Season To Sparkle: Day 5

Our fun here is almost over. *tear* But we have saved some of the best for last!

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Bring on the glittery glam! I don’t care what’s in these party glasses, I want to drink it! And . . . can I keep the glass, too?

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I am an absolute sucker for anything reindeer! They are so elegant and beautiful. These napkins are perfect for bring a touch of that elegance into your party.

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Then when the evening is over, the chocolate is gone, and the laughter has calmed to a soft sigh in the night there is nothing better than a sweet, sparkling favor to hand to each of your guests. And Kojo-Design has you covered! Check it out.

Happy Holidays and make sure you take time for a little Sparkle this Season!

Season To Sparkle: Day 4

Hello friends, here’s some more totally creative, holiday sparkle for you!

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Just in case you love balloons . . . and I know you do! . . . check out this so fun balloon fringe.

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Cupcakes just went from backstage to limelight with these show stopper cupcake toppers! Don’t miss it!

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And, finally, the garland I promised. Isn’t this amazing! Seriously, I wish I was so creative. *Sigh* I know my friends would all die if my table were trimmed with this during my next party.

Season to Sparkle: Day 3

Welcome back! I’m thrilled you’re here because in addition to the Caramel Turtles (here) I’ve got two totally amazing DIY’s to share with you!

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Aren’t these Drink Stirs fantastic! I love how the little touch of black makes the whole party oh so very sophisticated! Check it out here.

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What party is completely without party hats? And these bring the glam! Don’t miss this totally fun post.

See you again tomorrow when we take a look at some more awesome DIY party ideas including some of the best Holiday Garland I’ve ever seen!

Sophisticated Sugar: Cashew Turtles

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I know you’ve been waiting for days. And, now, here it is! The scrumptious, deliciously good Sophisticated Sugar Holiday Special: Cashew Turtles.

 

I say, BRING IT ON!

 

Cashew Turtles

11 oz. Caramel
1 Tbsp. Milk
1 Tbsp. Butter
1/2 cup cashew pieces
15 oz Chocolate (make sure you use a compound chocolate which can melt and set up again)
Chocolate Mold

Place caramel, milk, and butter in a large bowl and melt either in microwave or over a stove top. Make sure to stir frequently and not melt it at too high a heat as it burns easily. If the caramel melts, but the milk and butter aren’t mixing in don’t worry. Just keep stirring and it’ll all come together soon.

Melt chocolate – same as above, do it either in the microwave or on the stove just be careful not to burn it.

Coat the inside of chocolate mold with a thin layer of chocolate and let it set up in the refrigerator for a couple of minutes. Scoop a small amount of melted caramel into the chocolate covered mold, just make sure you stir the caramel right before using it since the cashews will slowly float to the top. Top the caramel with just enough chocolate to cover and seal the chocolate. Place in freezer and allow to harden for several minutes. Pull the mold out, turn it over and pop out the good stuff!

Season To Sparkle: Day 2

Welcome back to the party! Today we have three fantastic DIY projects!

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First off, isn’t this wreath gorgeous! Talk about jewel-licious! Seriously, it’s even more amazing in person. Check it out here.

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Just when you thought mini cupcakes couldn’t get any cuter . . . make sure you check out the fun way these cuties were put together, here.

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Nothing goes better with a jewel-filled, sparkle-galore party than these super gem-glorious invitations! Check those darlings out here.

And just wait! Tomorrow there’s going to be even MORE sparkle fun (. . . and there might even be some chocolate to go with it!)

Season To Sparkle

 

 

 

 

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To the biggest party of the year! . . . or at least the biggest party going on right now *wink*

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Come back everyday this week for another DIY addition to this totally cute party. Then throw your own gorgeous party this holiday season.

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And a special shout-out to the awesome sponsor of this hop. Hurrah for Tiny Prints! They got so excited about this party, they donated some seriously jewel-rific stuff. Check out this Pillow, Invitation, Custom Gift Wrap, Custom Tray, and My Christmas Wish List Easel Art.

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I can’t wait to share all these amazing DIY projects – especially a delicious Sophisticated Sugar special: Cashew Caramels! (Stay tuned, that’s coming on Wednesday.)

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