Tutorial: St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Cookies

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Really, does it get any cuter than this? St. Patrick's Day just got sweeter with these Pot O' Gold Cookies from The Sweet Adventures of Sugar Belle! We are thrilled that we can share the tutorial with you so you can make these cuties to celebrate the LUCKY day too! YOU WILL NEED: - 3-4 inch round cookie cutter - mini flower cutter, mashed into a cloud shape {from craft store like Hobby … { Continue Reading }

{Party Trends} Chalkboard Paint Ideas!

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CHALKBOARD PARTY & WEDDING IDEAS We are HUGE fans of chalkboard craft ideas around here! We've used chalkboard paint in our offices, homes, and of course.... PARTIES! Many of our readers have been chatting it up about their favorite chalkboard finds too, so we thought we'd dedicate a whole post to chalkboard. Drink Tags (LilBDesigns) Menu Board (source) Place Cards (House & Home) … { Continue Reading }

Tutorial: DIY Easter Bunny Cakes on a Stick

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Easter Bunny Cakes on a Stick We're excited for a FUN Easter DIY idea to get you ready for spring (after all, daylight savings is this weekend!) This one, friends, is EASY! We are not talking anything difficult, and it is a perfect and delicious DIY idea to do with the kids. We have all the details + products we used below but make this craft your own. Let your kids (or friends!) hang out and … { Continue Reading }

Tutorial: How to Make a Pomander Flower Ball

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Pomanders, or "Flower Kissing Balls" are gorgeous floral decorations at parties and weddings. It's name is from the French pomme d'ambre or apple of amber - a ball of perfume. They were carried to protect against infections and diseases by modifying bad smells. Interesting huh? Well, today they're used as a beautiful, hand-made decoration! My sweet friend Paula of Frog Prince Paperie (who I … { Continue Reading }

Winter White Picnic {Key to My Heart} + Vintage Tray Tutorial

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Key to My Heart: Winter White Picnic I was part of a fabulous design challenge over on A Subtle Revelry (formerly City Cradle). There were 4 participants. I chose a winter white picnic + key to my heart theme to match the design challenge theme of "so fresh+ so clean". Nashville has had LOTS of snow so I have been used to the "winter white" look around here. If you love this design, I'd love … { Continue Reading }

St. Valentine’s Day Dinner Party & DIY Sugar Heart Boxes

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St. Valentine's Day Dinner Party Did you know that the oldest paper valentine believed to exist is in the British Museum?  It was written in 1415. St. Valentine's Day is a perfect time to have a dinner party where you might even ask your guests to come dressed as a famous lover!  Make heart-shaped sugar containers and fill with chocolate candy as favors.  These charming containers are … { Continue Reading }

DIY Video: Ribbon Wrapped Valentine’s Vase

Wrapped in Love from Ashley Brooke Designs on Vimeo. Wrapped in Love: DIY Ribbon Vase We are so excited to have Ashley of Ashley Brooke Designs here to share a how-to VIDEO with you! Yep, she made this fabulous video so turn on the speakers and get watching! You'll be whipping out the ribbon as soon as you this cute craft. Ashley said, "Valentine's Day is a favorite holiday here at … { Continue Reading }

DIY: How to Make Lace Rosettes

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DIY: Lace Rosettes Hello fabulous readers of Pizzazzerie!  Kristi here from Luna and Chloe Weddings.  Last week I did a post on my blog where I used black lace for a variety of projects.  One of those projects were these black lace rosettes... Well my lovely friend Courtney stopped by my blog and left a super sweet comment, but also asked for a tutorial on how to make them.  So I decided … { Continue Reading }

Rose Cake Pops Tutorial

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Rose Cake Pops Tutorial Cake pops are delightful little bites of sweet cake coated with chocolate. Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and we have lots of tutorials and DIY ideas for you. We especially love rosettes so we had to share this "Rose Cake Pop" tutorial with you! If you try your hand at these cuties, be sure to send us a picture! Thanks to Audrey Novak of Sweet Cheeks … { Continue Reading }

Pretty Party Decoration: Garlands

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Pretty Party Decorations: Garlands Garlands aren't a new trend by any means, but with the rush of DIY ideas across the blogosphere, wedding and party enthusiasts are finding more and more ideas for creating these darling decorations! From paper flower garlands to metallic confetti dots strung across pretty strings, garlands add height and drama to your party or wedding! String them across the … { Continue Reading }