Spooky Halloween Silhouette Cutouts

by Kelly B

Spooky Halloween Silhouette Cutouts

In my family Halloween is our favorite holiday. Some years we go more all out, others we keep it more low-key and elegant. And we generally keep the outside of the house pretty tame until the day of trick or treating, when cobwebs and luminaries and spooky music make their appearance. But there's just something about these spooky silhouettes that make me think this year's going to be a little bit different.  

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DIY Golden Party Animal Candleholders

by Kelly B

DIY Golden Party Animal Candleholders

A little fun, a little kitsch, a great way to welcome in a new year of life for a kid or adult. Wouldn't these golden animals be so much fun marching across the face of a stark white cake?  

created at: 10/06/2011

And they couldn't be easier to make. I picked up a set of plastic animals in the dollar bins at Target, now I only need a few more materials and I'll be all set to make my own. Pop over to The Sweetest Occasion to see what they are along with the...

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Not So Lazy Susans

by Kelly B

Not So Lazy Susans

For as long as I can remember there has always been a lazy susan on my grandmother's kitchen table. It started with something plain and wooden, and at some point moved on to something more ornate and handpainted with flowers. Pointsettias if I recall correctly. These are not my grandma's lazy susans.  

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