Repurpose your old cookie cutters into charming candles by melting blocks of crafting wax in a pan on a stovetop, pouring the liquefied wax inside of the cookie cutters, and then adding a wick before the wax hardens.
Use part of the gift for gift wrap by tying on a vintage Christmas cookie cutter with gold ribbon to the gift box. Keep the rest of the gift on theme by giving a cookie recipe book, some fun sprinkles and a rolling pin.
The original kitchen in this home was far too cookie-cutter for Leanne. Her strategy? Change the layout of the space and add natural elements for a "vacation-home" feel. The only thing she kept from the original kitchen was the white color scheme and the concrete flooring.
Use six basic ingredients to make classic Christmas sugar cookies for upcoming holiday parties. Use cookie cutters to create stars, trees and other traditional shapes, and then dress up with frosting and sugar crystals in seasonal hues. Get the recipe.
Make It: Sweeten your seasonal decor by using tree ornaments made from cookie dough. You'll need four cups of flour, one and one-half cups of water, one cup of salt, clear protective food coating and ribbon. First, preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Next, combine the first four ingredients. Knead the mixture into dough and roll out flat. Cut the dough into fun shapes using holiday cookie cutters, then place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. After removing from the oven, and while the cookies are still soft, use a knife to poke a small hole in the top of each. Coat the cookies with a clear protective food coating, thread ribbon through each hole and hang on the tree.