Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Toast Meets World Needlefelted Sculpture

I follow @ToastMeetsWorld on Instagram and I'm such a fan of this cute King Charles dog, that I had to needle felt her. She's a rescue dog that has no teeth... so her tongue hangs out.

Order a custom sculpture of your dog here.

Facci Designs Needle Felted Dog - Toast Meets World

Facci Designs Needle Felted Dog - Toast Meets World

Friday, February 12, 2016

My photography featured in the Daily News

It's so nice to get credit for my food photography, being that I consider myself an amateur photographer. It took these shots for Pizzeria Sirenetta, a wonderful new italian restaurant on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Ya gotta try it!

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Featured on for my Etsy crafts

LearnVest is an online financial planning service that provides expert advice and resources for any budget.  They recently started a new series, “My Fabulous, Money-Making Side Gig,” where they get the skinny on enterprising folks who are getting ahead on their financial goals by burning the midnight oil. I was the first interview in this series. Yippee!

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Monday, February 8, 2016

DIY: Make your own monogram cake or cupcake topper

Need to decorate a cake or a couple of cupcakes? Here's a simple diy project that will add a bit of pizzazz to any dessert.

Letters printed on card stock or drawn freehand
Craft Glue - Glue Gun optional

1. This monogram project could be used to decorate a wedding cake or even cupcakes for your next event. It would make a great centerpiece. You can design and print your own letters on card stock or even draw them freehand. Gather your supplies.

2. Cut out your letters

3. Add some glue to your letter

4. Now spread it evenly along the entire surface of your letter

5. Sprinkle your glitter onto the letter and let dry. Do this to all your letters. Use one color or switch it up and glitter each letter a different color

6. For some extra sparkle, glitter your straws!

7. Using a glue gun or your craft glue, dab a bit onto the back of each letter to adhere to your string. Let dry.

8. Once dry, tie the ends of your string to each straw.