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Happy Things To Make Everyday A Celebration!

A Mother’s Day Picnic & Portable Cocktails

Portable Handmade Picnic Cocktails | Meghan Splawn for The Sweet Lulu BlogMother’s Day Brunch is a really lovely idea, but as a mom with a young toddler, I’m looking for another way to celebrate this year. My Mother’s Day game plan this year: picnic and punches. Picnics are so much less stress than a formal brunch and its an easy way to include dads and kids […] Continue reading

Sweet May Day Baskets

May Day Baskets | The Sweet Lulu BlogWe made some sweet little May Day baskets this past weekend & wanted to share their uber cuteness with you! We used some simple craft basics from the shop to create these cuties: double sided crepe paper, gold tinsel pipe cleaners, polkadot paper cups & some green pipe cleaners. If you want step-by-step instructions on […] Continue reading

Chocolate Stout Baked Donuts

Baked donuts are incredible easy to make and bake – though they do require a special pan. For along time I avoided buying one of these specialty pans, but after baking up my first batch of donuts I was so glad I did. The texture of these donuts falls somewhere between a cake and muffin […] Continue reading

Birthday Cake Waffles

BIrthday Cake Waffles | The Sweet Lulu BlogMaking these waffles is easy peasy. All you need is a box of cake mix (we went with Funfetti…..and added more rainbow jimmies, of course!) and a waffle iron. Make the batter according to the directions on the box. Ladle into a pre-heated waffle iron and cook until desired doneness. Top with a dollop of […] Continue reading

Luster Dust Painted Cones

Luster Dust Painted Cones | The Sweet Lulu BlogHere is what you are going to need:  sugar cones  a teeny tiny dish & water  luster or pearl dust  food safe paint brush Directions: 1. Pick the color of luster or pearl dust that you want to use 2. Dump a small amount of luster/pearl dust into about a tablespoon of water. Keep adding […] Continue reading

Geronimo Inspired Pom Pom Tutorial

Geronimo Inspired Pom Poms | The Sweet Lulu BlogWe were on the phone chatting about future projects this past March and our conversation went something like this… Me: ” I think I might have come up with an idea that will be great for the helium shortage…” Jessie: “That is so funny you should say that, because I had an aha moment last […] Continue reading

Lucky No. 13

Turning 13 with Thirteen Tiny Presents | The Sweet Lulu BlogOlivia is saving up for a real camera like her mama’s (bless her heart), so she really just wanted money for her birthday.  Instead of handing her an envelope of cash, I thought it would be fun to make her hunt for it, so I wrapped up 13 little boxes, each containing a clue and/or […] Continue reading

Rainbow Fringe Garland Backdrop Tutorial

Somewhere Over The Rainbow | The Shop Sweet Lulu BlogHere is what you will need: tissue fringe garland, one in every color of the rainbow gold twine white pom poms glitter paper circle punches in multiple sizes double stick tape paper clips clear push pins Directions: Step 1: Creating your twine “clothesline”: First you need to create a twine “clothesline”. Cut a piece of […] Continue reading