Saturday, May 4, 2013

Mermaid Art Wafer Paper Cookies

I have been meaning to make vintage mermaid cookies for a long, long time, but only got around to it last week. These images are from mermaid book illustrations, postcards, and even an advertising card, all dating from the first two decades of the 20th century.

I made these with Sugarbelle's Sugar Cookie Dough, using a Rectangular Cookie Cutter (2.375" x 3.5"), which the nice folks at made for me upon request last year. I piped and flooded the cookies with white Royal Icing and, when it was hard, wafer-papered them and piped a border for them with a #16 star tip.

The wafer papers are available at my shop.


  • gina hendershot says:
    May 14, 2013 at 8:12 AM

    those are so beautiful. love my wafer papers i ordered from you of the vintage mermaids!! pinning this to pinterest, stat! :)

  • Anniina says:
    May 15, 2013 at 12:44 PM

    Thanks, Gina! :) I'm so happy you liked the way they turned out!

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