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Libbie Summers
ADORABLE DIY FELT ORNAMENTS

ADORABLE DIY FELT ORNAMENTS

If cookies could be in colors and last for years I’d make ornaments out of them. Until then, these will do just beautifully!! 

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Anthony Valdez
HOW TO MAKE A POM POM

HOW TO MAKE A POM POM

Between decorating parties, cake tops, rooms, packages, dogs and clothing, We've made more pom poms than we could possibly remember. Below is the hand wrapping method for making a pom pom that we teach everyone new who comes aboard to work with TEAM YUM YUM.  Hand Pom Poms:Ingredients:1 skien of yarn (the thicker the yarn, the fluffier the pom pom)1 pair sharp scissors Step 1:Begin by wrapping yarn around four fingers, about 60 times. Step 2:After you’ve wrapped a thick amount, leave a bit of slack and cut a piece off (about 8-inches long) Step 3:Remove yarn from your fingers...

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Anthony Valdez
POM POM CLOWN SHOES

POM POM CLOWN SHOES

Clowns get a bad wrap. I always thought it was about those oversized shiny red shoes. I’m changing the way clowns are perceived…starting with the feet up!  DIY: Pom Pom Clown Shoesmakes 1 pairWhat you need: 1 glue gun with glue sticksPremade pom poms in 2 sizes (each pair of shoes used approximately 240 small and 100 medium)1 pair shoes (I used pale pink “faux keds” from Target)2 (24-inch) pieces of ribbon (I used grey)2 small handmade yarn pom poms (get Pom Pom DIY HERE)2 medium-sized handmade pom poms1 pair scissors What to do: Step One: Using a hot glue gun attach the medium-sized...

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Anthony Valdez
DIY VINTAGE PAPER MACHE CANDY BUCKETS

DIY VINTAGE PAPER MACHE CANDY BUCKETS

I love the imperfection and homemade chic quality of these vintage candy buckets…makes me wish I had never switched to a pillow case. 

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Anthony Valdez
DIY: SAFARI PHOTO BOOTH CRAFTS

DIY: SAFARI PHOTO BOOTH CRAFTS

Honestly, could there be anything cuter than this for a Safari Party prop? A proper pith helmet and binoculars to grab a peek at your prey. So much fun!

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Libbie Summers
DIY: SPRINKLE SUGAR SCRUB

DIY: SPRINKLE SUGAR SCRUB

We love giving gifts made in the kitchen –especially on Valentine's Day. Making something for your loved one just seems to say "hey, I dig you" a lot more than a grocery store card. Add in the extra cool factor of it containing SPRINKLES and being the most yummy smelling exfoliant and moisturizer and you are bound to get some action! ;) Sprinkle Sugar Scrub(makes 8 ounces) What you need: 1/2 cup colored coarse sanding sugar (I used pink)1/2 cup Toyland Sprinkles (you can sub coarse white sanding sugar)1/4 cup almond oil1/4 teaspoon bubblegum extract (you can sub with your favorite...

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Libbie Summers
TOYLAND FOREST SUGAR COOKIES

TOYLAND FOREST SUGAR COOKIES

At Yum Yum Smile Shop, we live in a world where pink trees grow, sprinkles sparkle and Santa requests these cookies on his plate each year.  

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Anthony Valdez
PS I LOVE YOU CAKE

PS I LOVE YOU CAKE

A four layer ombre vanilla cake recipe that's almost pretty enough to wear. Decorate it with our Music Box Cake Topper Kit to make it even more special.

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Anthony Valdez
COWBOY CRACKERS

COWBOY CRACKERS

Cowboy Crackers are the adult version of animal crackers, but kids will love them too! Place cowboy crackers in a jar and tie a colorful bandana around the lid for a cute gift. It’s like a little cowboy terrarium!

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Anthony Valdez
GOOD AND PLENTY CUPCAKES

GOOD AND PLENTY CUPCAKES

Most American kids wouldn’t say black licorice was their favorite candy. German kids, sure. They probably keep a little stash of Katjes-Kinder in the pocket of their lederhosen, but no American kid I ever knew liked black licorice—except for me.

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Anthony Valdez
THE KING'S BELLY SANDWICH

THE KING'S BELLY SANDWICH

The King's Belly Sandwich from Libbie Summers' cookbook, The Whole Hog Cookbook made of pork belly, peanut butter and banana butter is a sandwich fit for any king.

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Anthony Valdez
YUM YUM BUBBLE GUM SPRINKLE FUDGE

YUM YUM BUBBLE GUM SPRINKLE FUDGE

This fudge is as delicious as it is beautiful. Basically, a bubble gum flavored carnival for the mouth and ready in 2 hours!!

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