Pull out your favorite cookie cutters. Trace the shapes onto cardboard or thick cardstock. Cut out the cookie shapes. To make the cookies look like sugar cookies, apply a thin layer of glue -- a glue stick works great for this -- over the entire top of the cookie. Sprinkle with real sugar. Add a dash of cinnamon if you want your cookie to look like a snickerdoodle. Next, use craft supplies like glue, glitter and puff paint to decorate the cookies.
Lay two pieces of donut-colored felt (oatmeal for a cake donut, brown for chocolate and so on) on top of each other. Using a round object like the bottom of a peanut butter jar, trace a circle into the felt. Cut out the circle. Inside the center of the circle, draw another, smaller circle either freehand or by tracing a smaller jar. Don’t cut this circle out yet. Instead, sew around the line you drew -- then cut out the felt on the inside of your sewn line. Next, sew around the outside of the big circle, leaving a small opening to turn it inside-out. Turn the donut through the hole. Fill the donut with stuffing or even pieces of scrap fabric until it’s all the way full, and then slipstitch the opening shut.
Cut a sponge into two cake-shaped wedges. Cut a slice of foam from the center of the sponge -- this is where the "icing" will go. Paint the sponge wedges any color, and allow them to dry. Trace a wedge on cardboard to be the postcard side of the cake. Adhere the cardboard to the sponge with spray glue, and allow it to dry. Use caulk in a pastry bag to "ice" the cake. Pipe caulking down the cutout you made, and pipe the icing around the top and side as if you’re decorating a cake. Allow it to dry for three to five days. Finally, draw a line down the middle of the cardboard -- which will become the postcard side -- allowing space on the left side for your message and space on the right side for an address and postage.
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