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« 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

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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2008 04:25:26 PM »

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

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« 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

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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2008 04:50:48 PM »

yummy!! those r cool Cheesy

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« 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!!
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« 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.

« 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!
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« 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...

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

The skull is my favorite!   

« 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!

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