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In this special section of her blog, Julia collects all of her latest product, class, competition, and other announcements in one place. Bookmark it so you’re always the first to know about exciting developments in Julia-land!

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Spring to It

Hold onto your piping bags, cookiers, because this sale is one of my biggest ever – not just in terms of its duration, but also because of the vastness of what it encompasses! What are you waiting for?! Read on

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Get a Jump on Easter

Why not dash the winter doldrums and spring into Easter a bit early with me? As you might have guessed, I have just the sale to get you hopping headlong into your Easter cookies

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Sixth Watch-Learn-Create Challenge

Vintage-style piped swags, ruffles, and borders are all the rage right now, so I’m thrilled to present this very of-the-moment Cookie Connection decorating challenge this month. I’m even more thrilled to reveal its incredible featured guest – a cookier known and loved the world over

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Ready for It?

My judges and I are certainly ready for the 2024 Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™, and you soon will be too! Here you can see the schedule for this competition season. You might even catch a hint of the theme

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What’s Not to Love?!

I’ve worked hard over the last year to build my new tutorial library, and I’m loving how it’s beginning to take shape. This month’s sale is designed to give you a very sweet taste of it, and to leave you loving it too

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Ooh la la!

What’s nicer than a little love to kick off the New Year? Not much, IMO, which is why I’m spreading those vibes with my first stencil sale of 2024. Hugs, kisses, and stencils to you

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Champagne or Caviar?

Or how about festive noisemakers or sparkly confetti? Personally, I like to celebrate the New Year with something else – and I think you’ll like it too

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Ease into 2024 with Sweetness

Given the all-consuming nature of holiday preparations, it can sometimes be tough to slide into the new year without incident. To make this transition as seamless as possible for you, I’m greasing the skids with extra sweetness

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New 3-D Snow Globe Video Tutorial

Let it snow (globe)! If my recently released 2-D snow globe kit wasn’t enough holiday excitement for you, check out this stepped-up 3-D variation (and video tutorial) that uses many of the same tools

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Sale-sational

The end of November is always the time for amazing pre-Christmas sales, but my product partner Confection Couture Stencils and I have compiled an assortment of sales that is truly off the sensational scale this year. Between now and November 27, I count five of them

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Fifth Watch-Learn-Create Challenge

“Dimension” and “texture” are two of the biggest buzzwords in cookie decorating these days, and Cookie Connection’s latest cookie decorating challenge will help you turn mere buzzwords into delicious reality

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Kitchen Club Release #6

HOLIDAY SNOW GLOBE KIT! Ready to shake things up this Christmas season with a dimensional snow globe cookie the likes of which no one has seen before?! If so, my latest Kitchen Club kit is just the ticket

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‘Tis the Season (for Tutorials)

Seeking inspiration for upcoming Christmas cookie projects? Well, I’ve got that – and lots of instruction too – in my lineup of holiday video tutorials, now on sale! You’ll find video lessons for many other seasons and occasions as well

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Gobble Up Serious Savings!

Being as we are on the cusp of the holidays, it’s time to amp up your cookie decorating! And to make that process easier on you, I’m offering some serious Thanksgiving stencil savings

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New Graveyard Fence Video Tutorial

When the tools for this fun Halloween project were released a few weeks ago, many of you asked for a how-to video. I took your cues seriously and quickly set to work to make sure you had this tutorial in time for Halloween

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Last Chance!

With my favorite cookie holiday now under a month away, you won’t want to miss my last Halloween stencil sale of 2023. It’s guaranteed to kickstart plenty of spook-tacular cookie designs

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