Sunday, June 26, 2011

~ Summer Lovin ~

HI sweet friends! I hope you've all been enjoying the first week of Summer! I've been catching some beautiful sun rays in between baking and creating minis, relishing the longer days , and catching fireflies at dusk :) I just love ...love... love... Summer! Just as much as I love Minis :) The house is already for summer, the vegetable garden is looking good, and there's always fresh flowers for a dinner centerpiece dining alfresco. I couldn't ask for anything more....well I could, lol, but I won't :) I've been pretty busy with all of the above, oh yeah and 3 big kids, lol, so to get back out and enjoy the weather tonight I'll let the pictures do most of the talking....

I seem to be very addicted to "summer style" Miniatures lately and creating them is such a joy! So here's a tiny tour of my new summer style sweets...I hope you enjoy them just as much as I did making them!

I made this Shabby Chic bakery counter and then filled it with pretty pink and pastel sweets....Now I have to make myself one for Summer Rose :)



I love pink cake , frosting and roses ....do you?




Sweets and ..... more sweets :)


My daughter Melanie calls these { below } Cherry "Muffy's" and honestly , I like that better than muffins, so here's some Cherry Muffys :) Spread a little butter or honey and you have a delicious breakfast :)


Or....... You could have chocolate chips instead , hee hee he :)



And yep, just as the sign says..... Cupcakes ARE the sweet life....



I think I went a little muffy crazy this Summer, but I received some emails asking for more for my etsy shop, so I made a LOT :)

These below were part of a setting in an old style Soda Pop box, and adding the other goodies gave it that perfect little look for a Summer table outside.



I love fresh Linens hanging to dry in the summer sun, they always look so pretty and vintage sweet! Not to mention the delicious scent the summer air gives them too! And like most things these days , whatever I love in my big girl life, I try in Mini..... so I created a shabby chic linen rack styled like a vintage ladder and draped all my vintage fabrics over them to get the same look in "small" :)


Then I baked 2 crumb pies and let them sit pretty on an antique window-shutter tray which I made to coordinate with it all. I bet this idea could be in used in my real kitchen too, hmmm, the creative wheels are turning lol...




Whew!! I've had a busy couple of weeks, and much more on my "to-do" list, but I won't forget to smell the flowers and do lots of summer lovin too! I hope you all do the same!



Now it's time to relax and have some tea and cake outside.... I wish you all could come!!



Happy Summer everyone!!..... I wish you good health and a blessed week!

Love ,

Cynthia xo

21 comments:

Comeca Jones said...

I would love a tiny tray of sushi and a tiny glass of wine can you make it for me or would it need to include so many pieces in an order?Email me.comecaJones@yahoo.com

Daphne said...

Cynthia,
Your blog is such a joy! It also makes me hungry for sweets :)
Thank you for sharing your wonderful world.

Elyse said...

omg, cynthia! i love every micro inch of this post. i think we all want a ladder in our homes, don't we!? i can't imagine really having one with 2 boys running around though so maybe i should go miniature, too!

loving all of the sweet muffies, cakes, linens, etc!

wonderful post, sweet friend

xo
elyse

Melissa said...

Your blog is just breathtaking!!

Lillie Mae Acres said...

Is it possible to gain weight just looking at your posts? Everything you create is just beautiful and delicious looking Cyn. have a wonderful week.

Kathy said...

I like Muffies too!
from now on it's Muffies!
cute post...
xoxo~Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Barbara said...

Your blog gives me the "warm fuzzies" every time I visit! Thank you for creating this oasis...your work is amazing!

Barbara

rose cat cottage said...

Hi Cynthia, It is missing the galss of ice tea home made and it will be perfect:))) that's nice you can enjoy a real summer, I love the roses on the op of the cakes yummi yummie Doei, Claude

Linda said...

its all fabulous!!! love it all :D Linda x

Julie said...

Incredibly lovely! You are very talented. :)
Beautiful blog!

miniacollection said...

Gorgeous as always! It is always a delight to see your posts.
Geneviève

Pearl said...

So detailed it just amazes me Cynthia! It all looks so real that I'm getting hungry :)

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

My goodness - the things you create are just so utterly charming! I keep having to do double takes 'cause I think your sweet vignettes are full size. You are amazing! (And you have excellent fine motor skills! LOL)

Plushpussycat said...

Gorgeous scenes! Everything looks delicious and heavenly!
Jennifer

HOPE said...

Can it get any sweeter?!!!

Love that your daughter called the muffings...muffy how cute!!!

HOPE

sylvie said...

your blog is so lovely !!!! so beautiful
Sylvie from france

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Bárbara Gutiérrez said...

soooo prety !!!!

The Tablescaper said...

I think I'm drooling..... Each and every one looks amazing.

- The Tablescaper

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Cynthia, I do not think I have seen any minis quite as cute as yours. Your work is impeccable and looks so real!

Have a sweet summer, too.

xxoo
Becky

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