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These beautiful cupcake toppings are made by dyeing ordinary rock candy with stunning colors to make it look like shimmering crystal. For the rock-candy crystals: • 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) vodka • Food-coloring gels: bakers rose, super red • 2 pounds rock-candy crystals For the cupcakes: • 1 cake recipe, any flavor • 1 frosting recipe Equipment: • Trays lined with parchment or wax paper • Metal bowl • Toothpicks • Strainer• Cupcake tins • Pale pink cupcake wrappers • Small offset spatula
HEY YALL!! I am so excited to show you this craft! Yes Yes Yes… You will fall in LOVE.
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50 Ways to Get Children to Love Reading from Read-Aloud . Tie Dyed t-shirts from Kaboose . Bubble Mixture from Suite 101 .
I have so much lavender in my garden, and I love finding ways to use it. Making a lavender eye pillow is a perfect fast project… and they make a wonderful homemade gift for friends. You’ll also want one or two for yourself of course.
Materials: Rusch wall clock
We celebrated Father's Day today and
Around this time last year, Grace, Amy and I went to check out the “McMasterpieces” show curated by Sight Unseen as part of NY Design Week. We loved these pieces by Alissia Melka-Teichroew ; they not only inspired one of our projects for last year’s summer newspaper, but they’ve been haunting me ever since. I love the look of the brightly colored dowels and thin strips of leather, so I decided to make another Alissia-inspired project today: these simple wood and leather trivets.
After creating many projects for the site, I’ve noticed a DIY spectrum emerging.
94 lb. bag Portland cement 50 lb. bag of masonry sand (enough for six stepping stones) 12-inch plan saucers or stepping stone molds plastic bucket or trough cans from the recycling bin, various sizes long stake for stirring and leveling scrap plywood cooking spray or petroleum jelly rubber gloves old towels cement stain (Smith's Color Floor comes in bright primary and secondary colors) brushes distilled water metal file 1 yard of 1/2-inch hardware wire wire cutter dust mask
Our pocket pet journey began at Christmas when our 10-year-old daughter asked for a hamster.
Happy Chinese New Year!
Easter is steadily sneaking up upon me.
I have to say that the Pretty in Punk mohawks are pretty perfect.