Although feathers are beautiful on their own, dipping them in gold glitter or paint gives them a slightly more sophisticated appearance, perfect for a dinner party or a wrapped present. Whether you buy a dozen or make them yourself, here are 7 lovely ways to use gold-dipped feathers.
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Hot cross buns aren’t the only type of traditional Easter bread. As an international holiday, Easter has a great variety of foods and customs unique to each region of the world. There are so many delicious kinds of Easter breads, for instance, that you could try a different recipe each year and never run out of new options! For starters, here are nine traditional Easter bread recipes that are worth trying.
Once your excitement for dying Easter eggs wears off and you’re faced with a dozen hard-boiled eggs, a problem can arise: “How am I going to decorate these eggs, actually?” To help you answer that question, here are 18 excellent ideas for dying and decorating Easter eggs.
Bohemian wedding dresses, with their free-spirited gypsy vibe, are great for any kind of outdoor wedding, whether it be a beach, forest, garden or prairie. Unlike many wedding styles, a bohemian gown doesn’t go for a royal entrance with classy high-heels and a long wedding train. Instead, it gives you free movement throughout the day, e.g., with comfortable shoes, minimal fluff, and a plenty of loose material. Here are seven beautiful examples of bohemian gowns for a relaxed, natural wedding.
The tricky part of making St. Patrick’s Day desserts is figuring out which flavors go with the color green. If green isn’t an option, then you have to figure out how to make something look ‘Irish’ to someone who isn’t Irish. Cupcakes are a good option because they’re small and flexible; you can try a variety of flavors and decorations easily. For ideas, here are 10 creative cupcake recipes that would be great for Saint Patrick’s Day.
1. Lemon pistachio cupcakes – recipe
Plastic milk jugs are so common in the U.S. that anything you make with them is basically free. They’re especially handy to use for homemade crafts and projects for kids, since they can be easily replaced if damaged. For ideas, here are thirteen great ways to upcycle plastic milk jugs.
1. Planters for sowing seeds in the winter
Pavlova is an awe-inspiring dessert, not only because of its exotic name and beautiful shape, but because it’s so rare compared to cakes, pies and cookies. Even though it’s practically as easy to make as a layered cake, it gives the impression of culinary expertise–something reserved for professional bakers and/or people who have food blogs. It’s very doable, though, and with so many delicious-looking recipes, it’s worth trying.
1. Orange flower pavlova with pistachios, coconut cream, and lemon zest – recipe