Gift tags are a great way to let kids put a handmade touch on their Mother's Day present. (Not to mention they save you a trip to the store.) But don't reserve this project for once a year — the whole fam can make a bunch to keep on hand for graduations, birthdays and holidays, so they're always ready for a special occasion!
It's easy to make your sewing friends happy around the holidays, their birthdays, Mother's Day — all you have to do is fill their arms with sewing gifts! Whether you're giving a fabric that totally made you think of them, notions that need to be replaced or kits that let them tackle a new project, you're guaranteed to put a smile on their face. Happy shopping!
Mama and baby birds are a first sign of spring — and the perfect way to celebrate Mother's Day. This card is fun to customize to your family, and it'll come out great even if you've never tried watercolor before. Tweet!
There's nothing sweeter than baking fun cookies with your little kitchen helper. Unless, of course, you're rocking matching aprons! This reversible option is a cinch to sew, and fits kids who are between ages 3 and 6. If your kiddo is older, don't worry: you just have to add length or width to your pattern and you'll be good to go.
Here's some great news: using real flowers as cake decor doesn't require professional-level skill. In fact, fresh blooms can be way easier than fiddling with the sugar-based variety. Before you start trimming stems or snacking on petal scraps though, there are a few considerations to keep in mind.
While the thought of chomping on a flower petal can seem kind of unreal, it's totally not. Edible flower petals are a major game-changer for cake decorating, and when they're coated in sugar and candied, the flavor is next-level.
Vintage birdcages are oh-so-pretty for flower arrangements and party decor, but they’re extra sweet when turned into cupcakes. Here’s how to make ‘em for your Mama Bird, or anybody else who makes your heart take wing.
It's always a good time to bake a batch of donuts, but come spring you want them to have pretty pastel vibes. Enter this gluten-free version, which gets that pink color from beets (without any beet flavor). Serve 'em for Mother's Day, Easter or even Valentine's Day and your dessert will be totally on hue.
At peak season, why mess around with strawberry-esque or strawberry-flavored recipes when you can treat your taste buds to the real deal? It may take an extra step to make these authentic beauties, but they hit all the marks: moist, delicious, fresh, flavorful. Whip 'em up for Mother's Day, Easter or any random day of the week — when a recipe's this tasty, you don't need an excuse to bake it.
You don't need an excuse to make these pretty cake pops, but Mother's Day sure is a good one. Show your momma how much you care with these bite-sized treats — you could even pair 'em with an actual bottle of her favorite scent for an extra-sweet touch.
You don't need any fancy cake decorating skills to make your mom these awww-dorable cupcakes. The secret is all in the cutters and molds you can use to make your job oh-so-simple. Whip 'em up to celebrate Mother's Day and get ready for all the heart-eye emojis coming your way.
One thing's for sure: You've never seen a Mother's Day cake quite like this. But when you’ve got a cool mom, she deserves an equally cool cake. Bring on the fiery drip details and vintage tattoo-inspired topper — this Mother's Day rocks.
There's nothing quite like a decadent carrot cake covered with a swirl of cream cheese frosting, but sometimes you’re looking for something a little lighter — not to mention easier to make. Which is where these muffins come in. They're the perfect way to get all the flavors of the classic treat onto your brunch buffet. Serve ‘em for Easter, Mother’s Day or at any weekend brunch-fest.
It's pretty. It's fun. Best of all, you can eat it. These are just three reasons to make a cupcake bouquet for Mother's Day, a bridal shower, even a birthday bash. Just make sure you have buttercream to match the party's color scheme and you're good to go.
Create your brunch centerpiece with a baked frittata, an omelette-quiche hybrid that's healthy, crustless and oh-so-customizable. While most frittata recipes start on the stovetop, this method is even easier — just put your ingredients in a glass dish or pie pan, pop it in the oven and relax with your morning coffee.
Dessert is all about texture, and these lemon pudding cakes certainly deliver. They start with a fluffy, moist cake layer and finish with a smooth, creamy curd — and they definitely don't skimp on lemony flavor. Whip 'em up for brunch — perhaps on Mother's Day or Easter — to give your guests the perfect final bite.
If you're a fan of bread pudding, it's time you made friends with the Irish variation. The dish doesn't hail from the country, but rather gets its name from the generous amount of Irish cream. Serve it up on St. Patrick's Day or Easter brunch for a table full of satisfied guests.
Let's talk about a good Belgian waffle — crisp exterior, tender inside and deep pockets for catching maximum syrup. Who can resist that? Sadly, these brunch wonders get a bad rep for being hard to make. But not anymore. This recipe only calls for one bowl and simple instructions, meaning you're well on your way to waffle stardom.
Handmade cards are lovely, but why stop there when you can DIY the envelope, too? Fabric envelopes are super cute, resuable and so much more personal than their store-bought cousins. Not to mention they're a genius way to use fabric scraps left over from your latest project. Slip in a small gift, an extra-special photo or, obviously, a card that truly sends a heartfelt message.
Talk about a dynamic duo: this brunch dish combines flaky, buttery puff pastry with deliciously runny eggs. Plus, the recipe is easy enough to scale up for a crowd at your Easter or Mother’s Day celebrations.
Whether we're talking Christmas, Mother's Day or any ol' Sunday, we're always here for an extra-special morning meal. Try your hand at a new recipe (or five), then go on and show off that #BrunchGoals spread!
Everything's better at brunch, right? While mimosas are the meal's classic go-to, there are times when champagne is a no-go. That's when a good mocktail recipe comes in handy. Since champagne has a fairly complex flavor, the key is to bring plenty of flavor with your other ingredients. This means that you can — and should — get creative with fruit juices and not limit yourself to classic orange juice. Say cheers to two of our favorite options.
If you’re looking for something a bit more subtle than sprinkles, we recommend this all-natural sanding sugar from India Tree. This fine-grain saccharine is made with plant-based food colors derived from concentrated vegetables. The set includes a sweet selection of pastels: green, blue, yellow, pink, and purple.
Create precious sugar peonies that bring unmistakable elegance to your decorating. In this Peony Cutter Set from Petal Crafts, you'll receive four stainless steel petal cutters, a food-grade silicone petal veiner and detailed instructions for lifelike results. The gorgeous flowers you make using this kit will measure approximately 4" wide.
We’re hard-pressed to think of any pairing prettier than flowers and pastries, and now you can bring them together as one with the Flower Bouquet cupcake kit from Meri Meri. The 12 flower toppers come in three designs of carefully crafted crepe paper, and they absolutely bloom atop the accompanying gold foil baking liners.
Meet the only mold that allows you to create perfect baby-themed cookies in a fraction of the time — no cutters or piping needed! With a teddy bear, babygrow, rattle, bottle and bunting, you're sure to impress at your next baby shower.
Party showers bring lots of flowers! Whether you’re celebrating a blushing bride or a mom-to-be, beautiful blooms and pretty petals are in order. Snap up the Meri Meri Floral Shower Kit which includes Flower Bouquet Cupcake Kit, Sprinkle Pop Pastel Confetti and Flower Bouquet Garland.
Bring a breath of fresh air to your next cake with the Petal Crafts Dahlia Leaf Cutter and Veiner Set. Each set comes with two stainless steel cutters, a pair of silicone veiners and step-by-step instructions for creating finished leaves that measure 3 1/2" long and are guaranteed to amaze.
Ruffled roses are one of those cake decorating embellishments that everyone loves but few have the patience for. Enter: Karen Davis Ruffled Roses mold, the only mold out there that makes these stunning blooms for you. Save hours of your time (and tons of cocktail sticks!).