These naturally green zebra cupcakes are so delicious. And isn’t the naturally green color amazing? The zebra cupcakes are naturally colored with curly kale. But they don’t taste of kale at all, they taste just like vanilla sponge cupcakes! 😀 Continue reading Kale Zebra Cupcakes – Naturally Green
‘If Easter Sunday is clear there will be an Easter parade up Fifth avenue that will outshine in brilliancy any previous Easter function of this kind ever beheld by fashionable New York-srs. For awhile, you will remember it was not considered good form to parade on Easter Sunday. But in the many revivals of the twentieth century the revival of the Easter parade is one of the most marked. To go to church is, of course, the correct thing; and to walk afterward is also accepted as in accord with the spirit of Easter; and what more certain than that every woman will wear her best hat and best gown out to enjoy the sunshine of the April day.’ (San Francisco Call, 1903)
‘The famous “Easter Parade” on Fifth avenue on the morning of Easter has degenerated in recent years. It is no longer the fashionable function it once was – at least not wholly so.
‘A well-made rosette of two-toned double faced ribbon gives just the right touch at the waistline of the simple but smartly cut evening frocks so much in the vogue.’ (Ruth Wyeth Spears, 1920s)
Ribbon rosettes were popular dress accessories in the 1920s – they were usually worn at the shoulder or waist. A while ago I made a ribbon rosette for my 1920s turquoise taffeta robe de style and the dress looks much more finished with the rosette.
For this new ribbon rosette I used original 1920s instruction. The 1920s ribbon rosette is really easy and fast to make! Continue reading DIY 1920s Ribbon Flower – Tutorial
Welcome to the Sew It Cook It Craft It Link Party! 😀 I’m excited what you’ll be sharing today!
Yay! My Easter Countdown 2018 started! I’ll share 31 free Easter recipes, spring crafts and Victorian & Edwardian Easter traditions in the next weeks till Easter Sunday. Continue reading Sew It Cook It Craft It – Link Party #47
Buckram is a very stiff fabric, almost like cardboard. Buckram is used for millinery and historical clothing. You can buy buckram but buckram is easy to make at home: All you need is cornstarch and cotton or linen fabric – I usually use cotton canvas, twill or Aida cloth. Continue reading How To Make DIY Buckram For Millinery & Historical Clothing
This hidden clover cake is naturally colored with sunflower seeds! Sunflower seeds contain chlorogenic acid which turns dark green in an alkaline environment. Continue reading Hidden Clover Cake – Naturally Colored With Sunflower Seeds
This green St. Patrick’s Day cake is naturally colored with sunflower seeds! Sunflower seeds + baking soda turn the cake green when it cools down. Continue reading Naturally Green St. Patrick’s Day Cake (No Food Coloring Added)
‘The smart Easter hostess will inaugurate a new idea in entertaining, one that she has copied from her English sisters over the sea. She will send out invitations for an Easter breakfast party, bidding her most congenial friends to assemble at her hospitable board. Continue reading An Edwardian Easter Party
This strawberry custard recipe is from the 1930s! I found it in one of grandma’s cookbooks while clearing out her house. Continue reading Old-Fashioned Strawberry Dessert
Count down the days until Easter Sunday 2018 with 31 free Easter and spring craft tutorials and Easter recipes.
Each day a new Easter recipe, Easter craft or sewing tutorial, or a post about Victorian and Edwardian Easter customs and traditions awaits you on my blog. Stop by every day to open a new door and find out what’s behind it waiting for you! The Countdown starts on March 1 and ends on March 31.
Follow me on instagram for behind the scenes and sneak peeks. Continue reading Easter Countdown 2018 – 30 Free Easter Craft Tutorials And Recipes