DIY : Marshmallow Cobweb Cake

How to Make a Marshmallow Spiderweb Cake | Tutorial by Carrie Sellman for

As seen on the cover of Country Living Magazine, October 2013! We've come to the end of our new cake series,EEEK It’s Halloween Week!  A week full of innovative Halloween cakes, like none we had seen before.  A huge thank you to the the five bakeries who participated in this special week of ... Continue Reading

DIY : Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake  |  Carrie Sellman for

Last month we celebrated a very special birthday in my house... my husband's!  Of course my husband likes cake.  Or is at least smart enough not to tell me that he doesn't like cake.  But I know, deep down, that his true favorite is chocolate chip cookies.  It's pretty apparent.  And trust me, I've ... Continue Reading

DIY : Rainbow Sprinkle Cake

DIY Sprinkle Cake Tutorial  |

Oh how I love sprinkle cakes!  These whimsical cakes are the ultimate treat for the ultimate sprinkle lover!  And I'm pretty positive you're smitten with them too.  So I must warn you that today's post might induce some squealing!  Kate Wagner of The Greedy Baker is sharing a fabulous sprinkle cake ... Continue Reading

Beach Week : Nautical Cake & DIY

Nautical Beach Cake by Miso Bakes  |

Today we're continuing on with our end-of-summer celebration. It's Beach Week! And so far we're having a ball! You all keep crashing our site with your excitement over the amazing KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway that we're hosting.  And rightfully so... who doesn't want a KitchenAid? Let alone a 7 ... Continue Reading

DIY Lemon Slice Cake Toppers

DIY Lemon Slices | how to make these easy cake and cupcake toppers | by Miso Bakes for

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is sharing a new DIY with a fresh take on lemon ... Growing up, my grandparents always took my siblings and I on a long walk around the neighborhood after dinner.  As a matter of fact, this is one of my fondest and most cherished childhood memories. My ... Continue Reading

DIY: Patriotic Pinwheel Cupcakes

DIY Patriotic Pinwheel Cupcakes in Red, White & Blue |by Carrie Sellman for

Last Monday, I shared a fun new tutorial as a guest post over on The TomKat Studio.  My Patriotic Pinwheel Cupcakes!  Your response to these fondant pinwheel toppers has been wonderful!  I shared the step by step instructions to make the basic solid colored pinwheel {here} but many of you have asked ... Continue Reading


DIY: Glittering Flower Petals

DIY: Glittering Sugar Coated Flowers

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is sharing a fabulous new tutorial perfect for summer... The first thing that comes to mind when I think of summer is not barbecues or lemonades or days spent at the beach, but rather William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Several years back I had ... Continue Reading

DIY: King of Duct Tape

Duct Tape Crowns : A Father's Day DIY

I'm guest blogging over on Hostess With the Mostess today, sharing a super simple DIY (and FREE printables)  just in time for Father's Day. If the dads in your family are anything like the dads in mine… there is absolutely nothing that a little duct tape can’t fix!  If you have one of these ... Continue Reading

DIY: Strawberry Pastry Flowers for Mother’s Day

Puff Pastry Flowers for Mother's Day

Okay, I know this is completely last minute.  BUT, it's simple enough that you can still gather what you need to whip these up on Sunday.  A super easy treat, perfect for mom, that tastes sooo delicious!  Honestly, I can't tell you how many of these little guys I ate during the test run.  Well, I ... Continue Reading

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DIY: Hungry Caterpillar Cookies

Hungry Catepillar Cookie DIY Tutorial

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a favorite read in my house.  My daughter absolutely loves it!  And I'm absolutely in love with all of the Eric Carle inspired cakes and parties popping up lately, as are many of you!  That's why you're going to flip over today's tutorial!  The lovely ladies at Cream ... Continue Reading