Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Wedding Cookies

Hey there! Sorry I haven't posted in while. My sister got married this past weekend, and not only have I been super swamped, I've been in the land of no internet. Yikes!

While I was there, though, I did manage to complete a few projects to blog about. One of those projects just happened to be this one! I made a few lot of cookies for my sister to give away as favors.

 Wedding Cookies via @cupcake_n_bake #wedding

Did I mention I was also in the land of not-so-great lighting, so some of my pictures may not be so hot. Yeah, that was frustrating. 

My sister's wedding colors were purple, pink, and blue, so I tried to incorporate them into the color scheme of the cookies. One problem though - I used Americolor Violet. First, it was blue [What!?]. Then, it turned purple over night. I ended up adding more coloring to the icing trying to turn it blue. That's why my blues are two different colors. 

 Bridesmaids' Dresses Wedding Cookies via @cupcake_n_bake #wedding

The dresses were literally the easiest cookies to decorate. I used a #4 tip for the outline, then used squeeze bottles for the inside. If you're not sure about the technique, I'd suggest visiting this blog

The purple dresses were still a little wet when I took pics, so please excuse the super shiny look.

 Wedding Dress Cookies via @cupcake_n_bake #wedding

I also made wedding dresses. They are basically the same as the bridesmaids' dresses, but I added a little belt using a #2 tip.

 Just Married Cookies via @cupcake_n_bake #wedding

I had a double hearts cookie cutter, and I wanted to make them a little more special that just hearts. So, I outlined and filled smaller hearts in white, then alternated the theme colors for the outline. This way, they would look connected, and I could tie in a Just Married sign. I was pretty pleased with how they came out.

If you noticed in the top picture, I also use the double hearts cutter to make a bride and groom. I basically just filled part of the white heart in and connected the other heart by making it look like a groom was standing next to a bride. The little embellishments were actually the easiest part. 

 Wedding Cake Cookies via @cupcake_n_bake #wedding

I used the same technique on the wedding cakes as I did the wedding dresses. However, I did switch up the design a bit. I do think I like the belt decoration the best, though.

 Wedding Cookies via @cupcake_n_bake #wedding

Even though these took me forever to finish, I think they turned out pretty well. They were definitely a big hit.

What do you think?

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  1. Congratulations to your sister!!
    I think she's lucky to have you as a sister :)
    These cookies are BEAUTIFUL and great girts to her guests
    I know I'd be thrilled to get them :)

  2. Glad you are back in the land of computer! I bet your sister was so happy to have you and your beautiful cookies at her wedding!

    So glad you shared these at the IN and Out of the Kitchen Link Party! See you next week.

    Cynthia at Feeding Big

  3. Thanks a lot for sharing these wonderful Wedding Ideas. These Personalized Cookies are my favorite among all wedding favors. I am also getting married soon at wedding venues Chicago and would love to have these similar Cookies favors in my wedding party.


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