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DIY Clay pot cake stand
Add a touch of country charm to any table setting with this rustic, easy to make cake stand by Tara Dennis. Baking and decorating a cake is one thing, but what about after you've finished your cake? You’ll need a place to show off your delicious masterpiece! Cake stands are a beautiful way to display what you’ve hand-crafted with love.One reason cake stands are adored by so many people is that they are made in different shapes and sizes. By making your own, you may, in fact, be able to make as many different shapes and sizes as you wish!
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DIY Button shaped sugar cookies - Christmas gift idea
These delicious (and easy!) Christmas button cookies by Celebrate Creativity are way better than any old gift card.These button shaped sugar cookies are also pretty easy to make and it's a perfect Christmas present for cookie lovers.  There are many reasons to love the holidays, but Christmas cookies are definitely on the top of that list.  These button shaped cookies are sure to sweeten up your Christmas , and impress friends at your cookie swap! A platter of these adorable button shaped sugar cookies  will impress any guest this holiday season.
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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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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 easy chocholate butterfly cake decoration
Chocolate butterflies sound kind of dreamy and magical. Paper thin chocolate wings fluttering by, landing on your cupcake to adorn it to perfection. Or hiding in the garden to surprise and delight your kids. Butterflies are dainty, so the chocolate equivalent needs to be delicate, elegant and delicious. To achieve this you can use tempered chocolate so that they are crisp at room temperature. These gorgeous chocholate butterflies are perfect decorations to cakes and cupcakes baked for any cocassion, or you can simply gift them in a cute box as they are. Yummy!
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Paper easter cupcake baskets - wrappers  ( with free printable )
Spring is peaking through and it’s time to think about Easter. These adorable free Easter Basket Printables are yours today to download and enjoy! You can fill these cute paper  baskets with delicious (easter) cupcakes and gift them for your loved ones. Of course you can use these printable baskets to wrap cupcakes for any other ocassions ( mother's day, kids parties, birthdays ,weddings ..) as well! And you can also use the base basket template to create cupcake wrappers in other colors / styles for other holidays (halloween,christmas..), or fill it with a nice big chocholate egg instead of a cupcake!
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Delicious fruit hedgehogs - quick healthy party food and decor
Are you looking for a fun, delicious, healthy and super fast/easy to make party food ? If your answer is yes, this cute fruit hedgehog is a perfect party food ( or decor ) project for you! Choose a nice sweet pear as the base of the hedgehog and attach various fruits with wooden skewers to it. You can spice up any ( kids ' ) party ( birthdays , dress up parties .. ) with this delicious fruit appetizer, or you can upgrade this cute idea with any delicious additions if you wish ( imagine a cheese-fruit appetizer with a glass of fine wine, or a veggie appetizer, combinations are endless! )
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Cookie monster rug with chocholate chip cookie pillows
Bring everyone's favourite cookie eating monster home with your own cookie monster rug. This iconic blue abomination was just begging to be remade into a bear skin rug. Using blue faux-fur fabric and some other textile supplies, he was able to make this rug in under an hour. This furry and soft cookie monster rug is great for kids, and the cookie pillows really make it complete. Better hide your cookies, as this furry blue monster is ready to steal all your goodies (and then your heart) !
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Summer party watermelon shark fruit bowl
A watermelon shark is a tasty and healthy dessert that's sure to delight (and possibly terrify) everyone at your next (birthdayparty. Carving your own is easy and fun, and there's no end to how you can customize this flavourful fruity creation. Delicious and refreshing, this fruit salad dessert is a great way to enjoy the long hot days of summer and is sure to make a big splash. You can create the watermelon fruit shark bowl with any fresh fruits of your choice, and if you haven't got jello at hand you can create the "sea" with delicious blue fruits as well!
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Beautiful baked pear puff pastry dessert easily
Simplest food "craft" ideas are alwas the best! This is a baked pear in simple puff pastry and look how beautiful is it! You can bake these  pear desserts for fall or for chirstmas, but these gorgeous desserts also perfect gifts for any occasion! Ripe sweat pears and roll on a puff pastry sprinkled with a pinch of sugar! You can experiment with other baked fruits as well! (Imagine with a yummy apple!) This pear dessert is not just super easy to make and bake but it's also healthy and soooo delicious!
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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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Halloween jalapeno popper mummies with cream cheese
Halloween can be so fun when turning something scary into something yummy and cute! This year try these super cute and delicious Halloween jalapeno popper mummies filled with cream cheese! In this tutorial Ashley will teach you how to bake them. You can experiment with less stronger peppers  (if you bake this for small children), and other fillings as well! Stuffed peppers and crispy baked dough are perfect together so this yummy Halloween appetizer will be a great addition to your Halloween party!
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Free printable Halloween chocholate holders
Today we are sharing a super quick, and fun free Halloween printable with you : a treat holder set! These Halloween printable treat holders are awesome party favors, and great for handing out to the little trick or treaters who come to the door as well. They fit the Hershey’s snack sized bars perfectly, or you can enlarge the pattern with the printer to fit other sweets as well. (Or simply use this free Halloween printable to create a base template, and make your own handmade Halloween themed candy holders! )
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Easy paper pumpkin lanterns with paper mache
Do you have Halloween pumpkin lanterns in your front yard yet? If you haven't got artistic pumpkin carving talent, or you just need a simple inexpensive jack'o lantern alternative try this brillant craft idea: the paper mache pumpkins!  These lanterns are created with paper mache, a simple but genious craft tecnique, out of tissue paper that’s thin enough for the flame to shine through! Paper mache is absolutelly inexpensive, all you need is a little paper (orange tissue paper or newspaper) and a little homemade paper mache glue (from flour and water! If you need a nice homemade paper mache glue recipe search for "glue" in our site!)
