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}

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}

How To Make an Easy Pom Pom Garland

Easy Pom Pom Garland from Cupcakes and Crinoline

Easy to Make Pom Pom Garland I am so gaga {not to be confused with Lady Gaga} over Pom Poms.   They are so cute and fuzzy and bring a smile to my face.  For Christmas I wanted to make a Pom Pom Garland….but I didn’t.  I have seen all of the awesome tutorials on how to make them but I would need to actually MAKE them and that’s something I won’t do.  I’ll buy the yarn….I’ll get out a {Read More}

Magic Reindeer Dust {Poem} with Free Printable

Magic Reindeer Dust from Cupcakes and Crinoline

Magic Reindeer Dust A few years ago I found this adorable little poem and recipe for Magic Reindeer Dust.  The kids love to sprinkle the dust in the yard {hopefully on snow} every year to guide Santa and his Reindeer right to your door.  I’ve included the recipe and a free printable just for you! Come December 24th, as Santa flies here from the North, here’s what you do, it isn’t hard ~ Just sprinkle this stuff in your yard… {Read More}

Glow-in-the-Dark Ghost Necklace ~ Quick and Easy Kids Craft

Ghost Necklace Ichabod Crane Style

I love almost anything glow-in-the-dark {think cute…NOT spooky}.  I’m so glad to still have one little guy who shares my love of cool kidsy crafts.   These little necklaces are extremely EASY to make and if you let them charge {hang around a light source} they’ll glow for hours. When little guy {and me…yes..these look great with jeans and a T} aren’t wearing ours I hang them from lamps so they glow at night. You could even make up a {Read More}

Halloween Treat Jar with Ghost and Pumpkin Peeps

Halloween Peep Jar @ Cupcakes and Crinoline

  Last year I saw the cutest little jar filled with Marshmallow Ghosts and I knew I wanted to make something similar to give this year as a hostess gift to my niece.  We go to her house  for the kids to Trick or Treat together every year and we have dinner and games….such a fun time, so I made this little jar to give to her ~it was so easy and I love the results. Materials needed: Jar or {Read More}

Halloween M & M Test Tube Favors

Halloween M & M Favors Complete

  Super Simple and Quick- I purchased the test tube favors {8 in a package} at Michael’s { Martha Stewart Crafts with the 40% coupon} and Halloween M&Ms and that is all that was needed for this basic favor.  I had some strips of card stock left from the cards I made a few weeks ago {Debbie Mum} and cut those to a smaller size adding them with a pop-up to the tubes after filling and that was it….all done.  You can add {Read More}

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