Sugar Cookies part 2- What You Need to Know for Success

Sugar Cookies part 2 is here! Today we are going to talk about a few things I’ve learned through the years. I’ve tried a lot of different techniques to make decorating cookies simple without going crazy buying tons of new gadgets and falling for every new idea out there. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a gadget girl if the gadget works! In the video, we are going to talk about how to transfer a pattern to a cookie using four different techniques. You can spend over a hundred dollars for things like a KopyKake (yes this is a gadget I bought years ago and it does work) or you can use a simple trick that is practically free.

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Here’s a link for you in case you missed Sugar Cookies 101 part 1 How to Make Amazing Cookies and here is the link for Sugar Cookies 101 Part 3 Royal Icing Tips.

Do you ever stress over a color scheme? I have a simple inexpensive tool that can help you figure things out. Yep, you guessed it. It’s a color wheel.

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  • Did you know a color wheel can do more than show you complementary or opposite colors? It can help you make your own color scheme and it isn’t hard once you know how.

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  • A color wheel can show you what colors work well together. See the triangle in the middle of the wheel? Follow those arrows to find ‘split complementary colors’ which are colors that work well together. Violet’s split complementary colors are yellow-orange and yellow-green. Do those colors sound familiar?

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  • Think Halloween. Now, do you see it?

There are so many inexpensive tools that can help you decorate cookies. If you’re ready to see Sugar Cookies part 2 watch the video below.

Sugar Cookies part 2 Video – What You Need to Know for Success

I hope you enjoy the video and find something that may help you with the “Bearfoot Basics Sugar Cookies 101 part 2.” We’re covering a lot of things in this series and I can’t wait to get started on the royal icing video(s).

As promised, here a few links to some of the important things I mentioned.
One Tough Cookie – Give It A Shpritz!
Flatten My Cookies and Not My Hair
How to Make Parchment Paper Cones
Baking Sweet Hope – Using a Handheld Projector
Klickitat Street- How to Draw on a Cookie with an iPad

I’ll be back soon with Sugar Cookies 101 part 3.

Bear hugs,

Lisa