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Julia M. Usher

No Saturday Spotlight

· in Important Admin Notices · 2 replies Julia M. UsherSherylM
So sorry, no Spotlight this weekend. I was minus a husband today, who was supposed to be home all weekend helping me prep for something he masterminded. (You can probably guess where this is headed . . .) Alas, he had to do a lung transplant today (he's a thoracic surgeon), and so I was left with double the prep workload to do all by myself. I am wiped out, but hope to resume Spotlight s next weekend. That Spotlight will come either on Friday or Sunday, because the event hubs masterminded is...Read More...

Newbie Needs Decorating Help

· in Outlining and Flooding Q&A · 5 replies Icingsugarkeks S Julia M. UsherJulia M. UsherJulia M. Usher
I'm very new to the cookie decorating world and I am tying to get my feet wet and decide if I want to start a cookie business. I'm trying to learn a few ticks before I dive in. I have these cookie cutters that mark the details into the cookies (See attached picture) If I flood the cookie with royal icing I won't be able to see the details to pipe them. Should I: Pipe the details then flood the sections in the desired colors OR Pipe the outline only, flood the cookie with desired colors then...Read More...
Julia M. Usher

I'm Kicking Off Summer with a Stencil Sale on June 8! Featured

· in Tools · 3 replies IcingsugarkeksJulia M. UsherIcingsugarkeks
Summer's nearly here (the official date is June 20!), so I'm jumpstarting it now with a stencil sale! Yay! Get 10% off all summer-themed cookie, cake, and barista stencils on my partner Confection Couture Stencils' site using the code SUMMER10 at checkout! Have yourself some summer fun, people! Offer good from June 8 to June 14, 2021! SHOP HERE: https://www.confectioncoutures...ions/summer-stencilsRead More...
Julia M. Usher

Our June Site Artist Does It Again! Featured

· in Important Admin Notices · 9 replies Virago T IcingsugarkeksSweet ProdigyCookies Fantastique
This month's artist is one whose work you should know well, as she was also our March 2021 site artist. As such, she was featured just a week or so ago in this in-depth Cookier Close-up interview . Yep, you guessed right! Our June site artist is none other than @Vanilla & Me , aka Svetla Petrova, and she's back with yet another gorgeous floral set, which you'll get to enjoy throughout June in our banner and backdrop . . . Congrats, Svetla, and thank you again for contributing such...Read More...
Julia M. Usher

Memorial Day Stencil Sale, May 25 Through June 1 Featured

· in Important Admin Notices · 0 replies
I've got special stencil savings for you during this special week! Get 15% off cake, cookie, and barista stencils when you spend $50 or more on my partner Confection Couture Stencils’ site! Just use code MEM15 at checkout before June 1! SHOP HERE: https://www.confectioncouturestencils.comRead More...
Julia M. Usher

Stencil Sale on New Arrivals, May 18-24, 2021!

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Hi, all! It's my weekly stencil sale time! (Yes, my partner Confection Couture Stencils and I do weekly sales, which you can always find first here on Cookie Connection !) This week, we're offering 10% off all new arrivals, starting today (May 18) and running through May 24. Just use the coupon code NEW10 at checkout, and observe the other details in the graphic! Happy shopping! SHOP HERE ON MY STENCIL PARTNER’S SITE: More...