Sea Glass Candy Recipe

Sea Glass Candy Recipe

See all that glass in the photo above? Yeah, it’s not glass… it’s candy! You can hold it and eat it and it won’t cut you. One of the coolest things to do at the beach is search for cool shells and rocks. Often I even find little smoothed out pieces of glass in the sand! It’s amazing what the ocean can do.

So, I was inspired by the beach and shared this cool and tasty Sea Glass Candy recipe (and free sea glass candy printable tags) on the HP Create blog. How fun would these be for a beach themed wedding favor?

Sea Glass Candy Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp. candy flavoring (flavor of choice)
  • Blue and green food coloring

Supplies needed to make this treat:

  • Paper
  • Large Rectangle Baking Dish
  • Candy Thermometer
  • Scissors
  • Baker’s Twine
  • Mason Jars

Sea Glass Candy Recipe and Free Printable Tags

To check out the sea glass candy recipe, head on over to the HP Create blog!

– Chelsey

P.S. I am a paid contributor for the HP Create blog. To check out other projects I’ve made for them, head on over to their blog: Light Bulb Vase, Flower Hair Clip (or gift bow), and Fruity Mod Podge Planter.

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Categories: food, HP, sweets

15 Small Baby Room Solutions

15 Small Baby Room Solutions

Trend: 15 Small Baby Room Solutions

Since our little family is prepping to expand from one little daughter to two, we are busy prepping the house for the baby. Our home has exactly 2 small bedrooms. One for my husband and I, and the other for our first kiddo. Our daughter is 5 years old and we feel bad putting a little baby into her room, so we came up with an idea: we will turn our tiny kitchen nook into the smallest of bedrooms, ever. It’s so very small, but perfect for a little baby to hang out in till she’s about 3. We just need to build a wall and door, and we are done. Well… we also need to buy a crib and ALL the other things needed for a baby (since we got rid of all the baby things).

Since this room will be so small, my husband and I will need to get a bit creative with how we arrance the room and what we put in it. Over on the Better Homes and Gardens blog you’ll find 15 Small Baby Room Solutions that have really inspired me to get started on my little baby’s room.

Head on over here to see the full list of awesome small baby room solutions, and have a great Wednesday!

– Chelsey

P.S. I am a paid contributor for the Better Homes and Gardens blog. The images in the first photo are from: Lay Baby LayApartment Therapy, and Project Nursery

Categories: BHG, favorite blogs

It’s a…

I have a little news to share with you guys. We found out what sex of the little baby growing in my belly is. It’s a little…


Baby Girl Dress from Target

We are beyond excited to have another little lady in our lives. Our first daughter, Ruari, is getting ready to be a big sister… she’s weaving her a baby blanket and it’s turning out adorable. I’ll be sure to share it when she’s finished. If you’re curious… she’s been making the blanket on this Melissa and Doug loom (it’s so easy for kids to use).

Happy Monday and enjoy the week!

– Chelsey

Categories: about me, announcement

Pineapple Picnic Cooler Makeover

Pineapple Picnic Cooler Makeover

For me the beginning of this summer was mostly spent indoors, due to some crazy pregnancy morning sickness (it’s so nice to be alive again). Anywho, now that I’m finally feeling better we are headed out for more picnics in this warm weather. I’ve never really had a cute picnic basket or container to carry food to a picnic, so I made one. A couple of weeks ago I shared this tutorial (and free pineapple printable) on the HP Create blog. I’m very happy with this pretty creations and I just used it at the park last week.

Pineapple Picnic Cooler Makeover

Supplies needed to create my Pineapple Picnic Cooler:

  • Cooler (I used this small cooler from Igloo)
  • Sandpaper
  • Painter’s Tape
  • Spray Paint Primer
  • Colorful Spray Paint
  • Free Printable Pineapple Shapes (printable found on the HP Create blog)

Pineapple Picnic Cooler Makeover

To check out the full tutorial and free printable, head on over here to the HP Create blog.

– Chelsey

P.S. I am a paid contributor for the HP Create blog. If you liked this cooler project, you should check out these other creations I made: Seed Packet Party Favors (to give away at your next barbecue), Floral Drawer Pulls to make any dresser pretty, and you can create this Leaf Candle Holder to light up your summer table. 


Categories: diy, home, HP

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