The human brain is not the most appetizing organ in appearance, but if you or someone you're making a cake for have a craving for delicious candy brains, try baking this brain cake. Through the liberal use of frosting it winds up as a spitting image of a brain, and it's copious raspberry filling makes it delicious and bloody. Bloody brilliant, that is!
Hairstyling is a pain in the butt. Yes, if you spend enough time primping, curling, straightening, pinning, and spritzing you'll get gorgeous locks, but sometimes we have to get out the door in ten minutes and need something pronto, not in two hours.
Jason Voorhees single-handedly terrified millions of American children away from ever going to summer camp, and his iconic mask can still send people running to this day. This video will show you how to can quickly and easily make your own Friday the 13th Jason Voorhees mask out of papier mache and other materials. It looks good, and should be quite comfortable by mask standards.
Prom and wedding seasons are fast approaching and there will soon be a ton of occasions where you will need to dress up. In this tutorial, learn how to take some normal craft rhinestones from Michaels or any craft store and velcro them into your hair. By using velcro, you will guarantee the stones stay put in your hair for the entire evening. Adding stones to your hair creates an ethereal, starry night hair look that is perfect for any formal event!
Michelle Phan replicates the entire Lady Gaga Poker Face look: hair, accessories and makeup! You don't need the blonde wig or anything, they're just for fun. The gloves are sick though! Love them. This look is great for prom, clubbing and other glamorous occasions.
Poison Ivy isn't the only woman who can get away with wearing vines in her hair. Rather than picking up a bunch of poison ivy vines and sticking them in your hair (which would be bad news for all), we recommend crafting the delicate beaded hair vine presented in this tutorial.
You only get a handful of graduations in your life, and you want to look as best you can for these monumental occasions that celebrate your hard work and dedication.
This is a very lengthy explanation on BTD playing. There's a lot to actually know about the strategy of Bloons Tower Defense.
This video is a 2 in 1 tutorial on how to make two gorgeous greeting cards for two different occasions.
Convertible dresses are the best, especially when you like the color and general form of a dress but you'd like to give it new life by enhancing your waist rather than your bust line, for instance.
This excellent tutorial shows you exactly what you have to do to crochet your very own crotchet stocking, using your left hand. This extensive video shows you the quickest and easiest way to crocheting your own hat to wear, for special and regular occasions.
Indian Biryani is traditionally eaten at festive occasions. This is not an easy dish to cook, however, this tutorial will show you the whole process in a few easy steps. Check out this video and learn a much easier way of making mutton biryani. Your guests will be very impressed with your ability to cook this complicated Indian dish. Enjoy!
This tutorial video will show you how to make your very own greeting card that not only has a sliding element, but pops up as well. This popup card is great for special occasions, and people are sure to love it. Hurry up and start making this wonderful greeting card!
We love ponytails - for yoga class. They're ridiculously easy to throw together, which is why they're great for on-the-go hair management. But just because the ponytail is a practical, functional look doesn't mean you can't dress it up and wear it to formal occasions like cocktail parties and work.
French braids are timeless hairstyles that make you look elegant and put together whether you're simply headed for Biology class or you're assembling a beautiful hairdo for a wedding.
It doesn't take much to assemble a convincing Halloween costume. While classic pin up girls like Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner were as well known for their curves as for their excessive makeup chair times, the type of makeup they did - cat eyeliner, flushed cheeks, and red lips - is actually really easy to achieve.
Once you've mastered French braids you've opened yourself up to an entire universe of hairstyling options you never had before. Take the elegant low side French braid updo in this hairstyling tutorial, for instance.
We've been told most of our makeup-applying lives that you either emphasize your eyes OR your lips, but never both to avoid overload. And while this rule of thumb works for occasions like your sister's wedding and work, there comes a time when a girl must rebel and allow herself to experiment. By breaking the rules, you'll learn what dramatic colors and looks go best with your skin tone and particular facial features.
Katy Perry is one quirky cutie who always puts her own spin on looks on the red carpet. Whether it was her shocking Smurf blue hair at the MTV Video Music Awards or her glittery cat eyes for her "California Gurls" music video with Snoop Dogg, she's always ahead of the game.
In this two part tutorial, learn how to recreate Blake Lively's boho chic braided look from the Teen Choice Awards. This style is very versatile. You can wear this style for everyday, work, school or formal occasions like prom, weddings, etc.
Wondering how to get that dropped shadow, smoky eye? In this tutorial presented by the experts at Smashbox Cosmetics, learn how to get that smoky effect on your bottom lids, while leaving your top lid clear, creating the "drop shadow effect". This wearable look is stylish, sexy and sleek perfect for big occasions.
Traditional makeup is too boring for special occasions, so why not try something a little more fun to ring in the new year? This how-to video goes through the intensive process of applying a vibrantly colorful and ornate harlequin mask, using just makeup. The cosmetic products used to create this look are N.Y.C Yellow Concealer, Clinique Super Powder Double Face Make Up # 10 Matte Medium, N.Y.C Black Pencil Eye Liner, Graftobian Crème Foundation Yellow, Graftobian Crème Foundation #89092 Augu...
