kbselig Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:20am
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I ran across a link for this woman's website on kitchen collectables and I had to share, her cookies are simply amazing. I would love to know how long she spends on each cookie and what the price is![url]
"Nancy's Fancy Cookies and Cakes"

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nefgaby Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:27am
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Do you have a link? I tried typing Nancy´s Fancy cookies and cakes and no luck, would love to see the cookies. Thanks

Cookie4 Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:33am
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I used to shop at Nancy's Fancy's in Santa Rosa, California years ago and so did my Mother. It was a great shop loaded with everything needed for cake decorating and sugar art.

I did a Google search and came up with this link.

http://www.nancysfancycookies.com/

Hope this helps.

cookiecreations Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:36am
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Her cookies are AMAZING!!!! WOW!! The detail work is unbelievable!

susanscakebabies Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:41am
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Wow. some detail. Thanks for sharing. Bet they are not cheap!!

kbselig Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:45am
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I tried to leave a link without luck icon_cry.gif . Can someone tell me how for next time? Thanks

susanscakebabies Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:50am
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maybe just try cut and paste. I didnt' have trouble but maybe that will work for your computer.

sweetness_221 Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 6:03am
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Those are awsome. She definately has a lot of talent!

heidinamba Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 6:38am
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I have never seen that website and I thought I had seen them all! Her cookies are like nothing else I've ever seen. Very original. She takes just plain circle or square cookie cutters and creates little works of art on them. Gosh she's good. I will have to use her for inspiration. I've always thought of myself as creative but when it comes to cookies - sometime I draw a big fat blank!

ValMommytoDanny Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 7:20am

Awesome site! icon_smile.gif

tyty Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 7:39am

Great website!

tayesmama Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 9:15am

Such inspirational work! Thanks for sharing!

1234me Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 12:59pm

don't you see work like that and then feel like your cookies look so unprofessional? icon_smile.gif AMAZING!

ps3884 Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 1:09pm

Just when I thought I was getting better!! icon_sad.gificon_wink.gif Thanks for sharing the link. She does amazing work!

carrielynnfields Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 1:19pm

Wow she is so amazing! I wish she were near by to teach me! That is just too Darn GOOD!!!!

mjjandz Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 1:44pm

WOW.

Destini Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 1:49pm

WOW!!!!! icon_eek.gif

missyv110 Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 1:53pm

thanks SO much for this link, I think her cookies are like pages out of a book, they're just incredible. I'd by her drawings on cards, cookies, anything. They're amazing & creative. Wow!!

lapazlady Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 2:02pm

Those cookies are really impressive. I'm not a cookie person, but had I not gotten into cakes, those cookies might have jumped started me into cookies instead of cakes. Wow! Thank you for sharing the web site.

sophie20033 Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 2:11pm

Thanks so much for sharing! The cookies are outta this world! absolutely gorgeous...much too pretty to bite into. but i must say, are many people willing to pay so much for a cookie? or is it in the big cities?

MikeRowesHunny Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 2:23pm

It says in the press articles that the bakery she used to work for sold her cookies for $1.95-$9.95 each. I don't know if she charges more now she's independent, but I have to agree that all those cookies are just outstanding & beautiful!

adven68 Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 2:29pm

Very beautiful designs....her cakes are also outstanding!

yankeegal Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 4:49pm

Her cookies and cakes are amazing!!!! Thanks so much for the link.

nadsquad Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 4:59pm

Beautiful!

Tscookies Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:06pm

Truly amazing - my eyes popped out of my head when I saw her business card cookie!! Not only are her designs totally unique and well executed, but I can't believe how many tiny royal icing details she does and how realistic they look!!

I read the article about her also and I couldn't believe she only charges 1.95 - 9.95 (esp. on the East Coast). My first instincts told me they'd be more like $20 plus a design charge. I guess she's a natural at it - the article said she was an illustrator for 20 years. I am definitely envious - wish I could draw like that. Thank you for sharing the link!!

NancysFancy Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:40pm

Thanks everyone! Those of you who work alone know how great it is to get feedback, and I appreciate all the support in this talented group.

For the record, my pricing is different -- higher -- than mentioned in the Washington Post article, which is a bit old now and was written when I worked at a bakery, not for myself.

Nancy's Fancy Cookies and Cakes

cookiecreations Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:47pm

You do AMAZING work! Can I ask how long it takes you do decorate one cookie? The details work is just incredible!

flavacakes Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 5:59pm

Holy cow!!!!!! Those cookies are absolutely amazing!!!!! I wish I could be half as good as you are!!

kneadacookie Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 6:28pm

all i can say is OMG.your work is just beautiful. your cookie's are so creative! i love the whimsy. you take it to a new level...art. do you use edible markers for some of the details?

kbselig Posted 28 Jan 2007 , 6:33pm

They are amazing! How long does it take you to do a cookie? Do you have any help?

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