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Inspirational Cookiers and Fun Cookie Tools blogs cookie community cookie decorating cookie stencils cookie-a-thon cookiers pages to follow Jan 27, 2021

Over the years, I have met tons of amazing people through my Kansas City Cookier Facebook group, The Colorful Cookie Facebook page, my Cookie-A-Thon Facebook group, online teaching in The Colorful Cookie Club, and in person classes and meet ups at CookieCon. It is a fun time to be a cookier! So...

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Thermoflex Frosty Plus Glossy Clear HTV Vinyl cookie community cookie decorating cookie stencils heat transfer vinyl htv silk screen silk screen materials silkscreen stencils stencil materials Jan 15, 2021

Cookiers! The time has finally come! A heat transfer vinyl that is fantastic for cookie stencils! Let me tell you a little bit about this htv, which one you're looking for (it's easy to grab the wrong one) and what's so special about it. Cookier, Oralia Lloyd told me about it and I am going to...

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LIVE Tutorial with Katrina from Dots and Bows Designs christmas cookie decorating cutting tools holiday pyo silhouette studio silkscreen stencils stencil materials tutorial weeding Dec 17, 2020

On December 9th, I went LIVE with Katrina from Dots and Bows! What better way to share the Christmas spirit than to participate in her 12 Days of Christmas? We talked about designing a silk screen stencil in Silhouette Studio using Katrina's artwork. 

In this LIVE we covered so many...

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Silk Screen Stencils Materials and Tools You Need To Get The Job Done cricut easy press heat press heat transfer vinyl silhouette cameo silk screen silkscreen stencils transfer tape vinyl weeding Dec 02, 2020

In our last post, we explained the differences between traditional stencils and silk screen stencils. If you missed that post, make sure you check that one out first!

To create a silk screen design, you will start with the original image you'd use to make a traditional stencil with bridges,...

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The Differences Between Traditional Stencils and Silk Screen Stencils bridging cookie community cookie decorating cookie stencils cookiers cricut htv silhouette cameo silkscreen stencils traditional stencils weeding Oct 30, 2020

 

When it comes to deciding which type of cookie stencil to use, much of it will come down to personal preference. I want to share what I know about both types of stencils so that you will have the information you need to decide which method will work best for you. Both types of...

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Post #2 in our "Wondering What You Need to Cut Cookie Stencils?" Series cookie community cookie decorating cookie stencils cookiers cricut cut cutting tools silhouette cameo stencil materials storage Oct 07, 2020

This is part 2 of the What Do You Need to Cut Cookie Stencils? Series!

In the first post of the series, I discussed some of the most important things you need when you decide to start cutting stencils. If you missed it, be sure to check it out here, so you can decide which machine and cutting...

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Fall Cookie-A-Thon 2020 cookie-a-thon Aug 30, 2020

 The Colorful Cookie Fall Cookie-A-Thon Is Coming Soon!!

Are you ready to learn some amazing sugar cookie decorating techniques from talented cookiers right in your own home!?! Members of The Colorful Cookie Club are planning a day of online learning about all things cookie for cookiers...

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Post #1 in our "Wondering What You Need to Cut Cookie Stencils?" Series blades cricut mats silhouette cameo Aug 19, 2020

Using stencils for cookie decorating is a fun way to add creativity and a unique touch to your cookies! One of the questions I get asked over and over is, "What do I need to start cutting stencils?" So, I've compiled a list of things you will need to get going!

When we start something new, there...

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Global Cookie Community - Find Cookiers Near You! cookie community cookiers Aug 12, 2020

Being part of the Cookie Community is one of the greatest joys of my life! I love being able to swap tips, teach fun things, share information and stories with all of you wonderful cookie people. We are truly part of a global cookie community and I'd love to help us connect with each other....

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Using Glaze to Decorate Sugar Cookies Aug 12, 2020

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There are so many wonderful options and techniques when it comes to sugar cookie decorating! Today, my friend Cameo and I are giving you the dish on how to use glaze icing for your decorating! 

I've always been a fan of royal icing for my cookies but I...

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Royal Icing for Decorated Sugar Cookies Jul 13, 2020

We all know what a beautifully decorated sugar cookie looks like. It's a work of art that seems almost too pretty to eat. The way to get from plain ole cookie to edible art is royal icing! I'm sharing some of my favorite tips and tricks about royal icing to help you create some of your...

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No More Wasting Stencil Material! Jun 19, 2020

Are you tired of wasting stencil material and want to know how to identify and fix the problem? I’m here to help! I wasted my fair share of stencil material when I began learning how to use my cutting machines and sometimes it still happens. For the most part, though, my cuts are now...

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