I found this pink basket and matched up some pretty receiving blankets to put in the basket. The blankets also gave me a color scheme to use. I just love the light and dark pink with a little light green. I made the icing that I always use, and I colored some of it light pink using Americolor #132, some darker pink, using Americolor #164, and the rest light green using very little Wilton Willow Green.
Outline the bib with the light pink.
Let dry completely.
I am not happy with the way there is a distinction
between the outlining and the fill. At first I thought it might be
because I live in a very dry climate, but after checking into it more,
I think it was because I did not make the icing thin enough.
some mini petals on the bib. I just made four very short
lines in the pattern shown.
in the middle of each one.
I decorated this rattle several times before I was happy with it.
so I apologize. I piped and filled in the light green areas.
Then I piped and filled in the light pink center.
When it was completely dry, I piped a little scroll design,
and added the two dark pink dots.
design on it, and added the two side dots.
I piped and filled in the onesie with light green.
I let it completely dry, then I piped along the design of a onesie.
I wasn't too sure what design to use, so I looked through
lots of outlined onesie cookies online, and found one I liked.
I followed the design along the edges of the onesie, then I went
back and piped on the extra, like at the neck and the sleeve.
in light pink and dark pink.
Let dry completely.
across the bottle, but I wanted something with a
little texture. So, I took the light green, and I squiggled
across the band area, and then I squiggled back across it.
a design like on the bib, only
bigger. I still used the #2 tip,
but when I piped out the light green,
I pushed a little more icing thru the
tip, making the piping thicker.
little heart, like I made here.
bags and tied coordinating curly ribbon around the bags.
Don't they look festive?
together in the bottom of the basket, then I covered
the blankets with the cookies. I added a little card
and sent them on their way.
What do I need to work on?
I need to work on my icing consistency and my
outlining. Circles are a problem for me.
What do you think?
Thanks for joining me today.
Next week I am making cookies for my son.
He will need the nourishment for finals!!
Hope to see you soon!