Red White and Blue Water Color Gingham Cookies
If you have stopped by my Instagram feed (@lindsey.ruel) lately and seen any of the cookies that I have posted in the past couple months, you know that there are two things I am obsessed with: water color and royal icing flowers. Adding a little floral touch to cookies is such an easy way to make a plain ol' cookie look super fancy.
It's the same for the water color effect. Painting cookies is also a very easy thing you can do to decorate cookies, especially if you don't like piping.
So that's what I did, I combined my love of gingham (I wear a lot of gingham) with my two current favorite cookie decorating techniques to make these water color gingham cookies that are PERFECT for 4th of July!
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So festive and patriotic, aren't they? I love them even with all of their flaws and wonky lines. It makes them look a bit more homemade and rustic.
You could of course use some guides to make sure your lines are straight. But sometimes the character is in the imperfection, am I right?