Strawberry Chocolate Trifle Recipe

strawberry chocolate trifle

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The other day I was craving strawberries, chocolate and a trifle. So, our craft evening get-together seemed like the perfect opportunity to make a delicious treat. After some research on Pinterest, I stumbled upon this scrumptious dessert trifle recipe.

It’s really quite easy to make and you will LOVE it. I promise!!!

 

Ingredients:

chocolate cake chocolate mousse 2 lbs. strawberries, cut in half 250 ml whipping cream, whipped and […]

Quilled Spring Candle Holder Tutorial

quilled spring candle holder

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One of my most popular blog posts has been the Quilled Tealight Candle Holder Tutorial. What better way to thank you for your support than to create a new tutorial for you.

We’ve had a lot of snow here lately and I’m definitely ready for spring. So, it wasn’t hard to come up with a theme. Immediately, I had this picture in my mind of a fun and colorful candle […]

Spring Wreath Tutorial

spring wreath tutorial

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We are still covered in snow, but spring is just around the corner! I’m itching to get out in the garden and start digging in the flower beds. But for now, crafting this pretty spring wreath will have to do.

Here’s how I made it.

 

Supplies needed:

burlap ribbon artificial flowers {hydrangea, greenery, spring blossom twigs} floral wire wood letters {painted or decorated} grapevine wreath hot glue

 

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St. Patrick’s Day Shop Window ~ Rainbow and Pot of Gold

St. Patrick's Day window

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Today, I’m revealing the finished studio window and the second craft element for the display. {Check out the shamrocks I made for the window here.} After some research on Pinterest, I was inspired by a post at Creative Juice to make a rainbow with a pot of gold.

Here’s how I did it.

 

Supplies needed:

streamers {red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple} masking tape several white poster boards black […]

How to Make Paper Shamrocks for St. Patrick’s Day

paper shamrock

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I was given the privilege of decorating Clara’s piano teacher’s studio window. It’s a fantastic opportunity for me to do some craft experimenting and spread the word about my blog. With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, I figured it would be the perfect theme for the window display.

Today, I’ll share the shamrocks I made for the display along with a tutorial.

 

Supplies needed:

patterned scrapbook paper green […]

Brownie Bowls

brownie bowl

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Our weekend was filled with the usual basketball and ballet activities, but we took some time on Saturday evening to celebrate Valentine’s Day together. Even though we didn’t have a special meal planned we pulled out our traditional heart dishes and red glasses. However, we did plan for a special dessert!

 

After dinner the kids exchanged gifts. I think it’s sweet that they wanted to use their own […]

8 Romantic Movie Favorites

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Maybe you’ve decided on a quiet evening at home this year for Valentine’s Day. A candlelit dinner followed by a romantic movie. Maybe you’re not sure what to watch. I thought it would be fun {and helpful } to share my list of favorite romantic movies {and TV series} with you.

Here we go!

 

1. Sweet Home Alabama

This delightfully entertaining romantic comedy stars Reese Witherspoon (LEGALLY BLONDE) […]

Valentine’s Day Graham Cracker Houses

Valentine's Day house

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We had some fun creating these little graham cracker houses over the weekend. I’m sure sneaking candy while crafting had nothing to do with the kids’ enthusiasm when I asked them if they would like to participate. 😉

Here’s how we did it.

 

Supplies needed:

graham crackers icing candy piping bag and tips

 

We started out by “gluing” the houses together. This was a little tricky and some […]

How to Make Kissy Lip Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine's Day card 2015

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Valentine’s Day is only one week away and you still have time to make a fun and unique card.

I came across the kissy lip card idea here. It made me smile the minute I saw it. I showed it to the kids and they were immediately on board and agreed that we should make these funny cards for our family and friends.

 

Here’s how you make them.

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Dimensional Flower Paper Lanterns

paper flower lantern

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Today, I am excited to share with you the results of our first monthly craft evening. There are three of us ladies {plus several tween/teen daughters} that have decided to meet once a month to try out a new craft and to work ahead on making Christmas gifts.

We take turns hosting and this week it was my neighbor’s turn. She chose this fabulous paper lantern craft she came across […]