Mehndi Inspired Tea Cookies

For those of you who are not familiar with Mehndi Designs you can read about them more here , and  to see what Henna looks like before it’s used as a dye check out this site
Actually I only used henna to color my hair, it was a bit messy having the green stuff in my hair overnight but the result was fantastic. I think I could have seen my own reflection in my hair, it was so shiny after henna application. I loved it.
I wanted to try my hand in creating  special tea cookies using Mehndi designs, few nights ago I did several sketches and last night I pipped my way into the …
~ Aqua Mehndi Inspired Cookies ~


I wanted to try the same color of the icing, but  with 2 different tones of intensity,  I have to say I’m quite happy how they turned out. What do you think? Would you like a cookie like this to go with your afternoon tea?
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  1. Wow!! These are absolutely GORGEOUS!!! I am so in love with this cookie and your piping is perfect!! I will probably coming back to lurk at these cookies…I can't stop looking at them! šŸ™‚

  2. Bea – thank you for stopping by and for your wonderful comment.

    Glory – It's been a while since I did delicate piping, so I better keep practicing ;-), I can loose the touch really fast. I was really please with the colors too.

    June – sweetie thanks for taking the time in your super busy day to stop by and write a comment.I can't thank you enough for your constant encouragements. Love the "piping vocabulary", how clever. soso

    Faithy – you are too hard on yourself. I remember your last cookies and they were beyond fabulous and you only started decorating cookies recently! You are so talented. My problem is that I always seem to find an excuse to whip up some cookies šŸ˜‰

    Anonymous – thank you for your kind words.

  3. Sorry..i have to drop by again for a second look. šŸ™‚ I really love these designs you have created and the blue on blue color! And your flooding is perfect too! Not one bit of air bubble!

    I too have been wanting to try Mehndi designs on cookies..i've always been intrigue by the designs when my indian friends have them all drawn on their hands/palm before wedding and celebrations.

    However, I have to practice a lot more piping before i can reach your level of delicate piping! But the problem with me is i am so lazy to practice..LOL!

    Awesome cookies!! šŸ˜€ Hope to see more creations coming!

  4. WOW..these are GORGEOUS!! Your piping is soo professional and so delicate! and everything is so flawless and so neat too!

  5. Oh my Haniiii ~ !! I LOVE these, what an inspired idea to expand your piping vocabulary with Mendhi designs – simply exquisite. You amaze me dear friend, you just keep outdoing yourself with every new post. xoxo, j.

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