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Super Easy Trolls Cupcake Cake

Posted by Miranda Weldon on

As I’ve said before, I’m an excellent baker but not very good at cake decorating! I love to make my kids birthday cakes but am constantly looking for what I know I can pull off with my limited skill set. When planning a Trolls themed birthday party, I saw lots of beautiful Trolls cakes, but they all required more piping skills than I have, or a lot more fondant work than I was comfortable with. I found a set of Trolls Figurines that could be used a cake toppers, but didn’t like the idea of just throwing them on top of...

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Easy cheap Christmas DIY to transform walls

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We were hosting a Grinchmas party at our house this year and I really wanted to deck the halls in proper Who fashion. We were spending a bunch on food and party supplies so I didn’t want to buy a bunch of new Christmas wall decor, and I didn’t want to have to store even more Christmas decorations after the holidays were over. I decided I would wrap all the artwork in our house and hang the wrapped artwork back on the walls. The presents hanging all over the house instantly gave our walls a Christmas makeover and it cost...

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How to make Ruffle Crepe Paper Streamers

Posted by Miranda Weldon on

Ruffle Crepe paper streamers are one of my favorite easy DIY party decorations! They are quick and easy to make and very inexpensive. You can make them in any color or combination of colors. For my daughter’s recent Luau party I used 2 shades of green to make them and used them for a photo booth backdrop and some extras to decorate my DIY Tiki piñata and DIY tiki buckets. To make your own you will need: 2 rolls of crepe paper streamers in 1-2 colors pencil or wooden dowel Sewing machine Thread  Take 2 rolls of crepe paper streamers...

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