In advance: Make cookie wings. Roll out dough and cut 2 wings using heart cutter. Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow for green shown. Combine Violet and Rose for violet shown. Trim 1 1/4 in. from pointed end of each heart; bake and cool. Cover cookies with thinned royal icing; let dry.
Pipe tip 3 dots on wings using full-strength royal icing. Paint three lollipop sticks with brush dipped in black icing color; insert in craft block to dry. Make ends for stinger and antennae. On waxed paper pipe tip 12 balls, 1 in. diameter, in royal icing; let dry. Top each ball with tip 3 swirls in royal icing. Attach balls to black lollipop sticks with royal icing; let dry. Position cake on foil-wrapped board, cut to fit. Pipe tip 3 mouth and pipe in eyes (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Ice feet smooth. Cover face and body with tip 16 stars. Insert plain lollipop sticks on cake sides for wing supports; position wings on top. Insert antennae and stinger.
Perfect for classic borders or cloudlike decorations, dots are a versatile technique that can be piped in a range of sizes. The dot technique can be used as a simple border for cakes and cookies, as well as for icing cupcakes or piping meringues.
One of the most popular techniques, stars come in a range of sizes and styles. Experiment with open and closed stars for variation in look. The star technique is timeless and can be used as a classic border or as a stunning fill-in for the top of a dessert.