Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Christmas Cookies

I attempted to make sugar cookies the other night. I say "attempted" because I started, then stopped the process. Why, you ask? Because I was eating too many of them! I have a ton of dough in the fridge and I'm afraid to go any further! I'm out of control! Which is why I decided to work on this project, instead:



This is a little cookie recipe book I made for Purple Onion Designs this month. I just love the Skinny Dip alphabet set I used for the title! It's been a long time since I've added an alphabet set to my collection, and I think this one will get a lot of use! It's very versatile and fun. I also used my new curved rectangle Nestabilities dies to make the book itself. I had to run my chipboard cover through the Cuttlebug a few times, but it did cut all the way through. My plan is to add my favorite cookie recipes to this book. I've started with this one, which is actually a "new to me" recipe that I found on the great Fancy Flours blog:





Isn't that gingerbread man cute? I love adding "icing" with my Liquid Pearls. Just like decorating the real thing...only I won't eat this one!



P.S. I won second place in the Tip Junkie Christmas Card contest! Thanks to all of you who voted for me (hi, Betty Lou!).















Stamps: Gingerbread Man, Snowflake, Skinny Dip Alphabet (Purple Onion Designs)
Ink: Sweet Blush and Dark Chocolate (PTI), Antique Linen (Ranger)
Cardstock: Kraft, SS White (PTI)
Patterned Paper: Creative Imaginations
Tools: Cuttlebug (ProvoCraft), curved rectangle Nestabilities dies (Spellbinders), Ribbon: white wired pom pom, Pure Poppy satin (PTI), brown sheer dot, white sheer dot, pink fiber, white eyelash
Other: Koh-I-Noor woodless colour pencils, Ruby Red, Pink Petals and White Liquid Pearls (Ranger), rolling pin and whisk stickers (Jolee’s), Stardust pen (Sakura), chipboard, binder ring, white and pink eyelets

6 comments:

Ashley Marcu said...

Fun project! Such a great idea to collect all your cookie recipes in a cute book! Yummy!

Karen said...

Congrats on the 2nd place finish. I personally think you should have gotten 1st. But, placing at all is a very good thing. Love the littler gingerbread man and the whole idea of a christmas cookie book. Thanks for sharing.

TracieClaiborne said...

This is adorable!! Your projects are always sheer perfection.

Jen said...

Super Super cute and Congratulations! That's terrific!!! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful creations!

KATY826 said...

Cookie dough is soo good! And SO addicting! Love the cookie book idea! You are so inspiring to me (just starting out as a cardmaker/papercrafter). I'm going to link to your blog on my page, if you don't mind!

krista said...

love the cookie recipe book! it is toooo cute!!! fabulous job!

hope your Sunday is full of peace and rest!

~krista

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