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DIY // Bunny Ear Macarons

April 7, 2014

DIY bunny ear macarons DIY bunny ear macarons

I know I’ve been a quite the Easter kick lately, but let’s be honest, it’s totally my color scheme. There also aren’t a lot of other times in the year where it’s socially acceptable to serve macaron bunnies to people when they come to your house for a quick visit, which means we need to heed the opportunity while we can, am I right?

Thus, I present to you DIY bunny ear macarons that are perfectly okay (in my book) to serve all of this month if you’d like! And for those of you that aren’t as bunny friendly, bare with me for just a tinyyyy bit longer!

Materials:

  • Macarons
  • Scissors
  • Craft paper
  • Ultra thin taper candles or thin lollipop sticks
  • Glue stick
  • Pink watercolor paint and brush (optional)

DIY bunny ear macarons

Cut a quick two bows and pair of bunny ears for each cookie you have. To cut the bows, make a small rectangle shape and then cut two wide V shapes from each long side.

Make this craft even quicker by cutting multiple pieces of paper at a time to create multiple pairs at once.

DIY bunny ear macarons

Being very careful to not crush the macaron, gently place a lollipop stick or thin taper candle through the bottom of the cookie. I like using the candles because of the color variety, but either one works as long as they’re thin enough to not break the cookie apart.

Next, use a glue stick to adhere two bows to each other around the stick or candle to keep the double-sided bow in place.

DIY bunny ear macarons

Lastly, you can brush a quick touch of pink for the bunny ears onto the cut out card stock with watercolor and a paint brush, or just you them as is by sticking the ears in the top crease of the cookie making sure they touch icing to keep them in place.

DIY bunny ear macarons DIY bunny ear macarons

Now all you have to do is serve and enjoy! I think they look cute laying flat (you can even use them as placecards!) or you can fix them into white floral foam to make them stand up in little baskets.

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A Sunny Sunday Easter Dessert Table (and win $200 to Minted!)

April 1, 2014

Easter dessert table | sugarandcloth.com Easter dessert table | sugarandcloth.com

Nothing says holidays like desserts, and this pretty little dessert setup just screams for it’s own spot at Easter brunch, doesn’t it?! I’ve been bursting at the seems trying not to share Kimberly Chau’s beautiful photos of the all of the loveliness, especially the goodies that Buttercup brought to life from my slightly out of control sweet tooth rambling. But alas, here it is, and I love how it turned out!

Now for the dirty details, and win $200 to Minted to style your very own Easter dessert table…

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DIY // Geometric Floral Pendants

March 24, 2014

DIY floral geometric pendantDIY floral geometric pendant

As promised, I’ve put together the tutorial for the geometric floral pendants from our Palm Springs inspired tablescape that I shared with you last week! The project is actually much simpler than the finished product appears. I’ll go ahead and admit that it does take quite a while to finish them (about and hour and a half to two hours for the large pendant), but the whimsical and romantic look that they have when the sun is going down is totally worth it!

You can make as many or as few as you’d like to fill the perfect space, and the smaller the pendants the quicker they are to make. The larger one from our shoot was 12 inches on all sides, and the smaller one was six if that gives you any idea. Depending on how much you friends love you, I think these would be so perfect for DIY’ing for a wedding, don’t you?!

Materials:

  • 24 Wooden skewers (12 in for the large and 6 in. for the smaller square)
  • Floral tape
  • Floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Floral sheers
  • Hot glue and glue gun
  • Fishing wire
  • Florals (these are c/o Flower Muse)

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DIY // You’re My Pot of Gold Printables

March 10, 2014

you're my pot of gold St. Patrick's Day printable

photos, designs, and tutorial by Victoria of Oh So Pretty

St. Patty’s day is just a week away, and as much as I wish I had some extra gold laying around to give away, I think a box of chocolate will have to do for now! So I decided to dress up some golden chocolate favors with a You’re My Pot of Gold printables and even a clover or two! Here’s how–

Materials:
White or kraft boxes
Rolos
Gold glitter
Craft glue
Clear full sheet labels
Pot of gold printables (click to download the Four Leaf Clover Tag Printable and the Pot of Gold Printable)

you're my pot of gold St. Patrick's Day printable

you're my pot of gold St. Patrick's Day printable

I painted kraft boxes white, and then printed out the labels and four leaf clover tag.

For the tag – use a toothpick to fill the four leaf clover with a little glue and sprinkle on gold glitter if you’d like (or gold foil!), and tape or glue in place on the boxes once you’ve filled them with golden goodies. Rolos make the perfect combination!

you're my pot of gold St. Patrick's Day printable

you're my pot of gold St. Patrick's Day printable

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photos, designs, and tutorial by Victoria of Oh So Pretty