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This craft category is a huge collection of free cake decorating tutorials, free cupcake decorating tutorials &  ideas about creative sweets! Cake decorating tutorials ( DIY birthday cakes, DIY wedding cakes, cake decorating for beginners, icing / piping tutorials, DIY fondant cake toppers - fondant tutorials, fun cake decorating ideas, easy DIY cakes ), creative cakes and sweet party snacks for kids, decorated cupcakes ( cupcake decorating tutorials, cupcake decorating for beginners ), easy healthy desserts with fruits, holiday party desserts ( Halloween party desserts & cakes, Christmas party desserts & cakes, Easter party desserts & cakes) .. and many other creative ideas with cakes, cupcakes,and other sweets!
Gingerbread men cookies - fun Christmas gift idea
With this super easy cookie packaging idea you can turn boring store bought cookies into fun homemade Christmas treats in minutes! Brilliant isn't it? To create these super cute snowman cookies you will need a little cellophane ( or pre-packaged cookies ),a few buttons, and a cute ribbon! You can create the c ookie snowmen with sugar cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with brown ones ( imagine a cute gingerbread man from a chocolate chip cookies or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie )! This easy dessert packaging idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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Mummy milano cookie - creative Halloween dessert for kids
We're so in love with these wickedly good, incredibly tempting, party-ready chocolate covered mummies!  For this year's Halloween, just whip up this fun and sweet dessert: the triple-chocolate mummy milano cookie by Chelsea's Messy Apron! These mummy cookies are the perfect treat to bring to a Halloween partyKids and adults alike will love these adorable little treats. This Halloween dessert is easy, fun,delicious and covered in 3 layers of chocolate! Who needs more?
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Polar bear hot chocholate
Hot chocolate just isn’t hot chocolate without marshmallows – especially to the kids! So, you can make your hot chocolate a little more fun this winter by making polar bear marshmallows to add to your drink! These are sure to be a BIG hit with the kids!
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Gingerbread girls - creative cookie packaging
With this super easy cookie packaging idea you can turn boring store bought cookies into fun homemade Christmas treats in minutes! Brilliant isn't it? To create these super cute gingerbread girl faces you will need a little celophane (or pre-packaged cookies), a white  (or any lighter color) sharpie, and a cute ribbon! You can create the gingerbread girls with almost every chocholate (chip) cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with vanilla ones (imagine a cute snowman from a sugar cookie or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie)! This easy dessert packagind idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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Chocolate covered strawberry hearts
Chocolate covered strawberry hearts are such a cute idea for a Valentine’s Day treat!  They are easy to make and since they are chocolate covered strawberries they are delicious too! Isn’t it crazy how fast time is flying?  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!  Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with this adorable treat.
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DIY Chocolate graduation lei ( party necklace )
Chocolate made into a lei for graduation . How brilliant is it? A lei is a neck garland given as a gift in the Hawaiian and Polynesian cultures to show affection or mark important occasions. This DIY Chocolate graduation lei by Fun Squared is stuffed full with a variety of chocolate to please anyone's taste buds. DIY Chocolate ( or candy ) leis would make great necklaces for birthdays, graduations, or celebrating any other holiday or accomplishment . Chocolate ( or candy ) leis are so easy to make ( and also super delicious ) !
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DIY sugar cube hearts
This is a really quick, simple craft project for your love. Give to him/her on Valentine's day with a delicious tea or coffe. You can experiment with different sugars, or flavours too.
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DIY Chocolate bonbon and liquor cake (bonbon bouquet)
Tired of creating ordinary cakes ? Try this gorgeous and delicious chocolate bonbon and liquor "cake" ! This fun "cake" ( bonbon bouquet ) is way more unique and enticing than ordinary cakes and flowers. Fine chocolates are gathered together to create a delicious bouquet , perfect for celebrating birthdays, anniversaries or any special occasion. Artfully arranged with paper flowers , these chocolate bouquets are just perfect for every special occasion. You will be surprised how easy is to create one! Watch Kateryna Bay 's video tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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Lovely mouse couple - polimer clay tutorial
Use this step-by-step tutorial to make a gorgeous Valentine's day or wedding gift using basic sculpting techniques and polymer clay or fondant! This cute mouse couple can be made with all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade gift , v alentine's day decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay mouse couple sculpture is a little bit difficult to make but it absolutely worth a try! Let's sculpture!
