Can't remember if I've already pinned this, but it's the BEST tutorial on icing consistency...and doing everything with one consistency. Saves a TON of time! Icing Tips, Ice Recipes, Ice 10, Cakes Decor, Ice Tutorials, Ice Consistency And, Cookies Tutorials, Cookies Ice, Royals Ice
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video tutorial - how to find the right consistency for royal icing, depending on what you're doing with it (outlining or flooding)...also shows how to make a royal icing decoration on a transparency sheet and then transfer it to a cake instead of decorating right on a cookie.
royal icing tips and tricks from SugarBelle: mixing in a measuring cup, thinning with a spray bottle, how to recognize piping consistency, how to cleanly re-use disposable pastry bags, keeping piping tips clean, removing air bubbles before putting icing in piping bags
Icing Consistency -- It MATTERS... Once you get your icing as thick or as thin as YOU LIKE IT, you will LOVE decorating cookies. Its going to change your world. It is always worth the time to get the icing right before you begin!
Decorated Christmas Cookies--how to make Royal Icing and techniques for decorating sugar cookies. Links to recipes included.