Bagel Witches!

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Big Congratulations to Ruth Hill for winning the Dough-A-Deer Giveaway! You will receive an email soon! We have a super fun Halloween giveaway coming on Thursday so check back to enter! Let's have lunch today! Head over to the Seasonal Celebrations Community and meet Courtney for lunch at 12pm EST (11pm CST) for a chat about Halloween Parties & Decorations! Just look for my Live Chat … { read more }

Pink-O-Ween Party: Benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation

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Pink-O-Ween: Benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I wanted to share Team Pinkoween with you not only because my father's mother is a survivor but also for the thousands of women affected daily by breast cancer. I was excited to design a pink, "glammed out" Halloween this year and thrilled to team up with Anders Ruff Custom Designs … { read more }

Silhouette Art by Vana Chupp

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Silhouette Art Vana Chupp of Le Papier Studio is an inspiration of mine. Professionally trained as an architect, she launched Le Papier Studio in 2008 after falling in love with the sweet art of silhouette after the birth of her son, Nikolas. Vana is also on our Paperie Guide where I have had the honor of getting to know her and her amazing designs. Vana's book, Silhouette Art, published by … { read more }

Witches Dinner Party

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Witches Dinner Party Photography by Kristen Steele Photography Inspired by these cute witches wine labels from PaperStyle, I designed a Witches Dinner Party shoot to inspire you for the upcoming Halloween season! I love that this label also comes in invitations so you can send them out to your favorite girlfriends. They can park their brooms at the door, and enjoy a night of spooky sips and … { read more }

Cupcake Skewer Contest: WINNER

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Cupcake Skewer Contest Winner Congratulations, Audrey. Thank you to absolutely everyone who emailed in their entries - and there were dozens of you. Even those who showed us your cupcake skewers after the deadline just because you wanted to break out the baking pans. And those of you who entered who had never even baked before this contest! We hope you had fun - and aren't they yummy?! The only … { read more }

Halloween Mini-Cupcake Bouquet

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Halloween Mini-Cupcake Bouquet Who said bouquets had to be made out of flowers? I much prefer this fun edible version made from mini-cupcakes and created especially for Halloween!  This adorable (and delicious!) bouquet is super-easy to make and will work as your dessert and your centerpiece...here's what you do: Step 1- Bake Your Cupcakes Line your baking tin with some fun cupcake … { read more }

How To Make Cupcake Skewers

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How To Make Cupcake Skewers Many of you enjoyed the cupcake skewer inspiration post and asked for a How-To so here you go! I chose red velvet this time just for kicks but make whatever cake you prefer. I have tried this with pound cake, homemade recipes, and box mix. Light and fluffy cakes work for me but others find denser cakes are better. Try whatever you like and enjoy! The possibilities … { read more }

Watermelon Party Table

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Summer is here so get outside and enjoy watermelon season! Recycle old baskets into unique decorations or centerpieces for your table. This easy-to-make basket is perfect for a fun centerpiece! Already have a centerpiece? Fill this basket with favors and have it by the door as your guests depart! Fabric Basket Centerpiece Here's What You Need: * 1 yard of fabric * Straw basket (7 to 9 … { read more }

Happy Birthday Luncheon Table: Mini Cake Favors

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Happy Birthday Luncheon Table I love Birthdays -- I tend to go all out. My office knows me as the birthday queen. I love reasons to celebrate!  These adorable mini birthday cake favors are so fun to make.  You can make them any color and fill with all types of candies! You might have seen our post on Mini Wedding Cake Favors -- same idea! Miniature Birthday Cake Favors Here's What You Need: … { read more }

Backyard Cookout with Bottle Aprons!

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Enjoy a backyard cookout this spring! No matter what the occasion, add a little fun to your table with these bottle aprons! Pick out a fabric that matches your theme! Another idea? Give each guest a different color and you won't mix up drinks! These are super cute monogrammed too! Bottle Aprons Here's What You Need: * 1/3 yard of fabric = 10 to 12 aprons * Bias tape, double fold = one package … { read more }