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Christmas Cookie Jar

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Ideal as a gift or added to a hamper as part of a larger present, these jars look fantastic on the kitchen shelf at home. A kilner jar has been filled with everything you need to bake delicious Christmas cookies. Click on the link below to view an example of ingredients that could be used, but be as creative as you like and create new flavours that your friends and family will love! You can then add the recipe instructions to the reverse of the decorative tag so the recipient has everything they need.

There is a whole range of variations that you could try with these basic instructions. You could find alternative fillings for your kilner jar such as sweets and popcorn, or add extra details to the outside such as cookie cutters, charms and more.

Click on the link below to download and get making in time for the festive season!

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Bow Brooch & Ring

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Found the perfect outfit but no jewellery to match? Using a small quantity of ribbon and some accessories you can make really fun jewellery for next to nothing. Materials are available to make necklaces, bracelets, brooches, earrings and more that you can use alongside your choice of ribbon and the Bow Maker.

These also make perfect gifts for friends and family, so with Christmas around the corner, why not save yourself money and make your own gifts that you can tailor make especially for each person?
Click on the link below to get started.

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Diamante Damask Cake

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Learn how to create a simple single and double bow using the Embellishment Attic Bow Maker then attaching diamanté sliders to add extra detail. This project shows you how to create bows that can be directly attached to your cake using the tails, as well as independent bows that can be attached afterwards with tails as a feature.

This style of bow can be added to your choice of cake decorating project, we have used a stencil technique with Cake Crafting’s range of stencils and added extra flower and pearl details. You can choose ribbon to correspond with your fondant colours and use either plain or patterned ribbon.

Click on the link below to download your instructions.

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Posh Plonk

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Go against the norm of packaging your wine bottles in a traditional gift bag and create posh plonk to give as gifts instead! Top hat and bow tie and this bottle of plonk is ready to party… makes receiving a gift far more fun.

You could also use this to decorate wine displayed on the table at a dinner party then decorate your glasses to match like we have. You could even create ‘his n hers’ matching bottles and decorate individual bottles for guests to take home as favours. The possibilities are endless!

Click on the link below to download to get your wine ready to dine!

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Festive Wreath Christmas Cake

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Learn how to apply beautifully detailed stencilling to your Christmas cakes using Cake Crafting’s large festive stencils, and then add that perfect finishing touch to your cake projects with a double bow using the Bow Maker.

Full detailed instructions on how to make double bows can also be found on the main Tutorials page that you can apply to any project.

Click on the link below to download, then print off the instructions and get baking!

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Tealight Holder

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Struggling to find accessories to match your home decor? Why not use your choice of ribbon colour and make these lovely tealight holders to match your living room, dining room or bedroom.

They make a perfect gift for friends and family and can be personalised to your own preference. Why not get creative and see what combinations you can come up with?

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Reindeer Christmas Packaging

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Get some inspiration on how to decorate your Christmas presents beautifully by using the Bow Maker. You can wrap your presents with luxurious double bows and then add bows as a finishing touch to gift tags. We’ve used some stunning on-trend festive ribbon alongside stripy twine – perfect to wrap gifts for all your friends and family.

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Gingham Bow Cake

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This really is such a quick and easy way to decorate a tiered cake – cake decorators of all levels can achieve this look!

With minimal materials required this cake has been solely decorated using fabric ribbon with the Bow Maker, which makes it incredibly cost effective. You can use any ribbon design or colour you like to build up beautiful bows to match your cake tiers.

Click on the link below to download and get started!

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