Elf on the Shelf Kit - FREE Download!

Free Elf on the Shelf Printable Kit!

Hey, Pizzazzerie readers!  It's Cara from One Swell Studio  here today to share some cute (and totally free!) Elf on the Shelf printable kit I whipped up to welcome back those little elves on the shelves. If your family has an Elf on the Shelf, they typically arrive at their houses during the beginning of December (some come earlier, some later).  Some elves are sent on behalf of Santa as a way for him to see who's been naughty & who's … { read more }

The cutest peppermint chocolate mini cakes for Christmas parties and holiday celebrations!

Chocolate Peppermint Mini Party Cakes

It's December! Snow, Christmas trees, lights, parties, and of course - holiday desserts! My fave! You know I love a good "mini" dessert (I have a whole Pinterest board devoted to them). This year, I decided Christmas needed chocolate peppermint mini cakes. They literally couldn't be easier to make and served up on fancy dishes, they're the perfect party treat! I'm hosting a few dinner parties this holiday season and I think a little dessert table … { read more }

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Pizzazzerie.com - SO good!

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Now that the holidays are upon us, it's time to celebrate with some new baking recipes! I love red velvet cake and I love chocolate chip cookies so it's really a wonder why I hadn't already combined these two into the perfect little cookie bar! No better time than Christmas season, right? The thing is, these Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars aren't just your typical chocolate chip cookies on top of red velvet cake. The chocolate chips? … { read more }

Christmas DIY crafts made with the Silhouette Cameo! Pizzazzerie.com

7 Favorite Holiday DIYs & Silhouette Sale!

Calling all my crafters! It's the Silhouette Black Friday sale (code = PIZZAZZERIE)! Every year, this is the biggest and best Silhouette sale! So I'm not much for fighting the crowds for Black Friday sales and definitely not on Thanksgiving day itself. Which is fab since this sale is online - woohoo! I'm excited to share 7 of my favorite holiday DIYs made with the Silhouette (above) and you'll find the links to the tutorials below! The … { read more }

DIY Gold Leaf Frame | Pizzazzerie.com

Tutorial: DIY Gold Leaf Frame

Welcome the the gals at Handmade Mood back for a fabulously festive DIY gold leaf frame! Fall weather is illusive in South Texas, where we live and every year we’re lucky to get a handful of leaves from the trees that aren’t Cedar or Live Oak. Big, fabulous, fall colored leaves just aren’t all that common – so I’m always thankful for the few that make their way into my yard. As my two year old, Vivi and I laid in the grass enjoying the … { read more }

DIY personalized Christmas ornaments! So easy and cute as gifts. Write your name, a cute phrase, the year, monogram, etc!

DIY Personalized Ornaments for Christmas!

Time to get your craft on, y'all! Ok, so sometimes I love long step-by-step craft projects and feel really proud after I've finished. But sometimes I like a quick done-in-two-seconds style craft that turns out crazy cute and makes the perfect gift. If you don't think you're "crafty", you can do this! Seriously, it's embarrassing how easy it is. Without further ado, DIY personalized ornaments to add a little fun to your Christmas trees! I loved … { read more }