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Cinco de Mayo Themed Birthday Party

This is a theme of which I never tire! I love the bright colors and how they all look together- they’re so festive! These were made to help celebrate little Austin’s birthday and matched the party theme perfectly! I used our piñata cutter, sombrero cutter, red pepper cutter and cactus cutter, all of which can be found in our cutter shop! For the taco and lime, I used a circle cutter and just cut each circle in half.

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70th Birthday Cookies for Linda

Linda loves a G&T, red wine, music, flowers, and the Seven Sisters. I created these cookies for her using several decorating techniques, including wet on wet (for the Seven Sisters cliff representation), piped rosettes, airbrushing, and hand-painting.  For the black stripes and polka dots, I used Kroma colour black airbrush color. It can be challenging to avoid overspray while you’re airbrushing, especially black on white. But thanks to some fantastic videos by Stencibelle, I’ve learned that getting the stencil as close to the cookie as possible and slowly and carefully airbrushing with a thin stream of color is the best way to go. I hope you had a wonderful Birthday Linda, and enjoyed your special birthday cookies!

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Teddy Bear Picnic Cookies for Alfie

“If you go down in the woods todayYou're sure of a big surpriseIf you go down in the woods todayYou'd better go in disguise! For every bear that ever there wasWill gather there for certainBecause today's the day theTeddy Bears have their picnic.” Little Alfie is 1! These cookies started with a white royal icing flooded base. Then I used Americolor red, green and blue sheen airbrush colors to create the Gingham background. I did this by using a stripe stencil, airbrushing with the stripes one direction, waiting for that to dry, then airbrushing the stripes the opposite direction.  On top of the gingham background, I traced teddy bears and their picnic, then filled those traced shapes with white piping...

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