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Happy Things To Make Everyday A Celebration!

Breakfast In A Box

Breakfast Basket | The Sweet Lulu Blog  There is something about food, arranged beautifully in a basket, that just seems so thoughtful. The next time you want to pamper someone in your life, why not try  some of our ideas for a breakfast in a box.   It doesn’t need to be anything over the top, you just need a few […] Continue reading

Easter Sundae Kits

Easter Sundae Kits | Stevie Pattyn for The Sweet Lulu BlogTo create these kits, we filled each cell of the carton with a various Easter treats. We chose to stock ours with jelly beans, a bunny peep, vanilla bunnies, rainbow jimmies, easter candy corn & crushed up malt balls YUMMERS! Of course, being the fans of pretty packaging that we are, we embellished our cartons with […] Continue reading

Hand Painted Easter Egg Balloons

Handpainted Easter Egg Balloons | The Sweet Lulu Blog  HAND PAINTED EASTER EGG BALLOONS  There is not much to recreating these hand painted Easter egg balloons. Simply cover your table with butcher paper, squeeze out some of your favorite paint & grab some brushes! This is loads of fun, but is also oh-so messy. Be sure to have on clothes you don’t mind […] Continue reading

Peep Pops

Peep Pops | The Sweet Lulu BlogHere is what you are going to need: peeps treat sticks sprinkles chocolate plate or cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Start off by melting your chocolate. We used about 8 ounces of milk chocolate for our pops. If you are going to use a block of chocolate like we did, you are going to […] Continue reading

Classroom Valentine Inspiration

Classroom Valentine Ideas |  We love a good handmade Valentine, especially one crafted by little hands. Why not up your classroom Valentine game this year with one of these four simple ideas ?!   CLASSROOM VALENTINE IDEAS  1.  Fill a colored jewelry box with sweet treats (like sixlets, Lemonheads or M & M) and a fun conversation heart […] Continue reading

Host A Valentine’s Crafternoon

A Valentine's Crafternoon | The Sweet Lulu BlogSome of my favorite gatherings are the ones where the crafting supplies become the decor. I mean seriously, what is better then an explosion of Valentine’s Day pretties scattered all over a table?! Not much! You don’t need much to set the scene for a crafting party. We simply gathered some of our favorite things […] Continue reading

Candy Ring Tutorial

Candy Ring Tutorial | The Sweet Lulu BlogSupplies:  ring blanks  1/8″ thick ribbon (optional) large gum balls rock candy sixlets sprinkles small serrated knife  hot glue gun kitchen scissors   BEFORE WE GET STARTED, I WANT TO REMIND EVERYONE THAT THESE RING ARE NOT EDIBLE. THEY ARE INTENDED TO BE DECORATIVE ONLY. PLEASE USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND ONLY GIVE TO CHILDREN […] Continue reading

Freezer Paper Valentine Treat Bags

Freezer Bag Valentine Bags | The Sweet Lulu Blog    Freezer Paper Valentine bags Supplies Small tote bag or muslin favor pouch Small sponge tipped paint brushes (3-4) Multi-surface acrylic craft paint (I used Martha Stewart in habanero, bubblegum, gold & smoky quartz) A piece of cardboard (cut to fit inside the bag you will be painting to prevent bleed through) Freezer paper stencil […] Continue reading

Mini Valentine Balloon Lollies

Mini Valentine Balloon Lollies | The Sweet Lulu BlogWe have come up with a quick & easy project that you can do with your little people. And seriously, how cute would these be for class Valentines? I think I know what I will be making 20 of in the coming weeks.   Valentine Mini Balloon Lollies      Supplies: mini heart shaped balloons […] Continue reading

Peppermint Stick Marshmallows

Peppermint Stick Marshmallows | The Sweet Lulu Blog    Peppermint Stick Marshmallows   Ingredients: 1 cup cold water (divided into 1/2 cups) 2 Tablespoon + 1/2 Teaspoon Gelatin (Knox Brand) 1 1/2  Cups Sugar 1 Cup Light Corn Syrup 1/4 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1 Teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extracts 2 Teaspoons Pure Peppermint Extracts 5 Crushed up Peppermint Sticks/ Candy Canes Butter Powdered […] Continue reading