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Chocolate covered hedgehog cookies - fun fall snack
Unlike the real woodland creatures , these chocolate-coated hedgehogs by Cuplovecake dwell on snack plates and cookie trays. The little guys are fun to make and eat. These adorable hedgehog cookies are covered in dark chocolate and topped with chocolate sprinkler spines. The finished adorable and delicious hedgehog cookies will be sure to delight kids and adults alike and will brighten up your fall. This hedgehog cookie is super easy to make, and equally adorable, they're just perfect for your family. Get the hedgehog cookie recipe at cuplovecake.de and let's bake a bunch:
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DIY Mummy candy bowl from a fish bowl (Halloween decor)
If you love decorating for Halloween , you're going to LOVE this DIY Halloween decoration ! This time Craftaholics Anonymous will teach you how to make this super cute and super easy DIY Halloween mummy candy bowl. This lovely DIY Halloween mummy candy bowl is a great way to decorate your home for the holiday. We love cute, simple, frugal and easy-to-make Halloween decors , and this little mummy bowl definitely fits in that category. Get the tutorial at craftaholicsanonymous.net and let's get crafting :
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Easy DIY Nutella Christmas tree cake - party food
People come up with so many creative ideas and for sure the braided Nutella Christmas tree bread is one of them! Imagine how great would this look on the Christmas table when all your family and friends come around for holidays. A true feast of delicious food with awesome visual effects. This brilliant step-by-step baking video will give you the recipe for this easy DIY Nutella Christmas tree cake and you have to try it! You will be amazed, how easy s to make this gorgeous and oh so delicious Nutella Christmas tree cake !
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DIY Easter Kit-kat cake - cake decorating tutorial
Need to entertain the kids this Easter season ? This fun and simple Easter Kit-kat cake tutorial by Amber is the perfect family activity that everyone will love! We love to bake during the holidays and Easter is no exception. Amber created this super cute Easter cake based on the famous "Pigs in mud Kit-Kat cake", and she is going to show you how, so you can have the most popular Easter Kit Kat cake this holiday season ! Let's get baking:
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Cookie necklace (cookie lei) - fun edible gift idea
Make a cookie lei necklace ! This super easy to make cookie necklace ( cookie lei ) is a fun gift for a birthday, graduation or back to school surprise . Just visit the bakery section of your grocery store, find some yummy treats ( muffins, cinnamon rolls, pastries, cookies, frosted cookies, cakes... ) - all would work for this cute necklace! Of course you can use any other small ( edible ) gift s to create this fun lei: imagine a fruit lei with healthy citruses, a salty party snack lei, or a small toy lei! What a fun way to gift someone special! This fun party gift is easily customizable therefore it's perfect for both him and her!
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Adorable little baby - step-by-step polimer clay tutorial
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a super cute polimer clay baby ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute baby out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the baby figurines : it can be an adorable baby shower cake topper / cake decoration ( from fondant ) , you can create cute baby shower or nursery room decors with them ( from air drying clay ) or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute babies with the kids just for fun !
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DIY Chocolate bouquet easily with Ferrero Rocher - gift idea
Are you looking for an easy DIY gift idea for a special occasion, which is fully customizable and super easy to make ? This gorgeous chocolate flower bouquet is an easy DIY gift idea that you can give to anyone you want and customize it to any specific occasion! You can use any type of chocolate you want ( Ferrero Rochers matches perfectly with this type of chocolate bouquets ) , and any tissue paper color/colors you want! You can also use other things instead of chocolates, j ust attach it to a stick! Such as nail polish, gift cards, lotto tickets and so much more! Use your imagination or use this technique as a way of "wrapping" up several other gifts your giving to someone!
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DIY Heart shaped cupcakes (baking trick)
These heart shaped cupcakes by Pretty Providence are beyond adorable (and easy!) thanks to a genius baking trick. You can now make your own heart shaped cupcakes without the price of the fancy pan! Visit Pretty Providence and Learn how to make heart shaped cupcakes in a regular pan! These heart shaped cupcakes are cute for parties, Valentines Day and other celebrations. You won't believe how easy! Seriously, this is so simple! If you want to make the ultimate Valentine’s Day treat for your sweetie, this heart shaped cupcake is just a perfect choice:
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Easter bunny pancake . fun Easter breakfast idea
Are you looking for Easter breakfast ideas? Make your kids ’ holiday morning special with these Easter bunny pancakes by DIY Candy. These super delicious Easter bunny pancakes are easy to make ( you don’t need to be a chef to do them ) ! These bunny face pancakes are coming to add a little more fun to Easter. Or any other mornings , of course. Who could just say no to such cuteness?
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Brownie christmas trees with sugar icing
Is there anything more delicious than the combination of peppermint and chocolate? Particularly when there’s icing and sprinkles involved?  It’s pretty much guaranteed to brighten your day.
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Cute little girls ( step-by-step polymer clay tutorial )
Polymer clay is a wonderful craft material! It's inexpensive, easy to find, and can be molded into anything you can dream of! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn the sculpting and finishing techniques with polymer clay thorough the creation of this super cute polimer clay girl. Of course, you can use other materials to create the sitting girl figurines : in can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay!
