Thursday, January 24, 2008

I've had this plan

I've had this plan in my head that I want to bake cupcakes for a while now. I hardly ever cook in the kitchen, because, gasp, my boyfriend- the baseball loving, hard rock liking, boyfriend of mine actually cooks. Yup, he is pretty good at it to, making his own creations all the time. But he doesn't bake. I always see the most fabulous cupcakes in Country Living, Martha Stewart, my favorite cupcake blog. So I whipped these up--and surprisingly they were fairly easy to make.

The recipe is from Martha Stewart and they are called carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. I set them up on my favorite thrift store/ rummage dishes.

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This whole post is turning out sort of pink, check out this other creation of mine. I saw it in Country Living several years ago and it was sort of in the background of a photo. I loved the pink thermos canister so much that I went and bought one from ebay for $14. Wouldn't you know not one month later I scored one for a $1 at a yard sale. Craziness.

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Basically I took the thermos top (this one is plastic) drilled a small threaded hole and then screwed the hasp setup (purchased in the electrical section of a hardware store) into the hole. It provides charming light.

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6 comments:

kelly said...

The cupcakes look delicious, the lamp is great, and I *love* your blog banner!

Jodi Renshaw said...

I am lovin that lamp! And the cupcake frosting is making me drool :)

kathi d said...

Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is my FAVORITE! And I love that lamp, too.

lealou said...

Hi bettyninja! I hope you don't mind but I tagged you on my site: www.lealoulemonade.blogspot.com

Check it out!
lealou

kate said...

that is the coolest lamp! I'm totally impressed. and thanks for tagging me, I've been out of town and I'm super behind on blog reading/writing!

Blabby said...

Did you see the cupcakes in a jar on Angry Chicken? I bet you'd love that. Great blog - beautiful pictures! Thanks for your comment today, I'll definitely be back!

Blabby