Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Splash of COLOR!

I have no excuse as to why I haven't posted these happy little cookies until now... They were actually for two sweet sisters who celebrated their birthdays about a month ago.  I will just blame my lack of posting on Summer getting in the way.  Summer can do that you know...


At our house Summer means sleeping in a bit later....lots of playing outside, swimming in our backyard inflatable pool, lemonade-making, crazy eight card game tournaments over lunch, lots of paper plates, paper napkins, and paper cups, a few band-aids here and there,  backyard grilling, and bike rides.

For being a laid back season...Summer can sure keep us busy:) But I wouldn't trade it...Nope...not even when the temperatures soared above the 100 degree mark for well over a week.


I think I could take a hundred pictures of these rainbows and still not be bored.  The colors just scream HaPpY!


I found the original idea for these on this AMAZING woman's blog.  Can't even put her talent into words because it wouldn't do her justice.


But... when I originally saw these... my soon to be 8-year old at the time was dwelling on the thought of a rainbow themed birthday party.  I was tickled to say the least... I had found the perfect cookie to go along with her chosen theme.


But then....as most kids do....she changed her mind....and a sweet fairy party it became.


But I didn't forget these cookies.  I tucked the thought of them away....and they were the first that came to mind for these two sweet little birthday girls last month!


The ruffle technique was pretty painless ( I used a Wilton 101 tip)....and actually kind of a dreamy break from the usual piping and flooding:)


See...


I told you I wouldn't be able to stop taking pictures....


Hope your summer days have been filled with color too!

7 comments:

  1. Soooo pretty! I really need to try that ruffle technique!

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  2. This is the first time I've seen rainbow cookies done in ruffles. They are gorgeous!!

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  3. Oh wow, these are so cute!

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  4. So adorable! I wouldn't be able to eat such cookies, I'll just stare at them! :D

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  6. How did I miss these when you posted!? You did a great job, thanks for the link!

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