You know when you can’t get a song out of your head…? This particular one coincided a dear friend’s birthday and so the center cookie came to be created. I love the tall cake designs by Aime over at The Painted Pastry ; I took inspiration and put my own fall spin on several cookies for the set. The edible oak leaves came from talented Tammy Holmes. Lastly, what birthday would be complete without party hats and party blowers???
Yes, I really do know the most incredible people. Seriously. Accomplished, interesting, nuanced folks. Dan is one of those “complete package” guys. He has made me chortle with laughter, tear up at his kindness, and shake my head at what can fit in his 24 hour day. So, my word play cohort, go forth and rock Stanford Law School!
This may or may not have been one of my favorite sets ever to create. Wisecracking was dripping off of my icing bag. I would go so far as to say it was total SASSafras. Maybe or maybe not a little close to home????
So I just got a little education about the New Jersey shoreline. Never knew about Long Beach Island before this summer and boy, was I missing out. I also learned the “Don’t Give Up the Ship” story, as this flag flies at the host’s house. …thought about using more word play but one has to draw the line in the sand somewhere.
There are a lot of us out there who adore Harry Potter and his magical world. This expectant mom is especially inclined toward Gryffindor colors. Soon, this new little muggle will be snuggled and celebrate making his or her own magic in the world.
It takes a special family to host a student on internship for the whole summer; this is the thank you that went to that family. Can you guess where she interned/where they lived? Yep, you got it. Los Alamos, home to the famous Laboratory (ahem, nerd internship perfection) and birthplace of the first atomic bomb. This set was my homage to that notable (??? notorious) distinction.
Background stencils from the lovely Melanie at Killer Zebras. Silver Sheen airbrush color from Americolor Corp. Silver disco dust on “thank you” from Sunflower Sugar Art.
Some people who are near and dear to me are/were teachers so I have a special place in my heart of those who guide us toward critical thinking. My 2017 gift box for the classroom teacher is right/write track.
And it all adds up for cookies that are calculated to make the math teacher smile….