Sweets & Treats DIY Projects

Pre-Gaming with Pastries: A Tailgating Brunch

Pre-Gaming with Pastries: A Tailgating Brunch

You may not know this, but I happen to come from a very athletic, sports-fanatic family. (No, I didn’t get that gene.) So when Smirnoff ICE approached me about throwing a ladies tailgate party I decided to dig deep into my football roots and put my own spin on it… with pastries. (Surprised?) Lucky for […]

Free Printable Sandwich Wraps

Free Printable Sandwich Wraps

I have a fun tailgating post coming up this week, so I thought I’d go ahead and get you in a bit of a football mood today with these free printable sandwich wraps my right-hand gal Annie designed for my latest eHow download! Inspired by football laces and pennant flags, they’re perfect to kick off […]

How to Frost the Best Birthday Cake Ever

How to Frost the Best Birthday Cake Ever

For two years now, I’ve been wanting to do a post or series on how to properly frost a cake. This is largely selfish, as… it’s a skill I personally am dying to improve. I love baking but I have just never taken the time to really make it look good. Like professional good. So […]

Let’s Eat! | Vanilla-Cardamom Pear Hand Pies

Let’s Eat! | Vanilla-Cardamom Pear Hand Pies

Happy October! As we enter into real fall, I thought it was high time we made recipes a regular part of Studio DIY! I’ve done a lot of fun food projects here, but not a ton of recipes, and I’ve really been wanting to try my hand at styling food a la Studio DIY’s vibe. […]

DIY Striped Drink Umbrellas

DIY Striped Drink Umbrellas

In my continuing yearly effort to avoid the end of summer, I bring you a little makeover for those party store drink umbrellas! I know we all secretly love cocktail umbrellas, but I bet we’d all secretly love them more if they were striped! Am I wrong in that assumption!? I think not. So I […]

Funfetti Creamsicles

Funfetti Creamsicles

Ooooh yeah, I told you I wasn’t letting summer slip away. BACK OFF SEPTEMBER! Luckily my pals over at Garlic My Soul share in this quest. We decided we needed to squeeze in a popsicle recipe just in the nick of time… and it needed to involve sprinkles. Funfetti creamsicles!!!!!!!!! Yep. It happened. And GMS […]

DIY Record Cupcake Toppers

DIY Record Cupcake Toppers

Who has a rad music-loving dad out there!? Well if you do, he will surely appreciate some Father’s Day treats that pay tribute to his passion for tunes. And here I am to delivery said treats to you… record cupcake toppers (and soda labels, too)! You can actually thank my new intern (!!), the lovely […]

DIY Party Hat Treat Cones

DIY Party Hat Treat Cones

Happy Earth Day, everyone! Last year I did a little party supply upcycling in honor of this special day, and today I’m doing a mini version… taking party hats and cake toppers and turning them into treat cones! Snag those leftover unworn party hats line ‘em with an extra napkin or piece of wax paper […]