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Winter

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A Cascade of Snowflakes

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This cake is as magical as the season's first flurry. Snowflakes made from royal icing are miniature at the top of the cake and larger at the bottom, giving the impression of a gracefully drifting snowfall. The tiers are frosted smoothly with Swiss meringue to resemble tightly packed snow.
Materials
  • Snowflake images in various shapes and sizes (select from computer fonts or clip-art books)
  • Baking pan
  • Parchment paper
  • Clear tape
  • Medium pastry bag fitted with an Ateco #2 round tip
  • Royal icing
  • Tweezers
  • Decorations such as white dragees or celeri
  • Pearl-dust food coloring
  • Lemon extract
  •  Paintbrush 
  • Offset spatula
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Paper Wreath

Steps:5
This wreath is the ideal complement to a tree filled with paper ornaments and is also lovely displayed on its own.
Materials
  • Green paper
  • 12-inch single-wire wreath form
  • 20-gauge floral wire
  • Glue
  • Red ribbon
  • Small nails or hooks, to hang
  • Fishing line
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Greeting-Card Advent Calendar

Steps:5
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Felt Tissue-Box Holder

Steps:4
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Plant-Care Gift Cards

Steps:4
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Button Snowman Cards

Steps:3
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Scalloped Felt Tree Skirt

Steps:3
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