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Homemade Irish Cream Holiday Gifts

Homemade Irish Cream Holiday Gifts

Each year during the holidays, I like to spend time making homemade Christmas gifts for a handful of people on our gifting list. One year it was homemade after shave for the gentlemen. Another year it was homemade vanilla extract. Most every year I make homemade body scrub for the ladies. (Like this one or this one!) This year I was inspired by some of my lady friends in our neighborhood to make homemade Irish cream! Poured into a cute bottle …

DIY Cupcake Liner Flowers

DIY Cupcake Liner Flowers

Today’s DIY tutorial revisits one of my favorite craft techniques, making the prettiest paper flowers from good ol’ inexpensive paper cupcake liners. Making these flowers is about as easy as it gets, but the end result is pretty gorgeous, even if I do say so myself. You can make them just about any color you can imagine (or any color that comes in a spray paint can anyway) and then use them as place cards, a cake topper or string them …

Strawberries and Cream White Hot Chocolate + Printables

Strawberries and Cream White Hot Chocolate + Printables

Posted 02/04/2016 by in Printables, Recipes \ 13 comments

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Last year around Valentine’s Day, I teamed up with my friends at Lindt to bring you some super cute printables inspired by my undying love for my favorite Lindt LINDOR milk chocolate truffles. (Can’t stop, won’t stop, guys. The love affair is real.) Needless to say, me and my sweet tooth were more than happy to jump on board when they asked me to share a little …

DIY Mini Rosemary Wreath Garland

DIY Mini Rosemary Wreath Garland

If you’re still looking for a few pretty ideas for decking the halls, I have one last holiday DIY idea to share with you today! And in the spirit of all things last minute, we’re keeping this one appropriately simple. It’s the sweetest little rosemary wreath garland made with tiny little embroidery hoops and it’s seriously adorable to boot. You could also nix the garland and use these little wreaths as ornaments, too! So so pretty, don’t you think?

 

Mini embroidery hoops
Twine, …

DIY Cheesecloth Ghost Cake Toppers

DIY Cheesecloth Ghost Cake Toppers

I will be the first to admit that there are a million different variations of this project floating around out there, but that’s also kind of why I love these little ghosts. We made a version of these every year with my mom when we were kids, sometimes out of cheesecloth and kitchen twine like these, or other times out of tissues and thread. Basically, whatever we had on hand. We’d hang them from doorways or the chandelier in the …

Summer Picnic Essentials

Summer Picnic Essentials

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It’s no big secret that I am a big fan of a summer picnic. I’ve made that pretty clear over the years. Sometimes though, picnics can feel like a lot of work! Preparing food, packing everything up, lugging it to the park or the beach. There are definitely times when they almost feel like more effort than it’s worth. (The operative word …

DIY Cocktails to Go for Valentine’s Day

DIY Cocktails to Go for Valentine’s Day

Happy Friday, friends! We’re less than a day away from Valentine’s Day and I’m squeezing in one final last minute Valentine’s Day gift idea! This may be about the easiest DIY “project” ever, but it’s also super cute and fun, which makes it perfect for a friend, a neighbor or that person you’re just starting to date. You know the one. You’ve been hanging out, you’ve been on a few dates, but you’re not really at the diamond jewelry-mushy-card stage …

DIY Chocolate Box Valentines + Printable Cards

DIY Chocolate Box Valentines + Printable Cards

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You guys are well aware by now that my favorite tokens of affection to give and receive for Valentine’s Day are those that are sweet and simple with a homemade touch. Enter today’s super easy and utterly delicious Valentine’s Day idea – DIY chocolate box valentines! Paired with our free printable Valentine’s Day cards designed just for you …

A Festive Last Minute Gift Wrapping Party

A Festive Last Minute Gift Wrapping Party

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Last week I hosted an impromptu gift wrapping party and invited a couple of my best friends to spend an afternoon with me wrapping gifts, sipping wine and stuffing ourselves with Christmas cookies. It was, in a word, amazing. I swear there is nothing like hanging out with some of your favorite people in the universe while wrapping …

DIY Succulent Boutonnieres

DIY Succulent Boutonnieres

by Chelsea Costa

Happy Valentine season, lovebirds! Are you celebrating this year? We’ve put together a quick and simple little floral project for you, perfect for whipping up if you’ve got a special date or just want to be a little extra festive. And of course we know that boutonnieres are for fellas, but I wouldn’t hesitate to wear this on my own sweater, scarf, or just my bag. These little DIY succulent boutonnieres are fast and easy, so let’s do it.

Supplies …