DIY- Pretty Gold Bowls

Just take a look at this lovely and oh-so-easy DIY we have for you today. If you are anything like me, you will always be on the lookout for bowls, trays or any cute way to store odds and ends. These gold bowls are ideal for make-up, nail polishes and office goodies. It will not only de-clutter your space, but also add a great decorative element. Just get yourself some gold spray paint, white bowls, stickers to create patterns and within a couple of simple steps you will have gorgeous and glammed up bowls. For the full tutorial go to Forchicsake.

5 Valentines Day Sweet Treat Recipes

1. Chocolate and Raspberry Heart  Napoleons Recipe

Once again Cupid’s day is nearly upon us and we are loving the sweet joys of Valentines! A wonderful celebration of love. A time to appreciate and just enjoy some quality time with your partner and a time to share and indulge. Whether staying in and creating an intimate evening, going on a picnic or doing something daring and different, make sure to add that little, sweet bite. Try your hand at any of these gorgeous recipe, all simply delicious and perfect for a romantic moment!

2. Cupid’s Cloud Raspberry & Cream Dessert Recipe

3. Strawberry Heart Mini Cheesecake Bites Recipe

4. Soft Sugar Valentines Cookies Recipe

5. White Chocolate Cherries Recipe

5 Cute ways to Style a Valentine’s Cocktail

What would Valentines be without a pretty cocktail? Concoct your favourite love potion and dress it up with cute, glittery heart swizzle sticks, rim your glasses with a sweet mix of cocktail sugar or simply add some pink cotton candy to a Martini glass and fill up with sparkling wine. Some wines taste better when cold, be sure to try putting it in a cold storage like a cooler or freezer before making the coctail. Sip slowly and enjoy xx

DIY – Decorative Hearts

I am a complete romantic at heart and to me a handmade gift is often far more special than a quick buy from the shops. And today I want to share a lovely DIY with you. These pretty pastel decorative hearts can be a cute and thoughtful Valentines gift, or just to show someone you care. Create your own patterns and add ribbons, glitter and your favourite colours. Wrap it up and send it off sealed with a kiss! Please visit Aga from the delightful blog Passion Shake for a full tutorial.

Images via : Passion Shake

Chocolate Icebox Cupcake Recipe

I simply love anything that looks just as good as it tastes, and these gorgeous Chocolate Icebox cupcakes topped with cute colourful sprinkles are just the most scrumptious little treats ever! It is quick and easy and will delight both adults and kids. Perfect for an outdoor Summer party! To be served with an assortment of prettiness and a whole lot of laughter. For this candy-coloured recipe just hop on over to Twopeasandtheirpod.

 

Images via: twopeasandtheirpod

Christmas Wrapping Ideas – Stylish in black

I must say, nowadays gift wrapping has become quite an art and it is not always the kindest to our wallets. Luckily there are loads of ideas to be found. You can still create beautifully wrapped packages from basic goodies that doesn’t cost you an arm and a leg. With a bit of creativity and imagination you can wrap the prettiest of prezzies. When opting for a more stylish or graphic Christmas feel, use touches of black. It looks great when combined with natural twine, beads and a Christmas print or two. Hope you all get some fabulous inspiration from these lovely ideas.

Pastel Christmas

With some sparkle on the tree and a twinkle in the eye we want to welcome the prettiest of pastels into our homes this Christmas. It surely is the most wonderful time of the year and we want to celebrate it with soft shades of shimmering blue and candyfloss pink. Whether it is a snowy or a sunny Festive Season, make time to choose your palette wisely and create a truly magical Christmas.