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Dessert Ideas!

Ok, I gotta be honest. I stayed up way too late watching The Game of Thrones and I didn’t finish the post I had planned for today. No worries! I think that gives me the perfect excuse to wander back through my archives and share some yummy dessert ideas from The Paper Mama blog! Easter is coming up this Sunday, so maybe this will inspire you?

Homemade Apple Chips.

Homemade Apple Chips

Watergate Salad (made by IROCKSOWHAT for The Paper Mama blog).

Watergate Salad (made by IROCKSOWHAT for The Paper Mama blog).

Rainbow Cupcakes.

Favorite Apple Pie Recipe.

Super Simple Strawberry Shortcake.

Super Simple Strawberry Shortcake

Chocolate Covered Bacon Bites.

Chocolate Covered Bacon Bites

Stained Glass Cookies.

Stained Glass Cookies

Mini Doughnut Muffins with Cinnamon Sugar (made for The Paper Blog from Sweet Lavender Bake Shoppe).

Mini Donut Muffins with Cinnamon Sugar

Well, now I wish I had a pile of cookies and doughnuts in front of me. Happy Monday!

- Chelsey

16 Easter Egg DIY’s

16 Easter Egg DIY's

If you been following on the ‘ol blog this week, you’ll notice  I went a wee bit crazy in the Easter Egg zone. Today I’m taking a break from making all the egg stuff and sharing 16 Easter Egg DIY’s from around the web (including the 4 egg creations I shared this week). With all this egg info, you should be 100% ready for Easter. Hee. Ok, check them all out. They are fabulous!

Easter Egg Straws from And We Play.

And We Play Easter Egg Straws

Easter Egg Pinatas from Corner Blog.

Easter Egg Pinatas

Confetti Covered Easter Eggs from She Makes a Home.

Confetti Covered Easter Eggs from She Makes a Home.

Rit-dyed eggs from Urban Comfort.

Rit-dyed eggs from Urban Comfort.

New York Subway Easter Eggs from The SoHo.

New York Subway Easter Eggs from The SoHo.

Gold Leaf Easter Eggs from Lovely Indeed for Momtastic.

Gold Leaf Easter Eggs from Lovely Indeed for Momtastic.

Confetti Dipped Eggs from Studio DIY.

Confetti Dipped Eggs from Studio DIY.

Three Pretty Easter Egg Decorations from House of Earnest. Also check out her three eggs from last year!

Three Pretty Easter Egg Decorations from House of Earnest.

Love Easter Eggs from Lovely Indeed for The Sweetest Occasion.

Love Easter Eggs from Lovely Indeed for The Sweetest Occasion.

Painterly Pastel Eggs from Paper and Stitch.

Painterly Pastel Eggs from Paper and Stitch.

You’ve Been Egged from The House That Lars Built.

You've Been Egged from The House That Lars Built.
Wordy Easter Egg from me.

Wordy Easter Eggs // thepapermama.com

Decoupage Easter Egg from me.

Decoupage Eggs with Free Pressed Flower Printable // thepapermama.com

Little Succulent Egg Planter from me.

Little Easter Egg Planter DIY // thepapermama.com

Cascarones Easter Egg Surprise Countdown from me.

Cascarones Easter Egg Surprise Countdown // thepapermama.com

Silly Face Easter Eggs from me.

Silly Face Photo Easter Eggs // thepapermama.com

 I hope you enjoyed!

- Chelsey

P.S. Photos in the first image collage photos are from me, Urban Comfort, and Lovely Indeed for The Sweetest Occasion.

Up next: St. Patty’s Day!

What’s up next on the Holiday Train? It’s Saint Patty’s Day! I gathered some of the Saint Patrick’s Day themed DIY’s I’ve made to share with you. I think I’m catching ANOTHer cold, so this post is a wee bit short. The husband and I pretty much catch anything our kiddo brings home from preschool. OH, parenthood. Enjoy! My favorite is the banner below. Hee.

The “Lucky Lady” or “Lucky Bitch” Garland. AKA: My Sometimes I Want To Cuss Banner.

Lucky Lady Garland // thepapermama.com

Lucky Bitch Garland // thepapermama.com

Rainbow “Bum” Cookies. My failed attempt at rainbow cookies. Ha!

Rainbow Bum Cookies // thepapermama.com

Rainbow Wreath.

Magical Rainbow Wreath DIY // thepapermama.com

AND, Monday’s Lovely Post (by Lulu The Baker). Rainbow Cupcakes + Rainbow Cupcake Topper.

Rainbow Cupcakes and Rainbow Cupcake Toppers // thepapermama.com

Hope your Wednesday is lovely!

- Chelsey

Halloween Inspiration!

Ok, I think I’ve waited the appropriate amount of time to share another Halloween post… Time is flying and I know Halloween will be here in about 5 minutes. SO, I do hope you enjoy these Halloween Inspiration DIY’s I’ve been gathering.

Monster Cupcake Picks by, Eighteen 25.

http://eighteen25.blogspot.com/2012/09/please-welcome-jessica-from-two-shades.html

Handmade Halloween Candy Bucket by, Mer Mag.

http://mermag.blogspot.com/2012/10/trick-or-treat-halloween-candy-buckets.html

Spooky Halloween Terrarium by, me.

http://thepapermama.com/2013/08/spooky-halloween-terrarium.html

Ghost Boxes for Halloween Treats by, Mr. Printables.

ghost-favor-boxes-with-diy-wax-paper

Office Sticker Polka Dot Pumpkin by, Sah-Rah.

http://sah-rah.com/sweet-paul-fall-2013/#.Ukz78L-E5SU

Boo Halloween Bunting by, Studio DIY.

http://www.studiodiy.com/2012/10/25/easy-diy-halloween-bunting/

Yarn Jack ‘o Lantern Face on BHG, by me.

Yarn Jack 'o Lantern Face // thepapermama.com

Frankenstein Twinkie Pops by, Confessions of a Cookbook Queen.

http://www.confessionsofacookbookqueen.com/2012/09/frankenstein-twinkie-pops/

Boo! Halloween Typography Glasses by, Mr. Printables.

BOO-halloween-costume-glasses

Welcome Pumpkin on BHG, by me.

http://www.bhg.com/blogs/better-homes-and-gardens-style-blog/2012/10/18/diy-ify-welcome-pumpkin/

Gooey Monster Eye Cookies by, Lil’ Luna.

http://lilluna.com/gooey-monster-eye-cookies/

 

BOO!

 

- Chelsey

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