Judit Reding

Simplifying the Art of Cookie Decorating

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Starting your cookie decorating journey can be overwhelming. From what are the must haves to what recipes to use, let me help you simplify this process.

Find my signature roll out cookie recipes and creative ideas for flavor variations, with the same recipe. Also, tips and tricks on how to prevent spreading.

My royal icing recipe as well as ideas and techniques. Learn how to achieve the desired consistency, whether it's outlining, flooding, or intricate piping.

Sharing different color palettes for cookie decorating. Find classic color schemes, monochromatic combinations, soft pastels, earthy tones, Holiday palettes and so much more.

Ideas and links on cookie packaging. Anything from a Simple cellophane a bag to boxes, tags, bows and backers. Ideas and inspiration on cookie packaging.

If all you need is pictures of decorated cookies, this is for you. A one stop spot to inspire your creativity and get those cookie ideas out of our head.

 I combine my love for cookie decorating with my passion for fashion, makeup and home decor. Find links to gift ideas and trends for a cookiers lifestyle.

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Old Christmas cutters? Check out our fun and creative cookie packaging ideas to make your treats the perfect holiday gift for your clients and loved ones! Merry Christmas!

Dec 1, 2023

Check out our blog post for excellent tips on packing your Christmas minis like a pro and making them look gorgeous. Your precious holiday treasures will be safe and secure throughout the season.

November 28, 2023

Check out our sweet selection of typography choices that will take your cookie decorating game to the next level. Let your creativity run wild with fonts that will make your treats genuinely one-of-a-kind!

November 17, 2023

Get ready to kick off the holiday season in style with Holly Jolly Hues! Our fun and festive color palette is here to add some extra cheer to your celebrations. Enjoy your Christmas baking adventure!

November 9, 2023

When baking cookies, I love to make each one special and unique using different materials. I hope this post has inspired you for your Christmas baking adventures!

November 9, 2023

Christmas is one of my absolute favorite holidays, and I can’t get enough of the fantastic smell of baked goods. I compiled a guide to ensure you enjoy baking without worrying about packaging.

November 8, 2023

If you’re someone who loves reusing their Christmas cutters, I’ve got you covered. Check out this guide on packing up our 2022 Christmas collection! I hope you enjoy combining your past and new cutters!

November 8, 2023

When I used to bake cookies, I would often skip Thanksgiving because it was just too close to Halloween and Christmas. Hopefully, this guide I put together will be super helpful for you & your Thanksgiving cookies!

November 4, 2023

Back-to-school season is filled with mixed emotions as we say goodbye to the summer break. To make this time more cheerful, I always create a fun and colorful palette for the back-to-school season.

Nov 3, 2023

A lot of colors can go with a summer set. This is why creating the perfect color palette for our collection was hard, but here are our charming and perfect colors for summer.

November 2, 2023

I absolutely adore browsing Target for inspiration. I couldn’t resist creating a dazzling color palette for Christmas that would complement all the inspiration I gathered from Target! I hope you love the colors as well!

November 2, 2023

When Miss Cookie Packaging asked me if we could collaborate on her Advent Calendar, I was thrilled and knew I needed to create the perfect color palette to go with it. Happy Holidays!

November 2, 2023

Narrowing down cookie options can be challenging, especially for a holiday like Halloween. If this is something you can relate to, this post is for you. Here’s some inspiration using our Halloween 2023 collection.

October 10, 2023

When taking photos of my decorated cookies, I like to choose props that look good, have practical use, and can be used as home decor. Here’s a list of my top 6 options for props!

October 9, 2023

Deciding what package to use for your cookies might be stressful. If you’re looking for inspiration or are curious, I have created a mini guide for package minis to simplify the process for you.

October 3, 2023

Cookie decorating can be overwhelming. This is why I have curated a list with my top must-have supplies to start or continue your cookie journey. It’s something I wished I had had some years ago.

October 3, 2023

I am thrilled to share my personal signature sugar cookie recipe with you. After 6 years and countless modifications, I have settled on this specific version because my family loves this version.

Jun 30, 2023

Choosing a color palette is one of the things I hate the most. Although it has my imagination flying, sometimes I have trouble narrowing it down. This is my Father’s Day color palette of 2023.

June 28, 2023

One of the things I hate the most is the craters on my cookies. This tips have helped me over the years to prevent craters from forming while decorating my cookies with Royal Icing.

May 31, 2023

One of the questions I get the most is about the recipe for my Royal Icing. I’m so excited to finally share my recipe with you! From a tiny intro to Royal Icing to the step-by-step I take to create my perfect Royal Icing.

May 31, 2023

Do you know who I’m, or do you want to know more about me, my business, and how The Sweet Designs Shoppe stopped being a dream and became a business? Then, welcome to my blog.

May 31, 2023


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“love how you go in depth on how to do things. I would have never touched an airbrush if it wasn't for you showing me.
Also always showing what size you use and saying if you want it smaller go with this size. The boxes Ilove that you share what size cutter goes with the boxes. Most don't do that so you're left guessing if you're not that great with measurements etc. you're very helpful with colors and techniques and so sweet. love all of your context and products. You're my favorite shop.”


“I could sing praises of The Sweet DesignsShoppe all day, every day!
You make the highest quantity cutter I've ever purchased. I have bought cutters from dozens of companies and even thrown away ones that poorly cut dough!
Judit goes above and beyond to help her customers. No other shop takes the time to walk through packaging, color palettes, designs, DECORATING EXAMPLES!
You make it SO EASY. As a mom of an actual 5 year old and 10 month old barely finding time to continue my cookie business, you are there holding my hand and doing the hard parts for me! Being able to do simple or easier designs makes my process go so much quicker, capitalizing the little time I have!
Your designs are always the top sellers for me!
I told you, I could go on and on!”


“You make my cookie life easier hands down! I save so much time because I see what I like to order and then start decorating! I don't have to put sets together on my own or think of how to decorate or what colors, you are so helpful by providing images and tools! I like visual preferences, your site is easy to use and so helpful. When you see my cookie cutter collection, 90% are your cutters. I love that they say what they are so I don't have to try and remember!
Everything you do is amazing. I could go on and on with how helpful you and your products have been! THANK YOU!"


Hi, I'm Judit

Founder and Designer of The Sweet Designs Shoppe

I’m a former architect turned cookie cutter designer, royal icing expert and cookie decorator, with big dreams to create a trendy and curated one stop shop for cookiers.