DIY Piñata Party Invitation!

How to make a DIY Pinata Invitation!
How to make a DIY Pinata Invitation!
How to make a DIY Pinata Invitation!

This festive idea is from another one of our new contributors - Sara of Confetti Sunshine! Look for her posts on Pizzazzerie + check her out at on CS! Everyone loves a pinata! Drum up the excitement for your next party by making these fabulous DIY pinata invitations. You can easily match any party decoration or theme just by changing the tissue paper color. Your guests will be impressed and … { 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 }

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 }

How to Make Your Own Candy Bars!

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How to Make Your OWN CANDY BARS!
How to Make Your Own Candy Bars!

You might remember me writing about my trip this fall to the Hershey's HQ where my favorite activity was making my own candy bar. It was so fun to create it myself! SO, I decided I wanted to recreate the fun with a way for everyone to make their own candy bars at home. The best part? The sky is totally the limit with these sweet treats. Ready? Let's get started! p.s. enter below to win a super … { read more }

{Tutorial} How to Make a Peppermint Serving Tray!

PEPPERMINT DIY TRAYS, COASTERS, PLATES, TRAYS
DIY Peppermint Trays! Make + serve at your Christmas Party!

The sweet gals of Tutto Bella are stopping in today to share a Peppermint Wonderland party + DIY Peppermint Serving Tray! "We created a shimmery wonderland around one of our favorite DIY holiday projects, the peppermint serving tray. We love the softness and beauty of white and ivory candlelight, the shiny effect of mercury glass, silver and gold and a pop of holiday red." The gals are going to … { read more }

DIY Monogram Ornaments & Silhouette Black Friday Deals!

Silhouette Black Friday
DIY Glittered Monogram Ornaments made with the Silhouette Portrait
Glittered Monogrammed Christmas Ornament

Are you all still stuffed from turkey? I enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. I also did a little crafting for my Christmas tree. I used my Silhouette Portrait to make these adorable and GLITTERY monogrammed ornaments! They took me maybe 5 minutes total. How fabulous would these be as gifts for friends, gift exchanges, neighbors, newlyweds, etc. Love it. If you entered to … { read more }

Silhouette Portrait {BIRTHDAY} Giveaway!

Fun Projects + DIY ideas made with the Silhouette Machine!
SILHOUETTE portrait giveaway

Guess what? It's my birthday! Yay! I'm so excited to celebrate by giving one of you a SILHOUETTE PORTRAIT! The Silhouette Portrait is smaller and lighter than the than Cameo. It may be smaller, but it is packed with awesome features. My favorite is the optical alignment - it perfectly cuts images from your computer (like printables!). It cuts all your fonts from your computer (PC and Mac) too! … { read more }

9 Fall Craft Ideas For Kids!

Cute Fall Kids Craft Ideas

Looking for some cute craft ideas for the kids? Whether you're throwing a whole "harvest craft party" or just looking for a Saturday afternoon activity, these fall craft ideas are perfect for celebrating the autumn season! These cute craft ideas will be fun for the whole family. If you make any of these, we'd love to see! Send us your pics. 1. PINECONE CREATURES | DIY HERE | How cute are … { read more }

Candy Making For Kids: SAMPLE RECIPE!

Halloween Candy Making For Kids by Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie

With Halloween on the horizon, I thought it would be fun to share a sample recipe from my latest book CANDY MAKING FOR KIDS! It's really fun to eat candy, right? But try making the candy, spending time in the kitchen with your kids, and truly making a memory out of the "sweet" treats! That's why I love this book! It encourages kids to stretch their imagination in the kitchen with candy (but not … { read more }

{Recipes} BALLPARK Cupcakes!

baseball themed cupcakes recipe
cotton candy decorated cupcake
candy bar compost cupcakes

Ya'll are in for a TREAT today! We have Tessa of The Frosted Cake Shop swinging in to share some Ballpark-themed cupcakes sure to please the crowds! From Cracker Jacks to Beer + Nuts, you'll have all the recipes you need for baseball park inspired cupcakes! The recipes are listed with cake + frosting ingredients, and they are to be made in the typical "cupcake" fashion (however, let us know if you … { read more }