Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner!

Thanks X-ACTO for your great promotion of the Z-Series craft knife.  The two winners each winning a $25.00 gift card from Walmart are:
Homespun Hurricane and
Donna
Congratulations Crafters!  Send your snail mail information to dspaperstudio@aol.com and I'll see that X-ACTO gets it right away.  Make sure to visit their Facebook Page for a Big Thanks!

Don't forget that ArtBin is giving away a Cartridge Storage Container this month right here.  I'd love for you to visit their Facebook page and give them a big LIKE.  Leave a comment about your favorite way to storage your stash to be entered in the drawing at the end of the month here on D's Paper Studio. 

Let me share a bit more craftiness from the baby shower this past Saturday.  My favorite thing to do these days for baby showers is a Diaper Cake.  They are so much fun and make a great gift.  Since this was for my daughter-in-law it became a gift on top of a gift as I loaded it with so many fun baby items. 



Ingredients:  loads of diapers!; white and silver deco mesh, light pink and chocolate dot ribbon; buttons; Graphic 45 Little Darlings chipboard tags; Becky Higgins "love" artwork and font; lots of baby fun things.



To prove I'm a total nut case I decided to make cake pops for the shower.  I am so not a crafty cook.  These actually turned out good.  Several things I learned:
1.  do not add too much frosting!  These things turned out totally rich.
2.  make sure you have a way to store them back and forth to the freezer or refrigerator.
3.  always have a tester around to eat the mistakes so it looks like you know what you are doing.

I don't have a better photo of the place card holder but they are actual forks I found at Goodwill, cleaned up, bent the center 2 prongs to the back and the outer 2 towards the front with a bit of a curl on the tip.  These make care place card holders for the food.  You can make all styles.  The instruction for them are all over the internet. 

I had a grand time at the baby shower and I'm at it again making yet another diaper cake, but a totally unusal one that I can't wait to share...next week after the shower.  LOL

Have a Crafty Day!






Eddie White update:  Eddie is beginning physical therapy although he is still quite ill.  My last update said that he had a mild case of pneumonia and a slight fever.  His condition is still very serious. 

Gratitude List
1.  Little Honey kisses
2.  the beautiful rain on our garden
3.  the protection of little Noah
4.  my son-in-law
5.  Ruth, Connie, and Sudie

Comments

  1. Looks like you have been super busy being crafty~love what you did here and I bet they did too!!!! The diaper cake is amazing!!!!
    D~I'm thankful you too!! {{hugs}}}

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  2. This table and diaper cake are so beautiful! This was an amazing babt shower! Wish I was a there to munch a cake pop - they look delicious. Would love to see the placecard holders. Hoping I am the "Donna" who won.

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    1. Yep Donna. I got your email and will be sending it this evening to X-ACTO.

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  3. Wow - you outdid yourself!!! I am going to remember these ides for if and when my kids ever have babies!

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  4. Love the diaper cake and other creative decor!

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  5. Ok, first of all, the diaper cake is amazing, amazing, AMAZING! Love the frame at the top! Second, I think you are holding out...you are a crafty baker! Love the fork place card holders too--you are AMAZING!

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  6. Prayers continue for Eddie and his family. Thanks for the little updates. Hugs, Jess

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  7. Wow! Looks awesome! You are really talented with many things! :)

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  8. WOW you know how to put on an incredible party. Love all your decorations and the food looks yummy!!

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  9. i love making diaper cakes! this one is sooo cute!

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