{Giveaway} Brys + Edgewood Cake-Making Kits!

Glamour Cupcakes from Brys + Edgewood!
Making of Brys + Edgewood Cupcakes!
Gorgeous Cakes you can make at home!

Ok, y'all - you know at this point that I like making cakes and cupcakes, right? Right. So when my sweet friends at Daily Grommet asked if I wanted to try out some of the Brys + Edgewood cake making kits, I thought "sure of course!". I knew I'd like them. Did I? No... I flipping LOVE THEM. As in, everyone is getting a kit for their birthday, everyone is getting a kit for Christmas, and anyone … { read more }

Featured on TARGET! Dr. Seuss Truffula Tree Cupcakes!

Target Dr. Seuss Cupcakes
Dr. Seuss Cupcakes

In honor Dr. Seuss' 109th birthday tomorrow (March 2nd), Target asked me to create a step-by-step for making these Truffula Tree Cupcakes! They're super easy and oh so cute, so hop over to read the full details over on Target! Here are some other Dr. Seuss Inspired Party Ideas for you: Dr. Seuss BABY SHOWER! Dr. Seuss Birthday Party on a Budget!  Dr. Seuss It's Fun to be ONE … { read more }

Easter Bunny Push-Up Pops for Michael’s!

Easter Bunny Push-Up Pops by Courtney Whitmore for Michaels

My latest project for Michael's is up on their site! It's a recipe + DIY for Easter Bunny Push-Up Pops! Head to the Michael's Website to see the full instructions! … { read more }

DIY Cute Easter Birds’ Nest Treats!

How to make Easter Egg Nests!
How to make cute Easter Egg nests with mini chocolate eggs!
Cute book for the kids with holiday candy recipes by Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie

These little guys are seriously addictive. I remember being on set for my Candy Making For Kids Book and having to quickly find a place for these yummies to disappear or I would have eaten them all! Yep, these recipe is one from my Candy Making For Kids Book book but I wanted to share it with you because it's so fitting for Easter! I made my own little eggs for the book too (recipe in book) but … { read more }

Heart-Shaped Raspberry S’more Macarons!

How to Make Raspberry S'more Filled Heart Macarons
Raspberry S'more Macarons - Full instructions for making these for Valentine's Day!

Macarons are my new favorite little treat. I am not 100% confident in my macaron baking ability (yet!) which is why I'm so excited to share this tutorial for Raspberry S'more Macarons from Tessa Lindow Huff! Tessa was a part of the team for my book Frostings which releases this summer! She is SUPER sweet and talented, and I just adore having her share her sweet ideas here on Pizzazzerie. I just … { read more }

{Super Bowl} Who will you “ROOT” for?!

Who will you ROOT for? Root Beer!
ROOT Beer treats for the Super Bowl! Who will you "ROOT" for?!
SUPER BOWL: Who will YOU "Root" For?! SO CUTE!

My husband *loves* root beer. Like, a lot. So I was unloading root beer into the refrigerator one day when I thought "that would be a cute football drink"! Who will you "ROOT" for?! Hehe. So, the idea took shape, and I love it! I just made a simple little sign and printed it. I love galvanized buckets for drinks because (a) well, they don't leak which is nice and (b) I have a billion of them … { read more }

Do you like to decorate cakes?! {Giveaway}

Elisa Strauss decorating handbag cakes!
Confetti Cakes for Kids!
How to make a Handbag Cake!

Back in Fall 2008, I was browsing a Barnes & Noble in Dallas, Texas and picked up The Confetti Cakes Cookbook by Elisa Strauss. Cute, I thought! I remember flipping through the pages on my plane back to Nashville and getting so excited to experiment with this sweet art. Little did I know that a few years later Elisa would be providing me a sweet endorsement for my Frostings book (summer 2013)! … { read more }

{DIY} How to Make your own Tassel Garland!

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How to make a Tissue Paper Tassel Garland!
How to Make Tissue Paper Tassel Garlands! Tutorial!

Images: (top) Confetti System | (bottom) The Flair Exchange I just LOVE these Tassel Garlands I have been seeing pop up at parties and weddings. I even have one decorating my office. If you are looking for a cute DIY project to add some fun to your parties, shower, wedding, or office, then you must try these cute tassel garlands. You can also add in mylar for some shine! Super huge thanks to Miss … { read more }

{DIY} How to Make Gold Confetti Champagne Glasses!

How to Make Confetti Champagne Glasses!
DIY Confetti Champagne Flutes, Kate Spade Inspired!
Tutorial: DIY How to make Gold Confetti Champagne Flutes!

New Year's Eve is almost here! I love celebrating with confetti, gold, and of course - champagne! This year, I decided to come up with a way to make confetti flutes! Then it hit me, my adhesive vinyl from Silhouette! Then, the idea was born. It took me 5 minutes and I just love my champagne flutes - they remind me of Kate Spade, don't ya think? These are just the cutest flutes for ringing in the … { read more }

Tutorial: How to Make a Peppermint Cupcake Stand!

How to make a Peppermint Cupcake Stand!
Candy Canes for Peppermint Cupcake Stand
Tutorial for Peppermint Cupcake Stand!

After seeing these cute peppermint trays we featured by Tutto Bella, I wanted to find a way to make it a stand (I have a big obsession with anything on a stand and collect cake stands). Candy canes make the perfect holder! You can make these cute peppermint cupcake stands with just a few simple items! Set them on dessert tables or serve your holiday dessert on its own unique little cupcake … { read more }