Where does your mind go when it wanders? What do you think of when you take a walk, or are waiting for sleep, or are in the shower? I have a certain, um, inclination to think about cookie concepts. I have often wondered if cookies are into me as much as I am into them.
This set started with someone saying a famous artist’s name just a little wrong. My mind took it to “Vincent Van Goat” and the cookie set took on a life of it’s own.
A little late to the (cake) plate on this post but just love the umbrella cutter (still crushing on all things Killer Zebras). I tweaked the original design to incorporate Easter bunnies. If you haven’t noticed, I am in a geometric phase; bring on the structured rabbits. Hope you enjoy!
A very brave and wonderful woman is donating a kidney. I am hoping that a little humor will help ease the stress of the surgery. Now a resident of Denver, she is originally from Boston so that needed to be incorporated into the set. Kidneys, the Mama Mayer way.
If you follow this blog, you know that I volunteer for Operation Cookie Takeover. We send treats to military folks serving overseas. I was assigned a Marine for this current (Veterans day) round of cookies. We don’t know where they are stationed but we do find out their battalion. Therefore, I can always include specifics as to their motto and crest. Here was that set.
Oh no I didn’t. Yes WHEY, I did! This order was for a newly married couple who met at the gym and were both into power lifting. The client gave me free rein with design and so I LUNGED into the puns. Never been so dead (lift) serious in my life.
There is always a story behind every cookie set. This one concerns a young lady working toward her PhD, with a thesis on the issues decimating the Monarch butterfly population as they migrate. There were roadblocks and difficulties in her doctorate life as well. Here’s how I tied the two together….