Colorful Wedding with Sweet DIY Details!

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Colorful wedding with lots of DIY details!
Sweet homemade jam for DIY wedding!

I don't share weddings too often on Pizzazzerie but when a wedding is full of tons of party details, it's a must! Especially this "Anthro-esque" fete full of pops of color and DIY details! Like the paper flower alter? OH my goodness! What a cute backdrop display this would make for all sorts of events (from baby showers to sweet 16 parties). The bride's bouquet matches perfectly and the … { Continue Reading }

{DIY} How to Make your own Tassel Garland!

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 … { Continue Reading }

{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 … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

{Tutorial} How to Make a Peppermint Serving Tray!

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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 … { Continue Reading }

{Holiday} Duct Tape goes Designer!

These gingerbread houses are made with DUCT TAPE!
Designing And Crafting with Duct Tape!
Duct Tape Goes Designer

You all know my love for washi tape so it's no surprise I've now fallen in love with crafting of a different sort - duct tape! Oh yes, what you used to use for holding industrial type things together has now gone DESIGNER. We're talking adorable crafts, holiday DIYs, + more. Thanks to Platypus Designer Duct Tape®, you can win 8 rolls of your choice to get crafting so be sure to enter … { Continue Reading }

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 … { Continue Reading }

Tutorial: How to make Ruffled Crepe Paper Streamers!

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tutorial how to make ruffled crepe paper streamers

  I've never been big on crafting with the sewing machine, but this DIY has me ready to work on my sewing! It's so simple and the ruffled crepe paper can be used for so many party elements from streamers and gift packaging to bottle wraps or cake stand liners! You simply overlap the crepe paper + sew away (longest stitch + strongest tension settings, do a forward and backward stitch in … { Continue Reading }

Sweet! Magazine + How to Achieve a Perfectly Smooth Cake!

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Sweet! Magazine Cover on Pizzazzerie

You know I love all things new in the cake world! I just finished shooting my next book - Frostings - it will release Spring 2013! I can't wait. Speaking of frosting and cake, I was tickled to receive an email about the new Sweet! Cakes, Bakes, & Pretty Makes magazine! It hit newsstands 3 days ago (September 20, 2012) and is available in the US, UK, and online for the iPad! You can also buy it … { Continue Reading }