Haniela's: ~Gladiola Cookies~

~Gladiola Cookies~

Friday, February 11, 2011

I made these to brighten someone's day.
As you see I decided to go with yellow colors, I used 4 shades of yellow to create the look.
Decision to use yellow was based on how yellow makes me feel, it reminds me of sunshine and you need a little bit of sunshine, especially when it's raining in your world.


For the cookie, I used the Sugar Cookie Recipe, and I added 1 tbl of fresh orange zest.
Piped design was done using Royal Icing.
 I also used a small brush to apply  some nectarine petal dust  and yellow luster dust  to enhance flowers.

 For the packaging I used plain purple scrapbooking paper that I cut up into rectangles(first measure how wide your plastic bag is and then measure and cut, mine were about 4 1/8inch wide and 3inches long), folded in half and using decorative scissors I created a wavy edge. I handwritten "Peace and  Love" 
For detailed tutorial you can visit my friend Glory at Glorious Treats, she posted a wonderful tutorial how to package cookies in a similar way, it can be found here.

Gladiolus symbolizes strength of character, faithfulness and honor. The Gladiolus flower signifies remembrance.


  1. Beautiful, Hani! They brightened MY day, thanks!!

  2. very pretty, LOVE the wrapping. Great work with the Gladiolas.

  3. Stumbled across your blog a couple of weeks ago. You are so talented. I absolutely love the work you do. Thank you for sharing it with all of us.

  4. Wow. Those are just beautiful!

  5. These would brighten anyone's day! Gorgeous works of art!

  6. What a beautiful and thoughtful gift. The gladiolas are wonderful and your pretty packaging brings everything together wonderfully.

  7. These are so beautiful! And the packaging is perfect too! Thanks for linking to me =)

  8. Beautiful cookies. You are very patient to use 4 different shades of yellow, they'd definitely brighten anyone's day!

  9. Beautiful job Hani and they would definitely brighten your friend's day. That was very thoughtful of you. They are beautiful! Cristin http://cristinscookies.blogspot.com/