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1  First gingerbread house. in CHALLENGE 58 ENTRIES by happycabbage on: January 06, 2011 08:38:40 PM
So I saw the challenge for this month and figured I'll make it not only my first entry into a Craftster challenge but my first gingerbread house. I've done more than my share of baking but no real decorating or anything quite this elaborate. I wanted to do a classic simple design. And in the end it came out a bit more simple than i wanted, what with time running out and my procrastination skills. I just clicked some random link on google for the gingerbread recipe and crossed my fingers! It worked well but I tweaked it a bit so I'm not sure how the actual recipe it. It was more of a guideline. http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Childrens-Gingerbread-House/Detail.aspx The roof tiles were of some sugar cookie dough I had frozen and dyed varying shades of blue. I used squished cupcakes for the conical shape of the trees and the shrubs and piped icing onto those. Everything i made was from scratch except the cake mix. I used two types of icing. Standard royal icing for glue and the snowy base and when I made the cupcakes I still have plenty to eat so I mixed up some frosting which I later dyed and used for all the piping. Which turned out to actually be the best frosting ever. Make some. Trust me. http://thepioneerwoman.com/tasty-kitchen/recipes/desserts/thate28099s-the-best-frosting-ie28099ve-ever-had// The stepping stones were a mix of the frosting, nutella and caramel. I didn't have any brown coloring. Cheesy Snowman arms are thyme and carrot noses are from some leftover candy corn. And finally a dusting of powdered sugar.











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2  Macro challenge...cake! in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by happycabbage on: May 12, 2008 03:27:12 PM
My boyfriend suggested I enter this one. Because its colorful. All the editing I did was a bit of contrast. And of course my username.




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3  New quilter needs help... in Quilting: Discussion and Questions by happycabbage on: December 11, 2005 01:22:59 PM
I think this got lost in the crash, so here goes again!  Wink (thanks to whoever it was who responded before! though I managed to forget what stuff you mentioned using instead.)

Well in geometry we had to make our own patterns and blocks. And I helped a lot with the quilting itself, otherwise, Im new. But I do have a lot of sewing and whatnot under my belt. I want to make a Slipknot quilt for my boyfriends birthday and Im not sure how to go about it. So far Im just going to put their 'S' on it, maybe their name logo.



I want the background to be a solid piece of black. So, should I cut a "hole" in the black for the 's' and then sew the 's' into place and go about quilting as usual? Or should I just use a solid piece of black and sew the 's' onto it and leave the edges to fray, which I think might look well with a metal-band quilt. Or is there some other technique for doing this that I dont know about? I really have no idea where to go with this.
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4  Re:Spinning....? in Spinning: Discussion and Questions by happycabbage on: March 13, 2004 06:23:24 PM
But of course....! They are good dogs, hes the second weve had. Theyre very slow dogs. And dont know just how massive they are sometimes! Smiley His feet are almost as big as my hand! And without further ado....



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