Generally we recommend you keep your eye makeup natural when going out to the office or even out for cocktails (easy transition from daytime makeup, and also you could pair it with a red lip).
There are so many occasions in life for which you could use this "Congratulations" greeting card. From your nephew's graduation to a perfect 2400 on the SATs to the arrival of a new baby, this pretty card says it all.
This hairstyling video tutorial will show you how to create a glamorous soft and flicked out curls that so many different celebrities wear on so many different occasions. Only a few people realize how quick and easy this hairstyle really is. You can create this hairdo right at home, using only a hair straightener. That's right, a straightener can curl!
In this video, learn how to create a modern version of the classic 1950s beehive. You will look just like Amy Whinehouse..but less crazy. This look is adorable and you can wea it on many occasions. You will look super modern in this retro 'do.
This video tutorial will show you how to make your very own triangle tri-fold card. This is a great card design for sending out invitations as well as other occasions.
This tutorial greeting card video will teach you how to create your very own suspension card that's great for holidays and other occasions. Everyone will marvel at your cardmaking skills when they see this beautiful paper piece of art.
Making jam or preserves for friends and family is one of the sweetest (literally) things you can do for special occasions and the holidays. But sterilizing jam jars can be a pain, often involving cleaning them out with scalding hot water.
Honestly, we're getting a little tired of purchasing mass-produced cards. Not that we don't adore Papyrus, with its often handmade-like cards and pretty details, but more and more we're finding we enjoy gifting our friends and family something authentic for special occasions.
Please do us a favor and preserve your cupcake's modesty by dressing her nakedness up in a sweet parka of strawberry-flavored royal icing. While we're aware of the challenges that frosting a cupcake produces (we've had plenty of occasions when we've ended up with more frosting on ourselves than on the cupcakes), this video lays it out easily for anyone to follow.
If you are a Farmville junkie, then you know the pain of being separated from your farm while at work, weddings, or other occasions that demand being away from your computer. This video was made for you. It will teach you how to play Farmville on your iPhone using a free app called CloudBrowse that circumvents the iPhone and iPod Touch's lack of Flash capabilities. If you have one of these powerful tools, you need never let you farm languish again.
This video provides tips to make great photo slideshows. Many people have found photo slideshows are a great way of celebrating memorable occasions, commemorate milestones or reminisce. First, choose your photo images carefully. Filter out irrelevant or blurry photos. Try using a photo editing program to improve your photos. Next, choose a theme for your slideshow. Then select transitions, being cautious to limit your use of transitions. Consider your use of intervals in the slideshow. Also, ...
The Panel Knot can be used for a number of different occasions. These knots are a great decoration piece and can be done with different styles and colors of rope to get a splash of life in your home. These knots can also be used as an accessory to any outfit. All you need is a piece of sturdy rope, your hand, and about 3 minutes to learn this great trade. This can also be a great activity for your family to enjoy making together.
The people at Garden of Imagination demonstrate how to make a miniature cream puff. Using a mixture of polymer clay, clay icing, pastel paints and a variety of tools, including a paintbrush, a scalpel, and tweezers, a miniature cream puff is born. This mini item is perfect for any number of occasions. When used in combination with other mini foods and pieces, it makes a cute and cheap decorative item. Creating a tiny and affordable State Fair has never been easier!
Jennifer Lopez made this hairstyle possible, because this elegant summer hairdo was inspired by one of J.Lo's famous updos. This elegant deceiving updo look with a fishtail braid that goes do the small of your back, is perfect for special occasions. This is the perfect classy look for those with long hair.
Check out this video for professional tips on how to bake a delicious glazed ham. This ham is perfect for holidays, family dinners, special occasions and Sunday roasts. Follow along with this video from Betty Crocker and chef Julie Van Rosendaal as they cook up a honey glazed ham that your whole family will love.
There are numerous events and occasions that require you to wear a formal outfit of some kind. Whether it be a tuxedo or just a business suit, looking your best can be important. Now, in order to look good, you need to know your proportions and what would and wouldnt fit. In this short video find out how to take an inseam measurement using a tape measure. Enjoy!
Is it your pet parakeet's birthday? Here are some tips and techniques on how to make a hand stamped birthday card using Stampin' Up!'s Pun Fun stamp set. You can make up your own puns, or alter this card to suit other pets and other holidays. Make greeting cards for all occasions with stamps and unique hole punches.
Prepare an appetizer of toasted bread baskets which can be filled with cheese spreads, smoked salmon, chili, or even peanut butter and jelly. You will need sandwich bread, olive oil, a rolling pin and a muffin tin. This instructional cooking video demonstrates how to make hors d'oeuvres for all occasions with mini bread baskets.