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DIY Chevron Risers

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Here is an easy DIY project that can glam up a bar cart or even a dessert table display. These chevron risers really add a festive touch!

Click here for simple step by step instructions!

Original DIY by : Style Me Pretty

Photo Credit: Justin Marantaz

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DIY Mini Cupcakes

citrus-cream-cheese-frosting-cupcakes-2citrus-cream-cheese-frosting-cupckakes-1I realized this morning that I never posted on the adorable little mini cupcakes I concocted from scratch for our good friends’ engagement party. The Mister and I planned the engagement party at a local boutique hotel called the Mosaic that was the perfect size to accommodate the guest list, and had the most delicious food. However, I had this vision of creating beautiful little bite-sized cupcakes for guests to nibble on for dessert that I was intent on carrying out. And by intent, I mean obsessive-compulsive.  {Sidenote: These would be a great DIY favor, or part of a dessert bar / candy table display!}

Armed with my newly acquired KitchenAid Mixer and mechanical piping tools, I began my ambitious journey to create the perfect mini cupcakes. Blind optimism carried me into my cupcake quest, but it took sheer determination, sleep deprivation and tears of frustration to get me out of it. Tweaking old recipes, adding new ingredients and learning how to use a mechanical frosting piper definitely took its toll. Continue reading

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