Category Archives: cake toppers

wreaths & pies with bows

With sweet holiday desserts popping up everywhere this week and a million reasons to bake, gift and give treats. All that flour can start to feel overwhelming. Right!?! Instead of stressing yourself out about working from...

golden glitter star cake toppers

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are having a gorgeous day filled with turkey, family and love. For those who are checking in today I have a fun DIY that is perfect for a last minute celebration...

painted feather cake

Feathers are such a fun way to make anything seem crafty and homespun. In a season when there is way too much cooking and prepping to be done – a simple solution like surrounding a cake...

swan costume headband + swan cake toppers

With Halloween coming in just a couple weeks, the need for cute dress-up ideas is high. We will have a couple more traditional costumes coming soon, but today I am happy to share this swan headband!...

monster donuts

I sat in on the kindergarten class party planning committee this week. We planned out the kid’s Halloween party, which is going to be monster themed! This quickly led me to day dreaming of fun monster...

gold foil and dust cake accents

When it comes to cake decorating the only thing I like more than fancy is easy. When we combine fancy with easy – then I am really happy. Edible gold leaf is super duper fancy (think...

felt watermelon cake toppers

In the middle of summer, I eat a diet filled with watermelon. The fruit is so wonderfully refreshing and an icon of the fabulous, laid back days of summer. If you don’t want to go all...

3D bright paper stars

There is something about colorful stars that seem downright magical in the summer – and not just the red, white and blue variety. While prepping for our first party of the season, I knew I wanted...

paper bow invitations

What do you get when you cross crazy affordable note cards with pretty origami bows? My favorite new invites! Making paper bows is a wonderful way to gussy up anything from cupcakes to cards. A couple...

moss trim cake and bunny heads

With all the sweet colors of Easter, sometimes a bold bunny head is just what’s needed to offset the pastel storm of the season. This moss trim Easter cake with moss bunny head cake toppers will...

shamrock paper fans

Saint Patrick’s Day has long been a beloved holiday to dress in green, and enjoy a Guinness at our local Irish Pub – since the twin’s have started preschool the holiday has become so much more!...

typography stiffened ribbons

Last month the twins turned 5! We had a massive snow storm the morning of their party, but thankfully everyone still made it safely. Matt turned my studio into a huge balloon fort for the kids...

printable unicorn garland

Unicorns in any form are such a fun addition to a party (unicorn party hats and unicorn cakes for sure). Their magical essence gives me a special fondness for them this time of year. I mean...

winter wonderland cake

Today is our first real winter storm. Not a pretty dusting, but an all out I’m sliding around the road kind of storm. It seems appropriate considering the day, to share with you my new favorite...

how to make walnut candles

By now you should know how much I love lighting things on fire! We’ve tried corks, fruit, and matches so far, but these simple walnut candles might be my favorite yet. Did you know you can light nuts...

candied jewel cake

This year give the birthday princess what she wants – jewels. Glitzy, blingy jewels – in the form of candy that is! Make her day by combining your favorite royal colors with chocolate for a cake...

veggie thread cake toppers

Fall is my favorite time of the year to cook vegetables. It is finally cool enough to turn on the oven, and our summer planted harvest is at its peak. There’s no reason why dinner should...

accordion tissue bursts

Bursts of bright color and layers of texture make for a serious party statement in a pinch. I love the idea of throwing a couple bright pieces on the table for an instant festive vibe. Whether...

mini-honeycomb picks

This post is sponsored by The Chew. Tune in, weekdays 1e & 12p/c on ABC. Have you watched the Chew yet? It is a fabulous new show food show where the hosts include many of my...

long and skinny candles

Long skinny candles are a birthday party favorite, but they are hard to find and expensive to purchase. I’ve made my own before and the process is so easy, I am excited to show you how....

striped birthday candles

Making a birthday cake feel special doesn’t mean you have to be a fondant wiz. Paint a series of rugby lines onto store bought party candles and instantly turn a simple cake into a festive treat.  I...

Paper pinwheels

I hope you are having a wonderful long weekend! I wanted to see something happy today and pulled out my old love for paper accordions to make a colorful bunch of pinwheels. They are bright and...

Metallic Streamer Dessert Toppers

There are still many festive holiday projects coming up, but today it is pouring out and I am home sick with my daughter. It’s a day in need of sparkle, so I thought I would give...