So much for posting this earlier in the week....but that's life and you'll still love my favorite finds this week!!
Dear Lizzy Flower Tutorial
Yep, another GREAT flower tutorial from Dear Lizzy (Liz Kartchner) on the American Crafts blog. Oh so sweet and I'll be trying these this weekend!
Bread Sticks with a Twist
For all my friends that I've dragged to the Pizza Factory, this post is for you. We LOVE their bread sticks that they twist around a wood dowel and I found this yummy recipe posted over on Kara's Kitchen Creations.
Here's how you do it....
1 1/2 cups hot water
1 Tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp SAF instant yeast
3 1/2 - 4 cups flour
2-3 Tbsp melted butter
1/4 tsp garlic salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp dill weed
1/8 tsp Italian seasoning
Combine water, sugar, salt, yeast, and enough flour to make a soft dough. Knead for 3-4 minutes. On greased countertop, break off pieces of dough and roll into thin ropes that are about 1 1/2 times the length of your skewers. Twist the rope around the skewer and place on a greased cookie sheet. Repeat till all dough is used. Let twists rise till doubled, about 30 minutes. While they are baking, combine the glaze ingredients so the flavors will blend. Bake twists at 375 for about 12-15 minutes or till golden brown. Remove from oven and brush with the butter glaze.
Finally Spring...and things are Green!
My favorite color is NOT green, but I saw this posted on another blog under "favorite flickr images" and I loved it. So I'm sharing!
Lee and Lou Etsy Shop
Of course by now you all know I love flowers...paper, fabric, how to make, already made and I happened on this one Etsy shop this week called Lee and Lou Handmade Originals. Here's a peek at what she is creating....
Evalicious Paper Embellishments
Aren't these the cutest little paper buttons?? If you've never seen the beautiful creations by Eve Johnsen, then you should. She has a "shop" button at the top of her blog that links to her shop....but be sure to check out her fabulous blog while you're there, she's very talented!