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    10 Perfect Pastels

    When someone asks me what my favourite colour is, I always say PASTELS. Pastel ALL the things 😍 I've put together some of my favourite Pastel Bakes, for inspiration, but also Pastels! Kitty! I love these adorable Monsters Inc style Macarons! Look at the little horns! Monster sweetness from Kokoma. Mint Green. Sprinkles. Its all there basically, and best of all, they have hidden Nutella 🤤 Yes please, I'll take many. Nutella filled goodness...

    Mabon Alter Craft: Making a Corn Dolly

    Have you always wanted to make hand made crafts and offerings for your alter, but you're not 'creative' or you don't have the time? Good news! Some of the best crafts are SIMPLE. Take Corn Dolly's for example. A great handmade offering for your Mabon or Samhain alter, and really easy, and best of all CHEAP to make! A little history There are a few different tales about how Corn Dolly's came to be and they weren't even always made from corn, but...

    Happy 9th Birthday Grayson

    Our baby turned nine! Cannot believe my baby is nearly double digits! We celebrated his birthday at a local madhouse (play centre), and of course I made the cake. As usual I asked what he would like, and this years current obsession is Bendy and the Ink Machine, and its partner game, Bendy in Nightmare Run. I would like to clarify that he hasn't ACTUALLY played these games (I'm a HUGE fan of video games, and let my boys play all the time, but I...

    Besom Build: Making a Witch’s Broom

    If you're a Pinterest addict like me ( I can stop anytime I want), you've probably drooled over the custom Besom's, clicked the Etsy link (oh Etsy am I right?!) and promptly felt your soul leave your body when you see the price. Now to be fair, the price is justified, its custom handmade goods, and as an artisan myself, I expect to be paid for my work. That said, daaaaaaamn, $200 for a broom! EEK! I decided to have a crack at making my own, it...

    Buttercream Stripes

    Buttercream has to be one of the most versatile decorating mediums around. You can spread it, and pipe it, model it, paint it, and of course, make stripes! One of my favourite techniques is Buttercream Stripes. There are so many different design options, and of course, you don't even have to make stripes, you can use this technique to create any stencilled effect in any shape you can think of! And the good news? Is easier than you think! The...

    Roadtest: Loyal Bio-degradable Piping Bags

    LOYAL BAKEWARE BIODEGRADABLE BAGS PROVIDED BY LOYAL BAKEWARE We all want to make the best decisions with a green conscious mind, but we also need hygienic, functional products, and when it comes to piping bags, the go to WAS clear plastic. I’m beyond stoked to say that one of my favourite brands has created BIO DEGRADABLE pipings bags! How do they work? I spoke to the people from LOYAL about the technical details, and here’s what they told...