Moss Easter Egg with Baker’s Twine Cross

moss-Easter-egg-with-bakers-twine-cross #Easter #MossEgg #BakersTwine #CupcakesandCrinoline

I’ve been seeing so many moss crafts this year and I love them.  They are so darn earthy {moss is earthy so that makes sense}.  A few weeks ago I shared my Moss and Succulent Peat Pot and today I wanted to share something for those last minute Easter Decorators {I’m raising my hand right now….I hope I’m not the only one who waits until the very last minute} ~ a Moss Easter Egg with Baker’s Twine Cross.    Supplies: {Read More}

Polka Dot and Glitter Banner

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Oh how I love polka dots, glitter and these easy-to-use Mod Podge Rocks Peel ‘n Stick Stencils from Plaid part of the Mod Podge Rocks line from Amy Anderson {THE Mod Podge Rocks Gal!}.    I’m still spring-ing it up around here and this Polka Dot Banner is the perfect addition to my decor. Supplies: Mod Podge Rocks Peel ‘n Stick Stencil ~ Dot Pattern  Mod Podge Glitter  Daubers to apply Mod Podge Canvas Banner  Twine and clothespins  For each banner I {Read More}

Be Inspired – 21 Easter Ideas

Easter Ideas #Easter #cupcakesandcrinoline

Easter is less than 2 weeks away ~ here are 21 Easter Ideas to Inspire You!  Stenciled Burlap Bunny Plaques from View from the Fridge Easy Easter Bunny Bunting from The Happy Housie Glittered Easter Eggs from Virginia Sweet Pea Carrot Treat Bags from Sum of their Stories Burlap Easter Bunny Canvas from The Life of a Craft Crazed Mom Peeps Houses from Yesterfood Easter Bunny Spring Wreath from The Happy Housie Gold Easter Eggs from Delineate Your Dwelling Striped {Read More}

Gilded Honeycomb Pitcher {Easter Crafts and Decor Showcase}

Gilded Honeycomb Pitcher Proverbs 1624

Have you seen all of the touches of gold and gilding that are coming back into vogue?  I remember years ago doing some gilding with those little sheets of gold leaf.  I actually just donated my ‘stuff’ a year or so ago and now here I am buying it again ~ don’t you just love when that happens?  I try so hard to de-hoard and then I end up re-hoarding.   I started with a white pitcher (new but it {Read More}

Spring Peat Pots and Succulents ~ Shabby Chic

Peat Pot Succulents and Shabby Chic Spring

Spring is a week away and I can hardly wait for it to arrive.  The other day it was almost 70 degrees and I could barely contain myself.  I threw the kids in the car {not really…they got in willingly}, tossed my husband in there as well {him, I really had to toss} and we headed out to run some errands, windows down on the highway, hair blowing in the breeze {the boys desperately needed haircuts so their hair looked {Read More}

How-To Make a Shamrock Pinwheel

how-to-make-a-shamrock-pinwheel #shamrock #pinwheel from Cupcakes and Crinoline

For every holiday I try to make at least ONE kids craft.  St. Patrick’s Day is less than a week away so I needed something quick and easy.  I found the directions for this Shamrock Pinwheel in Family Fun magazine along with a link for the Spinning Shamrock template.   I used green cardstock to print out the shamrock template and then cut it out using sharp scissors.  I folded the area marked with the dotted line inward and then {Read More}

How to Upcycle a Basket with Old Leather Belts

Upscale a Basket with Leather Belts

 How to Upcycle a Basket with Old Leather Belts If you know me you know that I have a bit of an addiction.  Okay….a bunch of addictions.    A few of my addictions listed in no particular order…….. Baskets ~ almost any size, any type, any style…I love them and always have.   Books and magazines ~ I could start my own Book Mobile and be a Heroine to an entire generation of readers with all of the books and {Read More}

Family is Forever Burlap Art

Family is Forever Art Board #MPinterestParty from Cupcakes and Crinoline

Today I am so excited to share with you the Family is Forever Burlap Art I created for the Michaels Stores and Hometalk Pinterest Party going on this Sunday, February 16th, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at ALL Michaels Stores. I wasn’t sure what I was going to make but then I went to my local Michaels Store and was inspired by all of the Pinterest End Caps ~ I wanted to make everything!  I decided to make something with {Read More}

Make Your Own Feather Earrings

How To Make Feather Earrings

Sometimes I see something that just catches my eye and I think about making it myself…and usually I forget about it……but now there is Pinterest and I can save a ton of ideas {I truly think if you could possibly weigh my boards they would weigh several tons} and when I can’t sleep or I need something to soothe my nerves I head on over to Pinterest and either pin a frenzy of new pins or go through my old {Read More}

King Kong 2014 {Crafting with Kids}

Crafting with Kids Supply Collage

  I am part of the Make It:Fun® Team.  I received compensation and complementary products in exchange for creation of project ideas. King Kong 2014 My youngest son has an imagination that just doesn’t stop ~ which I love.  He’s been on a King Kong kick for a few months now.  He loves King Kong.  He’s watched the original movie from 1933 {he’s an old movie buff, too ~ for only 8 he knows more about old movies than I do} and {Read More}

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