Summer Fun!

Nothing says summer better than popsicles.  These cupcake toppers are actually Mike and Ike candies with toothpicks pushed in them.  Super easy and pretty darn cute too.  For a full tutorial on how to make these, click here.

Tropical drink cupcake toppers made from Whoppers malted milk balls.  Just slice off the top, then add a little licorice rope and sprinkles with a toothpick dipped in melted white chocolate - you've got yourself a mini coconut drink - perfect for a luau party!

Candy flip flops made from Pez and flower sprinkles.  Cuteness miniaturized. Tasty too.  Simply attach flower sprinkles to the top end of the candy Pez using a toothpick dipped in melted white chocolate or candy coating. 

 

Add a little paper umbrella and you have the sweetest little cupcake for summer!

These cupcakes are topped with edible blue glitter flakes, neon fish confetti and flamingo lollipops.  Super cute & easy to make!  Check out my step-by-step tutorial on MyCandyCrafts.com.

Meringue Cookie Beach umbrellas!  Color a store bought mini meringue cookie with edible markers and push in a lollipop stick.  Cut off a little piece of a sour belt candy for a towel and use a gumball for a beach ball and you're ready for the beach!

This Tiki marshmallow pop was made from a toasted coconut marshmallow, flower sprinkles and fruit roll ups. Cut a strip of a green fruit roll up and using kicthen shears cut fringe for the skirt.  Attach to marshmallow using melted white chocolate or candy melts.  Attach flower sprinkles with a toothpick dipped in melted white chocolate to the top of the skirt.

Then cut out little leaf shapes from a variety of colored fruit rollup and attach to the top of the marshmallow with melted white chocolate.   Add a cute little face with edible markers and you have an adorable addition to your luau!

These graham crackers are the perfect no-bake summer treat.  Add a little blue and white icing for waves and using a toothpick, write your own message in the "sand"

Super yummy snack for the kids!  Fill a plastic cup full of goldfish crackers and top with a peanut butter cookie.  Lightly spread peanut butter on top of the cookie and dust with brown sugar.  Top with a Lifesaver (I used a red edible marker), a beach ball candy and starfish.  A licorice handle completes the beachy snack! Easy enough for the kids to make too!

These sweet little snacks remind me of the summers when my boys were little and they played for hours in their Little Tikes Turtle Sandbox!  This cookie is so easy to make it's child's play.  Get the full tutorial here.

Rice krispie treat pineapples are the only ones I can eat because I am allergic to pineapple.  No worries, these are cuter than the real fruit anyway :)

School's out! AND we have actually had a couple of sunny days in Seattle!

I made these cute "invitations" out of sunglasses from Dollar Tree. Using a glue stick, I attached my invitation onto the lenses.

Super easy, super summery cupcakes.  Just add a paper parasol & a gumball!

Cool cookies from Dollar Tree!

Looks refreshing, right?

Hooray for summertime!