Cookie Round Up – Temple Texas

Cookie Round Up is a retreat style event organized by Tammi and Todd Colatti from 2T stencils. There you have a chance to peacefully enjoy creating cookies and learning new techniques and tricks. Moreover, is also a perfect chance to meet other fellow cookiers that share your same passion.  I was honored to be invited as a demonstrator for the event this past weekend. Tammi asked me to create cookies using wafer paper, a medium I love to use in my cakes and flowers but that never incorporate in my cookies other than for some small details. Was a challenge but I’m really please with the cookies I came up with for this special 2 days event.
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Some Autumn creatures

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Special pumpkins with an out of the ordinary Fall season color palette
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and some for the Winter Holidays that are almost here.

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Had a great time, learn a lot from the other amazing demonstrators and met a lot of wonderful ladies at the retreat. If you are interested, they are having the next Cookie Round Up in Kentucky on February.

Mix media – “Antique Hearts” cookies

Cookie Connection’s latest challenge was “mix media cookies”. This year I want to be more involved in the cookie community so I took a small step and create these cookies for the challenge. By the way I miss the deadline for submission but I really have fun working with this little set of cookies. Next time hopefully I’ll be on time because their prizes are good!

 

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    The challenge requested using different mediums so I create this “Antique Hearts” set using  . . .

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Pumpkin and fall leaves cake

I present you a fall inspired cake with wafer paper leaves. The cake was to celebrate two of my dear sugar friends birthdays , so it had to be something special.

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Those that know me know that I love edible wafer paper. It is easy to use, cut any shape and it dries fast saving a lot of time.

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Poppies – wafer paper flowers

One of the easier and faster cake I have ever made but one of my favorites. The vibrant and bold colors match the personality of the lady that inspired it. The flowers are one of my first experiments with wafer paper. Petals and center of the flowers were paint with dust colors, leaves were  spray painted.
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