We had some pretty spectacular weather this weekend and made me think of all the fun colors and projects of Spring! I did some research and found this most adorable serving tray ever!! My son thinks the pictures are food! Go ahead and hop on over to Oh So Beautiful Paper to check out a complete list of materials needed and directions! I can’t wait to make this soon!! Did I mention that it’s a Watermelon Tray?! YAY!! Let us know in the comments below what you thought about this easy DIY and if you are planning on making it too! Happy Crafting!
Tag: Family Life
*Fresh cleaned mint leaves
1. Take the cleaned mint leave and make sure they are dry.
2. Melt the dark chocolate
3. Dip each mint leave in the melted chocolate and set on wax paper.
4. Once hardened, pop one in your mouth and eat!
If you loved this easy recipe, then make sure you try out our others here! Let us know in the comments below what you thought about this one! Happy eating!
Vanilla Danish Butter Cookies Recipe!
Want to make some simple and delicious cookies at home this weekend? If so, you’ll have to check out this Vanilla Danish Butter Cookies Recipe! I recently made this yummy treat and my family enjoyed it immensely. In fact, my husband ate eight of them. To me, that’s the biggest compliment. Want to make these yummy cookies too? If so, you’ll need to pick up the following ingredients:
- 1 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 vanilla bean seeds scraped
- 1 egg large
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
For additional directions on making these cookies, be sure to visit the Jessica Gavin Webpage for more details. Let us know what you thought of this recipe in the comment section below.
Mint Lemonade Lip Scrub DIY!
Have you been wanting to make a homemade lip scrub at home? I sure have! Plus, buying lip cremes can be pricey, especially if they are prescription. I am allergic to many of the chemicals in these cremes both prescription and over the counter. So, I tried this do it yourself project and it totally worked for me! If you’d like to make this lip scrub as well, be sure to have the following ingredients ready:
- 6 Tablespoons granulated sugar
- 4 Tablespoons almond oil
- 8-10 drops lemon essential oil
- 4-5 drops peppermint essential oil
- 2 drops Vitamin E oil (optional)
- 1 drop yellow food gel (optional)
Let us know what you thought of this Mint Lemonade Lip Scrub and how it worked! For additional directions on how to make this homemade remedy, visit the A Cultivated Nest Webpage!
Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe!
Winter is here, which means drinking lots of hot chocolate! My new favorite version of this winter drink is Frozen Hot Chocolate. I recently found a homemade recipe of this drink that I just had to share with our readers. Plus, the frozen texture makes this drink so amazing! If you’d like to make this frozen hot chocolate drink as well, be sure to have the following ingredients ready at home:
- 5 ounces dark chocolate, broken into pieces
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups whole milk
- 4 cups ice
- Possible garnishes: whipped cream, chocolate sauce, hot fudge, shaved chocolate curls, chopped nuts, caramel sauce, sprinkles
For additional directions on making this recipe, be sure to visit the A Spicy Perspective Webpage for more details. Let us know your thoughts in the comments. We’d love to hear from you.
Raised Copper Pipe Plant Stand DIY!
Would you like to raise the heights of your plant stands at home? If so, I recently found a Raised Copper Pipe Plant Stand do-it yourself project that looks fun. I haven’t made this project myself yet, but I’m definitely going to soon. I love the look of the copper pipe in the above photograph. If this project interests you as well, be sure to have the following supplies:
- 1/2-inch copper pipe
- Measuring tape
- 1/2-inch copper T (qty 8)
- 1/2-inch copper cap (qty 8)
- Pipe cutter
- Scrap wood
- Ceramic pot (found at Ikea)
- Nail polish remover
For more directions on making this craft, be sure to visit this eHow Article From Sarah Dorsey Webpage. Let us know what you thought of this craft in the comment section below.
Seven Layer Dip Recipe!
Need a yummy dip for your upcoming football games? If so, what dish will you be bringing to the party? I’d bring this Seven Layer Dip Recipe, because it delicious and easy to make at home! This dip has guacamole, sour cream, and cheese. Doesn’t that sound yummy to make yourself? If you’d like to make this dip recipe as well, be sure to have the following ingredients at home:
- 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
- 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning
- 1 1/4 cups fresh guacamole
- 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
- 3/4 cup fresh, chunky salsa
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 small can sliced olives, drained
- 2 green onions, sliced
For additional directions on making this recipe, be sure to visit the Life In the Lofthouse Webpage for more details. Let us know what you thought of this recipe, we love to hear from our readers.