Happy St. Patrick’s Day….errr last weekend

I had another order go out this past week, and the theme was St. Patrick’s Day!  At first, I drew a blank as to what I was going to make….Shamrocks? Meh, not feeling it. Red headed leprechauns? NO, just…no.  Beer theme? These are for kids!!! SO, what else does that leave you? GOLD, and rainbows.  I really don’t think you can go too wrong with shiny, colorful, pretty things, so yeah, went with a pot o’ gold cookie theme.

First things first, had to make the pot, and I wanted to include a rainbow but had no idea how to do it.  In looking at my limited cookie cutter collection, I realized *shocker* I don’t own a pot o’ gold cookie cutter…so I improvised.  What you are looking at, is in fact, a pumpkin and ghost cutter combined, like magic.


But don’t worry, it got better!


I decided to add a little pop of shamrock on the pot, as the black was somewhat overwhelming.  I also decided to be super adorable, and add a matching cookies, which look like little gold coins.

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The gold coins were painted with gold luster dust to give it more of a realistic gold shine.  I have to say, I was super impressed with the color.  Each bag of coins also included a lucky four leaf clover, just for fun.

Together the pot o’ gold and gold coins were quite charming…


And once they were packaged, they were on their way!

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Happy belated St. Patrick’s Day everyone.  I hope it was filled with shiny, colorful, pretty things, just like these cookies.




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