Friday, 31 October 2014

sweet halloween treats

...a big thanks to everyone who created one of those beautiful sweet halloween snacks and kindly shared it with the rest of the world.

once you started searching the world wide web for halloween snacks you will find a lot amazing stuff and i am so glad for being off for a few days, so i could jump into the halloween adventure.

...i am very grateful for the great inspiration and hope i could credit the original posts...there the treats look sooo  professional, but still encouraging to trying to make them yourself.

it is absolutely worth paying those blogs a visit, so i decided to skip the part of publishing my own recipes and redirect to the respective pages instead.

...i hope you enjoy browsing through my small selection of fun halloween regards...silke 

spider chocolate muffins

cookie dentures

jello worms

spooky chocolate push pops

chocolate skulls

Thursday, 23 October 2014

jewelled halloween

...i never actually thought about halloween decoration before...but then my niece announced that she is going to through a halloween party this year and i could not stop thinking what i could contribute.

as i live five hundred kilometres away, i was thinking about a few bits and pieces, which could be easily be sent by mail...yeah right, once you started thinking about halloween and browsing through a few shops, you quickly notice that even in germany there is a lot of halloween stuff around.

...the funny thing is, i did not really buy any of those, but got insipired by a few things, which i had at home already.

black picture frames i always have on hand, as well as black candle sticks and black bowls.
fabrics, which haven't turned into designer pieces yet, paint and deco crystals are other things, i could count i just had to get some pumpkins and i could start painting, gluing and decorating.

a little bling bling can never hurt...and i does look the best on black...perfekt for halloween.

the jewelled pumpkins are so easy to make and more or less self explanatory, but still there is little tutorial.

...ohh needlesss to say, that i am not sending anything by post, i decided to hop on a train and deliver my contribution to my nieces halloween party personally.

this what you need

- a few mini pumpkins

- black paint

- brush

- crystal stones

- glue

- glitter

this is what you have to do

- paint your pumpkins

- adhere the stones onto the pumpkins

- apply some glue to the pumpkins

- drizzle some glitter onto the glue

and that it is...the variations are just endless

i am done and ready for halloween... i hope my niece does like the decoration and can use some of the stuff for her halloween party...thanks for stopping regards...silke

Friday, 17 October 2014

giant bowl etagere

i am soo in love with this is soo easy to make and looks so amazing.

...ok...the beauty of the etagere actually depends solely on the beauty of the bowls you choose...and i must admit i was really lucky to find those.

i was looking for a set of dark wooden bowls, but then i found those beauties...hammered metal bowls in three different sizes for a really reasonable price.

...the largest one is huge and this is what makes this etagere so amazing.

in addition you only need two candle holders...needless to say that you do not need to spend a fortune for some cool candle holders.

this is what you need

- three metal bowls in three different sizes

- two matching candle sticks

- hot glue

this is what you have to do

- glue the first candle stick onto the centre of the bottom of the smallest bowl

- glue the other side of the candle stick onto the centre of the middle size bowl

- glue the second candle stick onto the centre of the bottom of the middle size bowl

- glue the other side of the candle stick onto the centre of the largest bowl

- you could do it vice versa, too and start with the bottom of the etagere using the largest bowl first

i hope you enjoyed the tutorial...thanks for stopping regards...silke