Dimensional Stars
Practice Bakes Perfect Challenge #31

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These originated in the idea to make a 3D isomalt star (which I still want to do), but wanting to take part in this challenge ended up making these dimensional royal icing transfers first, also to see how the assembling of the triangles would work out.

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I really enjoyed doing the wet-on-wet here, although one cannot be as exact as with regular piping. What I like best in this technique, is the look one can achieve when the icing of the design is thicker than the background icing. Like this the unmarbled parts only partially sink into the flooded background, which gives it the appearance of hand painted china.

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Cookies Fantastique by Carol posted:

How gorgeous dear Sonja @iSugarfy (aka swissophie)!! The 3D effect with the dimensional design works incredibly well!! I love the colors and how you've created a "star within a star" in your designs (darker on the inside, lighter on the outside). Brilliant ❤️❤️

Thanks so much, my dear Carol @Cookies Fantastique ❤️❤️❤️! Your comments are always uplifting! Hugs !

Evelindecora posted:

Your skills are out of this world Sonja! Amazing and unique design as always! Happy Holidays 🎄💗🎄

Thank you ever so much for always lifting me up, my dear Evelin @Evelindecora ❤️❤️❤️! Very Happy Holidays to you as well, sweet friend!!!

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Heather Bruce Sosa posted:

Sonja these cookies are “mind blowers”! How awesome! I had to look at them twice cause I couldn’t believe what I saw. They are incredible. You must have taken a long time in completing them. Congratulations!👏👏❤️

Thank you so much for your kind comment, Heather @Heather Bruce Sosa ❤️❤️❤️!!! Yes, these took some time, mainly because of the drying times of the transfers, and the assembly of the triangles. The wet-on-wet part goes a bit faster than regular piping, though...