May 31, 2012

Tablet Time {new iPad OR $540 Cash Edition} Giveaway. Father's Day Gift

Tablet Time {new iPad OR $540 Cash Edition} Giveaway

Great Father's Day Gift! Enter for your chance to win!

I'm so excited to be apart of another fabulous Giveaway with these wonderful blogs,
Please be sure to check out the host blogs above and check out SpringCoin, the sponsoring company of this great giveaway.

Tablet Time New iPad or $540 Cash

Giveaway starts today June 1, 2012, at 12:01 AM EST and the deadline to enter is June 15, 2012, at 11:59 PM EST.  This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only, and entrants must be 18 years or older.

Prize Details:
new iPad Option
  • 16 GB Wi-Fi new iPad tablet in black or white
  • polyurethane Smart Cover in dark grey, light grey, prink, green, or blue
  • optional 2 lines of engraving on back of new iPad (up to 28 letters/characters per line)
Cash Option
  • Entrants intending to select the cash option MUST have an active PayPal account.
  • $540 will be remitted to the winner as a gift via PayPal.
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Crayon Bouquet Teachers Gift Tutorial

Unique Teachers Crayon Gift

 Today was my daughters last day of first grade and we made her teacher this Crayola Flower Bouquet.

Here is the tutorial to make one for your teacher.

Supplies Needed:
 A box of Crayons - I used the 48 count and had some crayons left over.
A Bouquet of Flowers - I used fake flowers.
A Mug Plug - I found it in a package of 2 in the flower department.
Ribbon - I used red 7/8" Grosgrain Ribbon
Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
Scissors or Exacto Knife
Wire Cutters
Gift Card (optional)

DIY Steps...
 Open your box of crayons & cut off the lid with your scissors.


 Empty your crayon box.


 Secure the bottom of your crayon box with some hot glue.

 Place some glue on the bottom of your mug plug and push your mug plug inside the box.


 Hot glue crayons around the box.


Glue a ribbon & bow around the crayons.


 Cut your flowers and push them into your mug plug. Glue a gift card to a flower or leaf.

Voila! Easy & Cute!
Mrs. Whittington LOVED it!



I officially have a 2nd grader!
Madison's first day & last day of 1st grade.

What grade is your child(ren) in?

What did you make or buy for your kids teacher?

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May 26, 2012

Multi Color Zebra & Cheetah Bows. Tutu Fairy

Zebra & Cheetah Bows
Today, I made some bows that I just love.They are  Multi Colored Zebra print and Cheetah print hair bows on an alligator clip.

At first I didn't know how the colors would come together but they did and I like it :)

I made these for a friend of Madison's, but you can purchase them from Tutu Fairy too.

 
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May 25, 2012

RealTree Camo Hunting Cake

Baby Shower Hunting Cake
I hope you're having a Sweet Friday! I'm excited to get back into the groove of blogging. Over the next few fridays I will be showing you a Captain America Cake & Cookies, Cascading Flowers Cake & Cupcakes, Real Steel Cake, 3 Tier Scroll Wedding Cake, 3D Cars Cake & Cupcakes, American Flag Cake, Peace Signs Cake & Cupcakes, & another baby shower cake. That's just what I've created in May! I would love for you to come back each Friday and check them out. Post a link in the comment section to your sweet creations. I would love to see your cakes too!

Today I'd like to show you a Hunting Cake I created for a Baby Shower. They wanted RealTree Camo. This is what I created...

 The RealTree Camo border on the bottom tier is an icing sheet I had printed for me. The leaves are painted with some brown and gold luster dust and the grass is shiny green by using lemon juice, green food coloring, & a very small amount of white luster dust.  The nest is a rice krispy treat covered in brown fondant. Just stab, poke, & squish with a fork to get the texture. The egg is a real egg that I cleaned out and let dry overnight.


I didn't know how this was going to come all together, but, I must say, I really like it.

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Come back next friday to see the Captain America Cake & Cookies!!

May 24, 2012

Austin Texas. State Capital

State Capital of Texas

Yesterday we decided to head to Austin, Texas. It's about 3.5 hours from Dallas to Austin. Daniel took the firefighter exam down there and we decided to tag along and make a day trip out of it. We had a fun!

 Austin, Texas State Capital




We had fun and now we can finally say we've seen our state capital!

Have you ever been to your state capital? Where do you live & what is your state capital?


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M.I.A. Personal Update

Personal Update

I haven't blogged in 2 weeks - have y'all missed me?

I'm hoping that was a yes! Sorry, I've been M.I.A, but it's been crazy in the Kennedy household. Daniel just finished school and he's in the process of looking for a firefighter job.

I'm good at keeping up with my blog, but once I start getting behind it takes me a while to get back into the groove of things. I have so much to show you! I have 8 or so cakes and tons of creative things coming up. I hope you haven't lost interest in My Creative Way just yet!

Daniel's Graduation...
Trying to get a family picture didn't work. Jaxson didn't want to be apart of it :(


Our four legged loves...
Here is our new dog Roxie. We got her in February. Look how big she is getting...
 Our Boxer Roxie.

The Yorkies...
I had a photoshoot for Coda & Pinkie the other day...
I think Coda touched her butt! Look at his smile :)

I think Pinkie liked it! Look at her smile :)

So how the heck are YOU???
What have you been creating lately?


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May 11, 2012

The Wiggles Cake. Make your own birthday candle


The Wiggles Fondant Cake


This cake was inspired by Simply Homemade Cakes. Instead of it being a 2 tiered cake like Simply Homemade Cakes made I made it a one tiered fondant cake.

I had 4 cakes to create when I was making this wiggles cake so my husband & mother helped a lot. Daniel made the octopus and the house. My mother kneaded the fondant for me.

The #2 birthday candle was made from a rice krispy treat that I formed around a real birthday candle. I just covered it in fondant and decorated it.


I hope y'all have a sweet Friday!

May 1, 2012

The CelebraTori Book winner is...


Thank you for all those who entered The CelebraTori Book Giveaway.

 

The winner was picked at random using Random.Org's Number Generator. Comment #18 was the winner...
Suzie, please email me your shipping details. Thank you and congratulations on winning a free book :)


Our next giveway will be in May so....

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