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DIY pretend play sweet shop from IKEA expedit helf
Look at this super cute pretend play shop!  And the kicker is that you can build the frame for this market in less than an hour! She've drawn out the plans so you can start building right away. All you need is a cube organizer (IKEA kallax or expedit for ex.) and a few lengths of PVC piping. Are you inspired to open up a pretend play market of your own? Make a fresh fruit and vegetable market, a sweets shop,a fashion boutique, a simple a soft toy sale, or anything that your kids will enjoy to sell!
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Monster puddings with brownies and marshmallows
There’s nothing better than a kid’s favorite snack with a twist : monster pumpkin pudding! Your kids are sure to love this one for Halloween or at any time of the year! You can use any instant puddings (with different flavours and colors) or make your own pumpkin spice pudding with this nice recipe! This quick and easy pudding and brownie (Halloween) dessert will be delicious in any flavour, and will look good in almost every color! This cute monster dessert can be a perfect addition to your Halloween party, even as a decor because it's soo  fun and loveable!
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Santa hat brownie bites with strawberries
These Santa hat brownies by Erica's Sweet Tooth are so cute, and so so easy to make! We highly recommend you to bring these to any Christmas party because your friends and family will go crazy for them! (Who doesn't love chocolate and strawberries together? It's pure heaven! ) Did we mention how easy is to make this chocolate brownie and strawberry cake? This beautiful, delicious and impressive Christmas cupcake is a must do for this year!
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Santa hat cupcake with homemade icing
Its being to look at lot like Christmas in the kitchen! These Santa hat cupcakes are simple to make but look like a million bucks. In this nice craft blog you can find the instructions on how to make the Santa hat cupcakes, and step by step instructions on how to make a cupcake swirl as well! If your are looking for recipes to put these Santa hat cupcakes together you can also find here a few easy cupcake recipes! These Santa hat cupcakes can be a great hit in your Christmas party or you can give them as delicious gifts for your family members or collegues.
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Sugar covered snowman face cupcakes - Christmas dessert
These easy snowman cupcakes are perfect for winter time! If you are not the professional baker type person you can use a box of cake mix and pre-made icing for them. Or you can make the sugar covered snowman face cupcakes out of any flavour of cupcake and icing that you want, as long as the frosting is a light colour. You can give these super cute snowman cupcakes (muffins) as delicious Christmas gifts or simply bake some for the kids to spice up the boring winter days. One thing is important: normal sugar won't work because the frosting's moisture will melt it. (Only decorating sugar OR coconut flakes will work in this way.)
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Santa hat red velvet brownies
An another super simple and sweet recipe by Pretty Providence! A simple red velvet brownie shaped as triangle, decorated with a little butter cream and boom:a Santa hat! Can you imagine a more easier Christmas dessert? And this red velvet Santa hat brownie is not just super easy to make but also very delicious! Of course you can use any another cake (or cookie) recipe to create the base. These Santa hat triangle brownies would be perfect to take to a cookie exchange or any holiday gathering, because not only are they festive, they are scrumptious as well! get the recipe at prettyprovidence.com:
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Chocolate Rudolph reindeer cupcakes with pretzels
Who doesn't love chocolate and adorable cupcakes? This makes these cute cupcake reindeers the perfect Christmas gift for almost everyone! These Rudolph reindeer cupcakes are seriously so cute and very easy for anyone to make! (Even if you aren't a baking goddess.) You can use your own( traditional) chocolate cupcake recipe or any other flavours that fits into your family's taste. To make these adorable reindeer cupcakes you will need: a muffin base, chocolate buttercream,pretzels,white and red m&m's, and round wafers.
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DIY gingerbread house gift or cake boxes from cardboard
Which can be better to wrap your presents than a gorgeous gift/cake box that costs almost nothing? Thats why we love upcycling! This cute gingerbread house gift box has made from a simple cardboard box with a corrector pen! Brilliant idea, isn't it? You can use these adorable and magical gingerbread boxes to wrap your handmade presents/cakes or you can simply use them as gorgeous winter/christmas decors in your home. The cardboard box gingerbread houses will look good in any size, so you can create a whole winter wonderland village! (You could bake a few gingerbread man as villagers as well!)
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Milk carton shaped treat boxes ( with free template )
She used a scalloped rectangle die to create a window in the front of this beautiful milk carton shaped container, then stamped a simple design on each! These cookie or treat boxes are an easily mass produced craft project and a great way to present a homemade treat. And if baking isn’t your thing, handmade milk carton shaped treat containers are perfect for packaging something storebought, too. Show off your crafty, creative skills, even if the contents aren’t homemade!
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DIY Cupcake Pouch - How To Make A Cupcake Bag
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial she will show you how to make a cupcake bag ! You can use this cute bag as a cupcake pencil case , a cupcake makeup bag , a cupcake jewelry bag or use this cute DIY pouch as you like. This adorable cupcake bag is absolutelly easy to sew, even if you haven't got a sewing machine. With this nice tutorial you can make one cupcake pouch easily which can be a perfect gift for almost every ocassion for your daughter and friends ! This easy sewing idea uses felt and cotton fabrics with a few hand stitches.
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Christmas cookie containers from empty Pringles cans
There’s not much better than Christmas cookies right?! ( Big cookie fans here. ) You can make them even better by packaging them up cute and taking them to a friend and this is a super fun way to do it. Make a cookie container from a Pringles can. It’s easy, it’s creative , it looks amazing and it’s a perfect fit for cookies ! Your friends and neighbors will love this gift ! How perfect and pretty does that Pringles cookie container look? And won’t your firends be surprised when they open it up and there’s cookies inside! ? And you can make this useful container in any style you want! You can use any other cardboard tubes to make a cookie container if you haven't got Pringles cans at hand.
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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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