Celebrating the Beatification of John Paul II with. . .

by | May 2, 2011 | St. John Paul II | 9 comments

9 Comments

  1. Shelly

    Jessica,
    You NEVER cease to amaze me!!

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  2. Rochelle

    You are truly blessing your family! I want to be one of your kids and learn all that you teach!

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  3. Jessica Gordon

    Thank you both!! After a rather challenging morning, your comments made me smile. 🙂 God bless!!

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  4. Megan

    Oh wow, those cookies of Pope John Paul II look great!

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  5. Kelly

    Oh, wow! Jessica, your cake turned out beautifully! And those cookies are so cute! What a fun celebration. John Paul II, we love you! <3

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  6. Erin

    Wow, who is so talented with the frosting? That looks great! What kind of frosting/tools were used to get such detail?

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  7. Jessica Gordon

    Thanks everyone!!

    Erin ~ All I used was a Wilton Cookie Icing left over from my daughters birthday. For the one of the left I just drew the outlines with the white icing. For the one on the right I first used yellow icing for the sash, before moving on to the white icing. The Cookie Icing is surprisingly easy to work with as it smoothes itself out as it settles. We then just carefully dropped some sprinkles for the rosary beads, tassels on the sash, and gold cross. We finished it up with a couple drops of the brown cookie icing for the eyes and smile. 🙂

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  8. Jessica Gordon

    I did use the tip of a knife to straighten out the sprinkles we used for the crosses. But that was it for tools! 🙂

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