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1  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Oreo truffles on: September 16, 2009 04:34:25 PM
Yummm...these look delicious  Grin

    When I made these I just put the rounded oreo/cream cheese ball in a spoon and dipped it into the bowl of chocolate, then layed it out on wax paper. Sort of messy, but worked perfectly for me  Wink
2  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Black & White Cake?? on: March 27, 2009 07:09:59 AM
I would strongly suggest that you make a test cake and icing before your party since very dark colors tend to taste funny-not-in-a-good-way, and to stain the tongue and teeth. 

You could cut your decorations out of dark chocolate and apply them to your frosted cake.  Melt the chocolate, pour out into thin sheet, cut out before completely set, then let it finish setting before use unless you want the shapes to be curved.

Maybe for the cake itself you could add some black food coloring to chocolate batter to make it darker?

    Yeah I do have to agree with erikau. sometimes black fondant turns out really awkward. Maybe you could try using a milk chocolate fondant, then dye it black. It's easier than working from white fondant. That would mean a better taste, less black goop on peoples' teeth (but still some goop...), and a better color. With my past experiences with it, dying white fondant black usually gives me a greenish color.

  Also, I'm thinking for the marble you could just get a nice marble cake mix set from a local store, probably vanilla & chocolate (usually the chocolate looks pretty dark, like a black to match your theme) marble mix, just follow the instructions on the box, but for a moist taste you can add 1/4 cup more than the box calls for or it you want to be more healthier, try substituting apple sauce for the oil the box calls for.

Good luck with your cake!
3  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Sprinkles the cuppycake! on: March 27, 2009 07:02:03 AM
This is so cute!!
I just wanna eat it now lol.

       I think it would perfectly fit elementary school kids AND us older kids, lol
4  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: The Teenager's Awsome Swap Gallery! on: January 03, 2009 10:31:20 PM
Wooahhh!! Nice!!!
5  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Japanese mocchi box knock-off Questions. on: January 01, 2009 12:03:57 AM
Wow this is really nice...

as for suggestions....ummm,
-chocolate?? if you wanna be healthy dark chocolate is good for that.
-A gift card to somewhere back home or here to shop?? & a cookie...
-homemade/etsy-bought bracelets, jewelry, etc.
-Fabric cover for portable tissue or travel tissues...whatever they call em & portable tissue (ok, this one may not be the best, but it's a start lol)
-Cute change/money pouch (you know the kind that snaps together at the top? Those are so cute!)
-Incense cones? I loooove these: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=sr_gallery_2&listing_id=19145639
-Homemade jewelry like necklaces, pendants, bracelets, rings, and brooches....

    Well I hope this helps...lol, as you can tell, Im a lil bit boredd so msg me if u need anymore help!! lol
6  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: puppy coat on: December 29, 2008 12:53:46 PM
This is really cute!! And functional! Wink
Uniqueworn yours is really handsome and functional too! Cheesy
7  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: Dog overall on: December 29, 2008 12:51:10 PM
How cute
Lucky dog!
This is great 'cause Boston Terriers do get chilly & I never see any clothes really made for them.  Undecided
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Pieced Pillows on: November 30, 2008 01:57:17 PM


9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: MY new, fish purse^^ on: November 28, 2008 10:01:35 AM
These are adorable!
10  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: La Testa Rossa on: November 26, 2008 05:53:23 PM
Veryy nice!!

You should post a pic of your new 'do too!!  Tongue
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