Thursday, March 15, 2012

Making Pinterest Real: Rainbow Cupcakes & Rainbow Nails!

Posted By: Leah

In honor of St. Paddy's Day this weekend, here are two rainbow-themed projects I attempted from Pinterest:

Pinterest Project #1 - Rainbow Cupcakes
The above pic is from pinterest. I found the air heads sour colorful ribbons in the $1 section at Target, Score! I had wanted to make them forever, and ended up making them for my sister's 22nd birthday.

 I had a white box cake mix and white frosting. I added lots of food coloring to the batter.
 They turned out really well!
Except for the rainbows on top. They totally slid off the frosting :/


Pinterest Project #2 - Rainbow Swirl Nails

BF sent me this pic he found on Pinterest. He loves color. And lots of it.  Here's a pic I snapped of the shoes he got when we were in NYC. We go out, he wears them and gets non-stop complements:
 Anyway, so to do the color swirl nails, you get a bowl of water, drop a bunch of nail polish colors in, swirl with a toothpick, then dip your nails in.

... and here's my result.  

Yeah... kind of gross. Maybe if I used fancy china glaze nail polish like in the pic above they might have turned out better? I won't call this one a total fail, but it wasn't pretty.

Have you made anything from Pinterest for St Patrick's Day?


10 comments

  1. that whole nail polish thing sees so messy. was it terrible?

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  2. I totally want to try those rainbow cupcakes!

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  3. Hi Leah!! I'm so glad you commented on my post! I was thinking about you, but I couldn't find your blog since it's been a loooong time since I blogged. I just started back recently, so it's so nice to hear from you. Love catching up on your sweet little blog!!

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  4. Those cupcakes look awesome. I want them.

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  5. Justin Bieber is sexy

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  6. I want them cupcakes

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  7. i like to lick poo

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  8. I made cupcakes like that too and let me tell you that dang rainbow would not stay up!!! WTH?????

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  9. i have a cupcake competition at school and im gonna do the rainbow cupcakes. THE RAINBOW BETTER STAY UP!!

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  10. to make the rainbows stay up you need to not cut the pieces. Just slide the ends half way into the cupcake. :D

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