2017 Peanuts Diaper Bag

For the past couple of months, I’ve been working on a diaper bag for our little Peanut.  This is the second diaper bag I’ve made (last one was the “Mustache Bag” for Neil), but it was just as time consuming as the first!!  It’s the quilting that gets me! What fun it was to see…

2017.06 – Baby Cookie Bouquet

The Baby Bouquet! My most ambitious project to date. One of my dance friends talked me into doing this project for one of our teachers, whose wife just had a little boy. What a challenge to design the basket, bring all of the components together and make the cookie!  Super spectacular fun!

2017.05 – Baby Announcement Cookies

We’re having a baby!!  Well, Turquoise will be having a baby, but I’m here for moral support! As a little extra-special treat to go along with our baby announcements, we created a cookie design based on Snoopy and Woodstock, added some Easter grass, and a cute announcement card. For the cookie design, I designed a…

2016.12 – Christmas Cookies

Second season of making Christmas cookies!  Taking the designs to another level! Made two batches for this holiday season: Gingerbread people Christmas-themed designs: Mittens Snowmen faces Snowflakes Snowmen on Snowflakes Snowmen winter scenes Added some techniques to the Christmas-themed designs: Multiple-layers for texture Royal transfer characters Colored sugar texturing Some of the best yet!

Step 1: Creating the Terrain

In preparation for making a railroad layout, I felt that I should, maybe, learn something about creating scenery. For my birthday, my mom-in-law, Theresa, gave me a gift certificate to Hobby Lobby, so while down in Fredricksburg a few weeks ago, we stopped off and I picked up a few learning kits: one with trees,…