Showing posts with label HGTV. Show all posts
Showing posts with label HGTV. Show all posts

August 16, 2013

Bejeweled Pink Rose Truffles Recipe for HGTV




This is the last post of Wedding series for HGTV, and we're ending on a super sweet note!

These pretty truffles are super yummy but so easy to make - as with anything I bake ;)
Their "bejeweled" effect is achieved by rolling the truffles in pink sugar pearls.


August 12, 2013

DIY Wedding Confetti Cones as Seen on HGTV + FREE Printable Vintage Roses Scrapbook Paper



Happy Monday!! Ready to start a week on a crafty note?! :)

These easy to make paper confetti cones are the perfect adornments to wedding reception chairs. Fill them with confetti or rose petals as in this case, for a sweet-smelling and mega romantic feel! ♥



August 9, 2013

FREE Printable + DIY Framed Table Numbers for Weddings




As part of my recent wedding story for HGTV, I got to play with spray paint and create my very own mini pedestal stands. I had found some vintage pink saucers in a flea marked, and all I needed was to spray paint some ceramic candlesticks to match. 

I have to say I was hooked - Not only was it easy to make, so pretty, but also way more inexpensive than buying individual stands. Now I have all sorts of plans for making larger DIY ceramic cake and cupcake stand - So watch this space! ;)


August 6, 2013

How to Make Crepe Paper Roses for Floral Bouquets



When I was younger, I didn't understand the fascination with giving or receiving flowers. Yes, I know, shocking! I thought it was a real waste since the gift wouldn't last long. Now I am a lot less pragmatic and totally adore giving and receiving them (you reading, husband?). But these crepe paper flowers still appeal to my practical side as they would make perfect memento of any special day or occasion!

I made these pretty blooms for my recent wedding shoot for HGTV. But they are good for all occasions!


August 5, 2013

Rose Swirl Vanilla Bean Cookies Recipe



Starting the week on a sweet note. And is there any other way?! :)

I baked these yummies for the recent wedding shoot I styled for HGTV. They are vanilla bean sugar cookies, and would be the be a delicious addition to any dessert table, as you can vary the color of the topping to suit your theme.


July 30, 2013

How to Make Your Own Wedding Cake!



I'm no professional baker, so the thought of making a DIY wedding cake for my latest project for HGTV was a little daunting. But then I realized that with anything homemade, the beauty is in the "journey" as much as in the final product. 

So I went with a less is more approach. Basic pound cake, simply frosted with vanilla cream cheese frosting (thanks to all the masterclasses in Caking it Pretty!). 

The "wow factor" came from some easy to make (yes, honestly!) fondant roses, which I displayed in a cascading fashion on the front of the cake.

I must say, the results exceeded my wildest expectations, and I loved how it turned out. Minimum effort (well, nearly...) and maximum satisfaction = My kind of baking! ;)


July 29, 2013

DIY Wedding Ideas for HGTV + FREE Printable Wedding Stationery!!!



So mega excited to finally share my latest project for HGTV !!!

My inspiration for parties and printables usually comes from my kids, and so naturally; I've always gravitate towards all-things-geared-for-little-ones. So it was mega refreshing to be tackling a subject that I don't often get to work on - Weddings!! ♥



December 12, 2012

Rudolph Holiday Party: Cute Food Ideas for Kids + FREEBIES!




I LOVE thinking of new, special ways to make food fun for my children. It makes the food taste better somehow. Yes, honestly! :)

Here are a few really fun, easy to make and super cute Rudolph Inspired Recipes that I came up with for this photo shoot styled HGTV.


December 11, 2012

Rudolph Fondue Party for HGTV + FREE Party Printables Collection




As promised, this is the second of the Holiday parties I styled for HGTV this year - A Rudolph Inspired Fondue Party . Honestly had a blast styling this party and is now one of my faves because of that! :)

Again, I designed a full printable party collection for this party, which you can download for FREE from the HGTV site here (tutorials and recipes links below). The collection includes printable candy bar invitations, cupcake toppers, favor tags, reindeer antlers, buffet labels, buffet cards, and all the party printable you need to style your own version at home!



December 9, 2012

Cake it Pretty: How to Make Chocolate Covered Oreos + FREE Printables




Chocolate Covered Oreos have been a permanent fixture on desert tables now, and I usually get my designer Oreos from either of my two favorite vendors: Sweeties by Kim or Sweet Temptations. But for this handmade party I styled  for HGTV, I forgot to order in advance and had to make my own...

Mine are nooooo way near as fabulous as the ones from the vendors above, but they tasted pretty yummy, and very handy when you're in a pinch! ;)


December 8, 2012

Handmade Edible Gift Ideas + FREE Printable Gift Tags




Gifts with a handmade touch to delight the eyes and taste buds are always the best kind, don't you think?! :)

Here are some suggestions of easy, inexpensive and totally deeeee-lish recipes that you can make for your loved ones this Christmas + FREE 'Handmade' printable gift tags to adorn your packaging:


December 4, 2012

Handmade Holiday Party for HGTV + FREE Party Printables Collection!




Beyond excited to finally get to share one of the two parties I styled for HGTV this year - A Handmade Holiday Party!

I designed a full printable party collection for this party, which you can download for FREE from the HGTV site here (tutorials and recipes links below). The collection includes printable invitations, menu card, cupcake toppers, favor tags, dessert banners and dessert buffet labels, buffet cards, place cards, cupcake wrappers, drinks flags and all the party printable you need to style your own version at home!


November 4, 2012

Holiday Party Ideas for HGTV + FREE Party Printables!



Are you looking forward to Christmas yet? I personally have been in the Holiday mode since May this year!
Yes, no kidding!! :) 

Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to get to design two fun Holiday party printable collection exclusively for HGTV (yes, pinch me!) - The photos along with the FREE party printables I designed are now live on their site, and was so excited to tell you guys but promise a full post later, ok? ;)


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