Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Bunnies and Circles

I'm so stinkin' EXCITED!!!!! This morning I found the best email in my box! I ran around my house clapping my hands and cheering and my husband looked at me like I was going crazy.

You see, I found out that I was 1 of 3 people chosen to be a Guest Design Team Member at the PENCIL LINES. WOOHOOOOOOO!!!! You have no IDEA how HONORED I am! Pencil Lines has one of the BEST Design Teams around. Each week I Ooooh and Aaaaah over what those gals create, and I can't believe that they'll be using MY SKETCH in April! HECK YA! Can't wait to see all the amazing things they do with it. :) :) :) Thanks for letting me share!


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Our local TV station had this recipe on one of their shows yesterday. It's so flippin' cute! I NEED to make this for my family for Easter. It's Bunny Bread! They used it to hold veggie dip, but I think it would be cute by itself too! Just thought I would pass it along!
Veggie Rabbit
Ingredients:
2 Loaves Rhodes™ Bread Dough, thawed but still cold
2 sliced almonds
2 large raisins
1 egg, beaten

Method:
Cut one loaf of bread into 1/4 and 3/4 portions. Shape 3/4 portion into egg shape for body and place on a large sprayed baking sheet. Shape 1/4 portion into pear shape and place above body for head. Clip side whiskers with scissors. Cut second loaf in half. Cut one half in half again for ears and roll into two 16-inch ropes. Fold together and place on top of head.
With remaining half of loaf, divide dough in half. Take one half and cut into two pieces. Shape into 2 large thumper feet and place under bunny. Clip toes. Divide last piece of dough into 1/3 and 2/3 portions. Divide 2/3 portion into two hands and place on side of body and clip fingers. Divide remaining 1/3 dough into two large balls and one small ball. Place two large balls on face for cheeks and one small ball for nose.
Place 2 raisins on face for eyes and 2 almonds for teeth. Brush everything with beaten egg, even the teeth. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap. Let rise 15-30 minutes. Remove wrap and bake at 350°F 30 minutes or until browned. Let cool. Hollow out tummy and fill with your favorite dip.

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Card Challenge 2 is up at Colorstory Challenge. And here is the card I made following Kim's awesome tutorial. The center is a clear transparency. I just love the way the patterned paper on the inside of the card peeks through. Come on over and create a card with us! I can't wait to see your spin on this challenge!

12 comments:

Danielle said...
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Danielle said...

YAY Jana!!!!!!!!! Big congrats!! That is so, so cool!

Just Jen said...

congrats on your guest design spot! I can't wait to see what you do. I am a big fan of your work!

Trish said...

I am SO STINKING HAPPY FOR YOU!!! Couldn't happen to a nicer gal, and I can't wait to see what you put out there my friend! Huge congrats to you!!!

ALLY said...

Congrats Jana! That's awesome about Pencil lines! Beautiful card!

noelmignon said...

I was just over at pencil lines and saw your name so I ran over here to leave a BIG CONGRATS!!

You so deserve it!

:) Noel

Deanna said...

I always love your cards Jana! ;) And WTG on the sketch! Can't wait to see it and give it a try! So excited for you!!!!

Greta said...

so cool jana....i am so excited for you!!!!

Jennie said...

Whoo hoo, Jana!! I just saw the news! I am so excited for you and can't wait until April to see your sketch!!
Congratulations, sweetie!!

Jenn said...

Oh , and also congrats on the Pencil Lines guest spot ! I looked on there, tell them they called you JANE on accident !
Hugs again !
Jenn :)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting the veggie rabbit recipe and instructions... as soon as i checked in on your blog i printed it and MADE IT!! can't wait to share it with my family tomorrow.

chantel

Jenn aka boysmama said...

hey I just saw the news on Pencil LInes (figured it was YOU!!). Congrats girl..that is AWESOME!!

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