needed" to try. :)
For these Valentine Heart Cookies I used the following molds:
All three of these molds can be used to emboss/mold cookie dough (before baking) or
to mold edible clay to add on top of baked cookie dough or dry glaze-flooded cookies.
This pearl heart cookie (photo below) was created by loading dough into the pearl mat,
freezing it for about 10 minutes, peeling back the mat from the dough,
and then cutting out a heart shape.
After baking and cooling the cookie,
apply any type of luster dust (mixed with vodka or clear extract) for a pretty finish.
So many fun things have happened in my cookie world.
I was able to do a live chat on Cookie Connection about glaze and edible clay.
I met a sweet friend who sells decorating supplies and she is a GEM!
I was able to complete a super fun set of cookies using Rolkem Gold for the first time. (Love it!)
I'm in the process of setting up some upcoming cookies classes.
God is good!
Can you believe that November starts on Sunday?!
It is astounding how quickly time flies by......
I'm so grateful for each day....and the opportunity to bring glory to God.
Thanks for sticking with me and being such awesome cookie friends.
Your encouragement and support means a tremendous amount to me!
Instagram photos for this week:
It's never too early, right? ;)
I'm having fun implementing latest ideas into coming season.....
#shabbychic #lace #christmas
Yeah...... "Vellum" on a tag cookie.
Oh, the possibilities!
Well......It's certainly not perfect, but here's a quick video
showing how I add texture to partially dried glaze.
As you can see.....there is definitely room for improvement (it's not fool proof).
I should have waited out the glaze for at least another 30 minutes to an hour.
But the texture effect is so dramatic,
that it is worth the wait.
(P.S. Those botched spots will just have to have a little embellishment added to them to cover it up.)
Still my favorite acorn cutter.....
#tbt #throwback #acorn #fall #autumn
Here's the Back-to-School Scrapbook Tag cookies I did for #CookieCon2015.
#scrapbooking #vellum #backtoschool #globe #apple #gifttags #bibleverse
Each time a theme pops in my head, I always want to include a cookie collage in the repertoire.
This autumn one doesn't really involve mixed media as some have,
but it has plenty of "mixed" textures. :)
This was my first chance to try out the new embossing folders.
And after this project, I'm hooked on them.
May your Tuesday be filled with sparkle and shine
A favorite random set of cookies done last fall, using Philippians 4:8,
"Whatever is true, whatever
is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely,
whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think
about such things."