Archive | October, 2012

Think Pink

I made this Think Pink collage in honor of  Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I have family members who are breast cancer/cancer survivors and who are currently battling cancer. This year I allowed my girls’ to get pink hair extensions to support breast cancer. I think every little donation is one step closer to one day […]

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Color Blocked Art Party

I’m thrilled to bring you this Color Blocked Art Party that I styled for my daughter’s birthday where we transformed Michelle Ferraro’s Dance USA into an art studio! I stepped out of the box this time by mixing and matching colors/patterns. I love the color block trend that we’ve been seeing in fashion so I thought […]

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Martha Stewart Weddings Party

*Photography by cava weddings / élan artists If you follow me on Facebook and Twitter, you know that I recently attended another amazing Martha Stewart Weddings Bridal Market Party held at MSLO Headquarters at the Starrett-Lehigh Building. I had so much fun with Lerida from NY Cake Pops! Here are some behind the scenes photos (mostly […]

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The Itsy Bitsy Spider Hanging Mobile

This Itsy Bitsy Spider mobile was made using the craft supplies that  Martha Stewart Crafts sent me in celebration of  Michaels Craft Month! They have a new Pinterest board filled with custom videos, how-to strips, and inspiration behind the Martha Stewart Crafts line. I’ve been having so much fun crafting with all of my Halloween goodies that I couldn’t […]

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Spider Cupcake Toppers

No time to get fancy? Use paper straws and scrapbooking stickers ! I affixed these scary spiders (that Martha Stewart Crafts sent me in celebration of  Michaels Craft Month) to retro Halloween inspired paper straws that I cut in half. Use cupcake wrappers or these Polka Dot Candy Cups (from the TomKat Studio) to dress up your cupcakes!

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Spooky Spider Cupcakes

This one is for the boys! Spiders creep me out! All you need is 3 simple ingredients from your local party store to frighten your guests! We used Large Black Gumballs , Green Sixlets, and Black Licorice Strings– don’t forget the cupcakes of course! Cut 8 Black Licorice strings (I kept the two in front […]

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BOO! Embossed Halloween Cupcakes

Use stamps to send spooky messages for Halloween! Martha Stewart Crafts sent me a bunch of Halloween goodies to craft with in celebration of  Michaels Craft Month! Check out their new Pinterest board filled with custom videos, how-to strips, and inspiration behind the Martha Stewart Crafts line. Stamps can be used for all sorts of things! I used mines to emboss Duff […]

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Ghostly Cupcakes

Who says ghosts have to be so scary? I like to think of him as a friendly little guy. Here’s what you’ll need to make a ghost cupcake: Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant  (follow instructions on box), round decorative fluted cookie cutter (I used the largest I had, but you can use a lid or anything that has a […]

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Halloween Fondant Cupcake Topper

There are many different ways to dress up your cupcakes. This simple (but pretty) pumpkin topper can be made using store bought Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant (follow instructions on box) and cookie cutters. For the white base I used a 2″ decorative fluted cookie cutter. For the pumpkin I used a mini pumpkin cookie cutter and  Ready-To-Use Rolled […]

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Monster Eye Cupcakes

    My kids’ and I made these spooky  cute Monster Eye cupcakes using Black gumballs and candy eyes from my local party store. Just dab a little bit of frosting onto the backs of the candy eyes so that they’ll stick to the gumballs. It’s super easy and the kids loved helping! Have fun […]

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