Friday, June 29, 2012

Flip Flop Earrings

I've got the perfect summer earrings in the shop!  I saw these flip flop paper cut outs while out shopping and knew they were meant to be earrings.  So, I bought them, came home and made earrings. All they required was a small hole punch, jump rings, and (nickel free) ear wires.  You never know when inspiration will strike!


                                                                 Pink Flip Flop Earrings

                                                              Yellow Flip Flop Earrings

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Cupcakes

We had VBS this past weekend.  It was so much fun!  I still can't believe it's already over.  I'll post more about it when I have more time, but right now I wanted to share the cupcakes I made.   I recently watched 4 seasons of Cake Boss in less than two weeks (thank you Netflix!), so I figured I had no excuse to do boring cupcakes.  This is what I came up with to go with our nautical theme.


This is what was left when I got home, I made close to two dozen.  I just used white cake mix and butter cream frosting (I used Duncan Hines for both).  I used blue food coloring for the cake and light brown sugar to get the look of sand on top of the cup cakes.  I just sprinkled it on top right after frosting them.  The shells are real.  I got a whole basket of them at Dollar Tree and washed them good before putting them on top of the cupcakes.  These would be great for any summer time party or get together.  Plus, they were so yummy, especially with that brown sugar!