Christmas, Desserts, Holidays and Seasonal, Home Improvement, IKEA Hacks, Recipes, Uncategorized

Gingerbread House Icing

Gingerbread House Royal Icing     Gingerbread Houses with Royal Icing Recipe for the Cement A little over a week ago, my family headed over to a friend’s house to decorate gingerbread houses.  Believe it or not, it was my first time decorating a gingerbread house.  I used a kit that we bought at IKEA when we there purchasing Billy…

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Christmas, Desserts, Holidays and Seasonal, Recipes

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mud Hen Bars

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mud Hen Bars Recipe Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mud Hen Bars Recipe for the Christmas Holidays So what does a Mud Hen Bar taste like?  It’s like taking a gooey-yummy roasted marshmallow and puting it between two soft and chewy, chocolate chip cookies.  Now imagine for a moment, taking dark chocolate Dove peppermint candies and using them instead…

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Christmas, DIY Projects, Holidays and Seasonal, Home Improvement, IKEA Hacks

Just in Time for the Holidays-Before and After IKEA Hack

We finally did it! We got rid of our outdated, ugly fireplace, and updated our living room space with this gorgeous built-in entertainment center. It’s an IKEA hack! To do this remodel, we used an electric fireplace, 50-inch insert with heat vents in the front, and billy book cases.  You can purchase this fireplace model on Amazon CLICK Here  This…

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Christmas, Holidays and Seasonal, Miscellaneous Sewing Projects, Sewing, Silhouette Cameo, Uncategorized

A new baby and a new stocking Continued…

Turn the pieced-stocking inside out, so that the batting is inside. Then stuff the lining inside the stocking. Pin and sew your ruffle to the top of your stocking Here is a tutorial for making a ruffler…     Open your bias tape, and pin it to the inside lining, then stitch around Fold bias tape over the raw edge…

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Banners, Christmas, Holidays and Seasonal, Miscellaneous Paper Craft Projects, Paper Crafts, Silhouette Cameo

Paper Banner Christmas Decorations

A Paper Banner for a Christmas Tree Use A Paper Banner for Christmas Tree Decorations I typically hang my paper banners from my fireplace mantle, but this one looked so much better hanging from the tree! I downloaded this paper banner file from the Silhouette Store, and used my Silhouette Cameo for cutting. It’s a great way to update Christmas Tree…

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