April 30th, 2009 |
Now the weather is starting to get nicer, my mind keeps filling with ideas of outdoor entertaining. I live in the Midwest, so there are only a few months out of the year that you can actually throw a party outside. There are just so many options – pitch a tent in your backyard, [...]
April 16th, 2009 |
Aren’t these italian tiles just beautiful?!
Wait…they aren’t tiles, they are cookies!
Whipped Bake Shop has crafted these scalloped, square, vanilla sugar cookies with almond royal icing. These delicious and gorgeous cookies come wrapped individually in a clear bag. They would make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift, or a perfect party favor for a bridal shower or [...]
April 9th, 2009 |
For my first post on COLOR, I decided to use a piece of Trina Turk for Schumacher fabric. This new Collection is launching this Spring – and makes me dream of decorating a fabulous vacation home in Palm Beach! Can’t you just picture the bold, vibrant colors….the clean, modern, white furniture….the pool in the [...]
April 3rd, 2009 |
tiny cardboard stakes packed w/ herb seeds. all they need is a pot w/ a little dirt, some sun, lots of love and before you know it you will have your own window herb garden (they can be transplated outside once they have several leaves). [...]
April 2nd, 2009 |
Know anyone that loves their KitchenAid Mixer as much as I do?!
These cocktail napkins would be a fabulous gift….perfect for a cookie exchange party or to use for a casual lunch in the kitchen.
I found these in the Avrilloreti shop on [...]
March 30th, 2009 |
I like to think of myself as a cookie “artist” – I decorate sugar cookies for every holiday and have been known to get a couple of compliments. BUT….my cookies don’t come close to these! I’m totally jealous of their modern designs.
Gumdrop Cookie Shop offers “couture” cookies and will ship them right to your door! Choose [...]
March 25th, 2009 |
This smart little party idea will have you seeing spots–and a lot of smiles. Decorate the front of your house with red balloons covered with black circle stickers, and greet each child at the door with her own set of antennae – made of a headband, pipe cleaners and Styrofoam balls.
For a younger bunch of girls, [...]
March 25th, 2009 |
These little bugs are easy to create and are sure to get rave reviews!
All you need are Oreo cookies, red and brown melting chocolate, lollipop sticks and 1/4″ icing eyes (all available at Country Kitchen Sweetart).
Pry apart the Oreo cookie and scoop out some of the [...]