Use knife to cut 11 each large and small sunray cookies and 1 sunglasses cookie using knife. Bake and cool.
Position soccer ball cake in center of foil-covered board. Trace mouth pattern with toothpick. Outline and pipe in with tip 4 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Build up nose and cheeks with tip 1A ball; cover cake with tip 18 stars.
Decorate sunglasses cookie. Outline and pipe in lenses with tip 4 (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch). Outline sunglasses frames with tip 12.
Position on cake. Outline sunrays with tip 6; sprinkle outlines with orange sugar. Position sunray cookies around cake.
Combine Leaf Green with Lemon Yellow for green shade shown. Tint cookie dough yellow. Roll out dough and trace sunray and sunglasses patterns.
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.