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DIY easy paper tulip chocolate bouquet (free printable)
If Mother’s Day is fast approaching, it’s about time to come up with a thoughtful handmade gift. A gift that’s handcrafted and from the heart is always well received. Even more so if it involves flowers and chocolate. Give mom flowers and chocolate in one pretty handmade bunch for a special occasion with this paper tulip bouquet by Frog Prince Paperie  which is stuffed with delicious dark chocolate! This isn’t a super quick project, but the finished chocolate bouquet is  so pretty we think they’re absolutely worth the time.
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Easter bunny bait - fun Easter treat idea
Hippity hoppin’, Easter’s on its way with these adorable Easter bunny bait treat cones. All you need to do is print the labels out and follow Cutesy Crafts' instructions. These bunny baits make gorgeous individual Easter gifts , plus they feature our favorite treat: m&m's! These Easter bunny bait treats would be great for giving to friends or teachers, and would be a perfect Easter basket addition too! Get the tutorial at cutesycrafts.com and create a bunch today:
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DIY S'more pot - mini grill (fire pit) from a terracotta pot
Sometimes the weather isn't on board, and you found yourselves snuggled up for most of the weekend listening to the thunder and watching the lightning through the windows. But when you’re set on having s’mores, nothing will quite satisfy that need for a roasted marshmallow. So, between storms make these incredibly easy s’more pots! Grab a terracotta pot, fill with charcoal to create this super fun mini (garden) grill or DIY marshmallow roaster. These terracotta pots are less than a dollar and you can use it again and again ! totally worth it! This DIY s'more pot can be a great addition to you garden party, birthday party or a fun way to set up a mini fire pit at a campsite.
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Rudolph reindeer lollipop - quick Christmas party favor
These reindeer Rudolph lolly pops by True Couponing are pretty much fantastic crafts for kids . Kids can create these super cute Christmas party favors in minutes, and of course they will love to eat them too! These lolly pop reindeer are really easy to make. If your kids are older they can help with the cutting and assembling, but if they’re little, you can let them have the glory of making them. These guys make awesome Christmas party favors or gifts , and you could even send them to school as a class treat!
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Mini bundt cake pumpkins - yummy halloween dessert
Pumpkins from 2 mini bundt cakes? It's soo cute to not to bake some! We're not sure if they are Halloween themed, or Thanksgiving themed, or just autumn themed, but we think they are just plain cute! You can decorate the bundt cake pumpkins with chocholate  and sprinkle it different candies, it will be delicious in every form! You can give the mini cake pumkins as Halloween desserts in a fun  party or simply bake some for your kids at fall!
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Apple roses - apple shaped baked dessert
Impress your guests with this beautiful rose-shaped dessert made with lots of soft and delicious apple slices, wrapped in sweet and crispy puff pastry. For all the cinnamon lovers out there, don't forget to sprinkle your apples with as much ( or as little ) cinnamon as you wish! You will be surprised by how easy is to make this simply beautiful apple flower dessert. Ready to try it out? Whatch this nice detailed video apple rose tutorial ! Apple roses are perfect gifts for any ocassion, or simply bake them to amaze your family!
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DIY Paper bonbon chocolate rose bouquet - video tutorial
This gorgeous crepe paper rose bouquet is not just only beautiful but it's also very delicious, because the rosebuds contains chocolate bonbons ( Ferrero Rochers ) ! Creative, isn't it? You can create this nice flower bouquet very easily: you just need a little crepe paper, delicious chocolate bonbons / sweets and a little wire. It can be a perfect gift for mother's day , Valentine's day or a perfect addition to your wedding / graduation party . You can create this crepe paper rose and chocolate bouquet in any color: try it in romantic red or in elegant white / pastels !
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Pumpkin lollipops - easy Halloween party favors
The kids LOVE the idea of jack-o-lanterns , but they’re too little to cut anything out themselves. Which is why these pumpkin lolly pops are pretty much fantastic for them. They can draw half a dozen little faces on the pumpkins , and when their five minute attention span is up, they’re happy with themselves and what they’ve created! These lolly pop pumpkins are really easy to make ! If your kids are older they can help with the cutting and assembling, but if they’re little, you can let them have the glory of drawing the faces on the pumpkins. These guys make awesome Halloween party favors or treat idea s, and you could even send them to school as a class treat!
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DIY Halloween snack jar - fun halloween craft for kids
This fun Halloween craft by The Country Chic Cottage can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! No special tools or skills are required so ANYONE can make these cute mason jar pumpkin snack jars ! ( Making this mason jar pumpkin snack jar grants great fun for the entire family , not to mention that it's a great Halloween gift ! ) Get the step-by-step tutorial at The Country Chic Cottage and create one ( or a whole bunch ) with the kids :
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