Cupcake Costume Tutorial

by ilene on October 28, 2011 · 3 comments

in halloween, holidays, sewing, tutorial

Hi!!  Yesterday I showed you all our Halloween costumes this year! I am going to be a giant cupcake and Jeff is the pastry chef! Today, I am going to show you how I made my cupcake costume: Tutorial on how to make the silver cupcake liner “tube top”: How to make the frosting top: […]


California here I come, right back where I started from, Where Bowers of flowers bloom in the sun. I haven’t been posting much this week because we are in California!! We flew down to LA after Chicago to visit my family and attend a beautiful wedding.  Now we are up north in the bay area […]


When I think of summer, I think of SEERSUCKER.  I’m a sucker for seersucker, I just LOVE IT! There is something about this wrinkly,  striped fabric that makes me smile.  It has “summer” written all over it.  I read somewhere that the puckered texture of the fabric keeps it away from the skin so it’s […]


Do you guys remember this flower pillow I made? I wrote about it in my first ever blog post (click picture below to read the full post): I re-made it into this: (monogram pillow on the left tutorial here; I wrote about the dahlia pillow on the right here) A few weeks ago, while watching […]


A couple of Jeff’s good friends were visiting from Texas a few weeks ago. They used to live in Boston but moved to Dallas last year and we were so sad to see them go. They have the cutest 2 year old boy that we miss having around.   I made their little toddler a couple […]