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In advance: Make flowers. On waxed paper-covered board, using red royal icing, pipe 16 tip-129 red drop flowers with a tip 2 white dot center for each. Make extras to allow for breakage and let dry overnight.
Roll out dough. Cut, bake and cool cookies using Comfort-Grip Cutter. Ice cookies smooth in thinned rose royal icing; let dry. Decorate using full-strength royal icing. Print tip 2 names in red. Attach flowers with a dot of royal icing. Pipe tip 349 leaves in green.
Made by adding a simple twist motion, swirl drop flowers have petals with a bit more flair and dimension, leading to open-looking Blossoms.
Make a simple, versatile leaf to add realistic details to flowers. Leaf tips can also be used to make simple flowers, such as sunflowers.
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.