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Make Eggshell Votive Candles for Easter

Here’s what we made with those pretty ombré-dyed blue eggs: votive calends for our Easter table! I think they’re so pretty and they were really easy to make. See how on Hellobee here.

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Ombré Blue Dyed Easter Eggs

I got really inspired by these beautiful blue Easter eggs I came across on Pinterest and decided to do something similar myself. I used one bowl with around one and a half cups of boiling water and two teaspoons of white vinegar. First I added two drops of food colour to the bowl and dipped my [...]

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No-Sew Denim Bunting Cake Topper

This might be my favourite thing that I’ve made in a while. I love bunting to decorate a cake and I see these sweet little denim flags as the perfect decoration for a baby shower, Father’s day, a western birthday party, the fourth of july! It’s made of denim scraps, involves no sewing at all, [...]

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IKEA Hack – DIY TV Shelf out of Kitchen Units

I came across this IKEA hack – a tv shelf built out of kitchen units – this evening, and I had to share it. We have IKEA kitchen units in our entry way – it’s how we built pre-school style cubbies and shoe shelves etc for each of the children. And I love all the [...]

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Valentines Day DIY Projects and Baking

Valentines Day is coming up and here are some fun projects you still have time to do! Make Pink Macarons (it’s easier than you think!) You can also fill them with white chocolate ganache (like I did for Léonie’s naming below) – absolutely delicious! Make a pink ombré cake and pink cake pops (use this [...]

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Felt Heart Cake and Cupcake Toppers

Today on Hellobee I’m sharing these super sweet felt heart cupcake toppers and cake garlands for Valentines Day. If you have some felt scraps, you have everything you need to make them. And you can use them over and over again! Check out all the how-tos here.

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