{DIY Video} Entertaining Derby Style

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We are gearing up for horse-racing season - one filled with big hats, sun dresses, mint juleps, and of course - lots of entertaining! Ashley Brook Designs has created an exclusive DIY video for all of our readers just for the Derby occasion! I have been so excited about this since she shared her idea with me. Using just a few items, you can create a fabulous striped serving tray for your Derby … { read more }

{DIY} Lavender Easter Brunch

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Lavender Easter Brunch Lavender is such a soft pastel color and wonderfully Easter!  This Easter table is all shades of lavender and so fantasticallly elegant! The centerpiece was made using rye grass and lavender cupcakes.  Just take small purple tulips, wrap a little aluminum foil on the bottom of the stem and push into the cupcakes. Simple + elegant! We tapped the talents of one of our … { read more }

Top 6 Spring Cocktail Recipes

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Spring is HERE! Time for backyard dinner parties, barbecues, and outdoor cocktails. We've rounded up 5 fresh + delicious Spring Cocktails perfect for your get-together. Try them out and let us know which one is your favorite! 1. Tropical Blue Margarita 1 1/2 oz  Tequila 1 o zBlue Curacao liqueur 1 oz lime juice coarse salt Rub rim of cocktail glass with lime juice. Dip rim in coarse salt. … { read more }

Tutorial: DIY Flower Easter Eggs

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Easter is right around the corner so it's time to start sharing some creative and crafty ideas for the season! First up is this "DIY EASTER EGG" idea inspired by one of our most popular posts, a feature of Frog Prince Paperie's DIY Pomander Flower Ball made the same way! Paula of Frog Prince Paperie is a crafty one for sure! I was so inspired by the pomander flower ball that I tried it on Easter … { read more }

{Party Trends} Chalkboard Paint Ideas!

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CHALKBOARD PARTY & WEDDING IDEAS We are HUGE fans of chalkboard craft ideas around here! We've used chalkboard paint in our offices, homes, and of course.... PARTIES! Many of our readers have been chatting it up about their favorite chalkboard finds too, so we thought we'd dedicate a whole post to chalkboard. Drink Tags (LilBDesigns) Menu Board (source) Place Cards (House & Home) … { read more }

Tutorial: DIY Easter Bunny Cakes on a Stick

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Easter Bunny Cakes on a Stick We're excited for a FUN Easter DIY idea to get you ready for spring (after all, daylight savings is this weekend!) This one, friends, is EASY! We are not talking anything difficult, and it is a perfect and delicious DIY idea to do with the kids. We have all the details + products we used below but make this craft your own. Let your kids (or friends!) hang out and … { read more }

Tutorial: How to Make a Pomander Flower Ball

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Pomanders, or "Flower Kissing Balls" are gorgeous floral decorations at parties and weddings. It's name is from the French pomme d'ambre or apple of amber - a ball of perfume. They were carried to protect against infections and diseases by modifying bad smells. Interesting huh? Well, today they're used as a beautiful, hand-made decoration! My sweet friend Paula of Frog Prince Paperie (who I … { read more }

DIY: How to Make Lace Rosettes

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DIY: Lace Rosettes Hello fabulous readers of Pizzazzerie!  Kristi here from Luna and Chloe Weddings.  Last week I did a post on my blog where I used black lace for a variety of projects.  One of those projects were these black lace rosettes... Well my lovely friend Courtney stopped by my blog and left a super sweet comment, but also asked for a tutorial on how to make them.  So I decided … { read more }

Rose Cake Pops Tutorial

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Rose Cake Pops Tutorial Cake pops are delightful little bites of sweet cake coated with chocolate. Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and we have lots of tutorials and DIY ideas for you. We especially love rosettes so we had to share this "Rose Cake Pop" tutorial with you! If you try your hand at these cuties, be sure to send us a picture! Thanks to Audrey Novak of Sweet Cheeks … { read more }

Pretty Party Decoration: Garlands

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Pretty Party Decorations: Garlands Garlands aren't a new trend by any means, but with the rush of DIY ideas across the blogosphere, wedding and party enthusiasts are finding more and more ideas for creating these darling decorations! From paper flower garlands to metallic confetti dots strung across pretty strings, garlands add height and drama to your party or wedding! String them across the … { read more }