Several weeks ago, the girls were playing with Sculpey clay, and I found myself creating a small thatched cottage reminiscent of the one on a music box my grandmother used to have. The children admired it, but it needed a green background, perhaps a small map of Ireland.
That night, on the internet, we discovered a source for cookie cutters in the shape of Ireland, not to mention a large Celtic Cross. Our Sculpey palette included: Ivory (501), Lt. Blue Pearl (1103), Tan (301), Emerald (323), Black, Yellow, and one other lighter shade of green. (You bakers out there might prefer to make these as cookies with marzipan embellishments!) The photos below show a step-by-step guide to these quick and easy projects: