DIY: Damask Lanterns

With some leftover puffy paint from my masquerade project, I did a bit of research online for other fun crafts using this wonderful 3-dimensional paint. I came across an idea for making lanterns out of mason jars with damask detailing. I  liked the exotic henna-like design that really jazzed up a plain jar or candle holder.

The lanterns compliment any room environment and are very easy to make!

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Coconut Vanilla Bean Birthday Cake with Buttercream Icing

Make a birthday for someone you care about extra special with a homemade cake! This was the first time I’ve attempted baking a cake that didn’t come directly from a box. Continue reading