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Cookie Decorating Resources

Intro to Writing With Royal Icing

Intro to Writing With Royal Icing

"How to write with icing" may be my #1 MOST requested tutorial. Writing with royal icing is dependent on: font style, font size, icing consistency, piping tip/size, piping pressure, piping technique. Today, I’ll talk with you about how I approach writing with icing....

Summer Cookie Decorating Ideas

Summer Cookie Decorating Ideas

With the COVID-19 social distancing protocols, many of you have reached out asking for simple cookie decorating ideas for you and the kiddos at home. I'm putting together a few guides for you, starting with this simple summer themed guide! This PDF download contains...

Spring Project – Floral Egg and Bunny Cookies

Spring Project – Floral Egg and Bunny Cookies

Hi Everyone! In the midst of fighting the COVID-19, California residents are asked to shelter in place whenever possible. Critical functions and healthcare workers are all still working (THANK YOU for being on the front lines!!). Many of us who run our own small...

Borderlands Baking Basics – 10 Tools for Success

Borderlands Baking Basics – 10 Tools for Success

I'm frequently asked for a list of my bare minimum baking basics, so thought I'd put together a list of my absolute must-haves for everyone, regardless of what you're baking. The list is created with budget in mind, and models what I started out with when I first...

New Cookie Decorators – Start Here

New Cookie Decorators – Start Here

You've seen all the beautiful cookies on Pinterest and Instagram, and now you're ready to take on the challenge for yourself, but don't know where to start. This post contains some information that might be helpful for you. Keep in mind -- all this information is...

Guide to Borderlands Brushes

Guide to Borderlands Brushes

Edit Aug. 2021: These have gone through an upgrade! So excited to finally be sharing these beauties with you! I decided to design my own set of brushes -- a reflection my most commonly used brushes + I threw in a special brush that I've never seen before in the cookie...

Tipless Piping Bags Overview

Tipless Piping Bags Overview

Tipless piping bags are thin, disposable pastry bags that usually have a very small or non-impacting (flapping) seam.  The point is generally very sharp/precise and it's easy to use since all you do is snip the tip of the bag to the desired shape and size, pipe away,...

Nesting Heart Cutters & The Sugar Art Favorites

Nesting Heart Cutters & The Sugar Art Favorites

Today, I released a set of nesting heart cutters you can see HERE.  I'm taking the opportunity to also highlight some of my favorite The Sugar Art products, specifically Wedding Gold (now replaced by Golden Halo) and Nu Silver, my two most commonly used products in...

Royal Icing Transfers – Endless Possibilities

Royal Icing Transfers – Endless Possibilities

Royal icing transfers are icing motifs that you can make weeks (sometimes months if stored correctly) ahead of time to use on future projects! When you go to craft stores and see icing embellishments for purchase, those are essentially icing transfers or sometimes...

My Food Network Experience

My Food Network Experience

I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of competing on Food Network's Christmas Cookie Challenge - Season 2 Episode 5, which originally aired December 3, 2018.  A casting director approached me after seeing my work on the internet and encouraged me to apply. Lesson...

How to Price Decorated Sugar Cookies

How to Price Decorated Sugar Cookies

(this post was updated Nov. 9, 2022) "How much are sugar cookies" is probably one of the most commonly asked questions we get as cookie decorators (or any baker/creative business) When potential clients ask for my cookie pricing, I get sticker shock, a lot. In an...

My Ultimate List of Cookie Resources & FAQs

My Ultimate List of Cookie Resources & FAQs

Please use the "search" or "find" function on your device to look for keywords in this post; it's a long one! I'll update this from time-time as I find new products I love-- I hope you find it helpful. Please visit my Amazon Shop for an ever growing list of my...

Projector Set Up For Cookies

Projector Set Up For Cookies

One of the most common questions I get is -- what projector do you use and how do you set it up? I use the Aaxa Technologies Pico Projector HERE.This gets the job done for a VERY reasonable initial investment. PLENTY of other projectors that work -- don't limit...

My Recipes + Links to free ones!

My Recipes + Links to free ones!

I get multiple messages a day of people asking for my recipes. You can find all my recipes in my SHOP. They are all digital downloads so you will get them immediately upon purchase. We keep our website ad-free and provide so many other free resources- this is a great...