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I think you’ll love this colorful, pretty fruit salad, which is drizzled with a lovely orange-vanilla syrup, which glosses it up and makes it visually irresistible, which makes you want to stand over the bowl and slurp up every single bite, which won’t leave any for your brunch guests. So logic would probably tell you not not to make it. But I think you should go ahead and chance it! It’s that good.
So here is where my story begins, the chandelier in the picture above has the “what dreams are made of” connotations. I’ve been coveting this since the first time I laid my eyes on it! When I moved into my Townhouse a year ago I wanted so badly to recreate this look, but after price point shopping, I accepted that was never going to happen. (sorry the pic is so small, the website is protected and it’s the best I could get). I decided to go with this instead,( this is my living room ), I also hung a smaller version in the stairwell leading to my loft bedroom. So imagine my surprise when I came across this!
Mason Jars Mod Podge in Gloss (buy it here) Food coloring Ramekins to mix colors Newspaper or paper bag Mix food coloring with a T or so of water into individual ramekins. You can do any color combination you like.
When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper. I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Stack two sheets of newspaper on top of each other.
The other night my friend Di made the most fabulous Monster Cookie Dough dip!