A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News:  Vote for your favorite Bottle It Up project now! Smiley
Total Members: 302,503
Currently Running With Scissors:
610 Guests and 22 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: A vast array of tasties!  (Read 1230 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
monsterkookies
Monster Kookies
Offline Offline

Posts: 565
Joined: 21-Jun-2007


View Profile WWW
« on: June 11, 2008 04:17:29 PM »

Here are some of my latest creations. They make me happy.

This is my *signature* polymer clay charm.  It's one of my favourite things to make! It is a skull in the shape of a cupcake with a big glob of icing on their heads! Just like a cuppy-cake! The best of both worlds - spookiness with sweets!



This is something that I have been wanting to show you guys. Something I have never seen done. But I thought you might like it and might want to make some of your own:



It's saltwater taffy! You take a nice little rectangle of colourful bright candy coloured clay, and than roll a piece of transparent clay really really thin, about twice as long as the rectangle. Than you put the rectangle on the clay, roll it up like a piece of waxed paper, and than gently twist the ends. It gives the look of that old fashioned waxed paper wrapper! I love it.

These are some yummy looking chocolate eclairs. Mmm.



Some donuts!





Inspired by one of my favourite cookie recipes to make as a chef. Death-by-chocolate cookies! At the restaurant I used to work in, I used to make these cookies and would sandwich two of them with some homemade vanilla icecream for a dessert special. Oh so very rich. I'm hungry...  Tongue

« Last Edit: June 12, 2008 04:40:20 PM by something_wierd » THIS ROCKS   Logged

littlefawnpug
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5658
Joined: 12-Feb-2008

I am Gandalf, and Gandalf means me!


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2008 04:25:26 PM »

how do you get that look of powered sugar on them?  It looks real!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

One does not simply walk into Mordor. Its black gates are guarded by more than just orcs. There is evil there that does not sleep. The great eye is ever watchful. It is a barren wasteland, riddled with fire, ash, and dust. The very air you breathe is a poisonous fume.......
Dinosaurus Meg
Offline Offline

Posts: 1097
Joined: 07-Jan-2007

I wish I was a wolpertinger.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2008 04:45:47 PM »

Those eclaires are just too cute, I really want one now! Nice anc cold from the fridge Cheesy Mmmmm...

Great job Cheesy I really love the cookies too Tongue
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Hey Fiber People: I am very interested in personal swaps for painted/dyed roving or top. I can swap supplies or crafted items. Let's talk!

Every body wants a rock to wind a piece of string around.
dez-igns
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2008 04:50:48 PM »

yummy!! those r cool Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

So you, could spend the morning walkin with me, quite amazed. As I am unwashed and somewhat slightly dazed.
http://www.dezignsforkidz.etsy.com
julea
I think not, thanks.
Offline Offline

Posts: 113
Joined: 11-Jun-2008

I less than three you. <3


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2008 05:04:06 PM »

You've engaged my sweet tooth. I think I may have to go eat a popsicle now. Cheesy They definitely look good enough to eat!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
monsterkookies
Monster Kookies
Offline Offline

Posts: 565
Joined: 21-Jun-2007


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2008 05:54:23 PM »

Thanks guys! I can't tell you how hungry I get after I make these bloody evil things!  Cheesy

how do you get that look of powered sugar on them?  It looks real!!!

I go to the art store and get myself "White Charcoal". It seems hard to find. I find it with all the other black charcoal and stuff. You could also use a hard white dry pastel pencil or stick. You just dab a little liquid sculpey on the donut, grate the charcoal with a razor blade, and than bake it up. If some of it comes off (which it will) just throw on some powdered charcoal just after you glaze/varnish it.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

crowscrowscrows
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2008 06:03:47 PM »

Those are all so cute!  I love the textures on them, they look very realistic. (Neat idea for using the dry charcoal, I haven't thought of using anything other than acrylic paint on sculpey before.) For some reason I'm really enticed by that semi-transparent look of the saltwater taffy.  Great job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
sactownsue
The world is a circle...
Offline Offline

Posts: 2372
Joined: 07-Mar-2008

MrMiagi '01 - aka rascal - We miss you MissDaisy


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2008 06:53:56 PM »

They all look good enough to eat. I was lovin' the eclair until I read your description of chocolate cookie with ice cream now I'm salivating...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

MAKE: something of yourself
Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most.
"Everything is deeply intertwingled." - Ted Nelson, ca 1974
wists-fulness - http://wists.com/SacTownSue/

Rarely online these days. Will respond to PM when I notice them. AT&T SNAFU!
djonesgirl
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 756
Joined: 29-Sep-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2008 09:41:20 AM »

The skull is my favorite!   
THIS ROCKS   Logged

itsnubs
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2008 10:08:37 AM »

i love the salt water taffy! i live right by wildwood and atlantic city, and they always have the best taffy. the skulls are so creative and cute too!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Live the life you love. <3
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Spicy Orange Chicken Recipe
Chicken and Basil Stir-Fry Recipe
How to Make Asian Style Baked Fish
Pan-Fried Tofu Recipe from Chef Judy Joo
Vietnamese Steak and Asparagus Salad Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Coffee Mug Cozy
March 25, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: How to Make 110 Prayer Flags

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.