9 Valentine’s Day Classroom Printables from Project Inspire{d}

9 Valentine's Day Classroom Printables from Project Inspire{d} at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

9 Free Valentine’s Day Classroom Printables  My kids don’t go to school (homeschooled) so we don’t do Valentine’s Day cards and treats with classmates BUT I remember the days when I was in school and that was one of my favorite occasions.  I used to love to get all of my Valentine’s gathered up and then open each one when I got home ~ I

Give Yourself the Gift of Guilt-Free Creativity

Create Without Guilt

Give Yourself the Gift of Guilt-Free Creativity:: Creating for me is a therapy of sorts.  Whether it is creating something crafty, photography, digging in the dirt or cooking and baking there is something cathartic about it that gives me a sense of calm ~ it’s the same for me with cleaning….it sends me to some sort of altered universe  I find, though, that that sense

How to Make a Snowman From Socks

How to Make a Snowman from Socks

Did you ever see those cute snowmen made from socks?  I’ve seen them and always wondered how to make one.  It’s so much easier than I thought and there is no sewing required.  This would make a great craft to do with your kids and it’s super inexpensive. *this post may contain affiliate links Supplies: 1 white tube sock 1 pair of colorful Christmas socks

18 Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

18 Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids It’s almost Thanksgiving and the kids are home and ready for some crafty projects ~ I’ve got you covered with ideas from right here at C&C and around the web! Turkey Cone Craft ~ Party Hat for Kids from Crafty Morning  Paper Plate Turkey from I Heart Crafty Things  Thanksgiving Mad Lids from Sisters Suitcase ~ I am heading over to

20 Thanksgiving Ideas ~ What a Great Idea!

20 Thanksgiving Ideas

You guys are wonderful – You shared you best Thanksgiving Ideas and these week we’re featuring those at our What a Great Idea Roundup! Fall Decor by Lovely Livings Indian Corn Thanksgiving Favors by Shaken Together Life Cinnamon Candle Holder by Happy Mothering Pumpkin Buttered Rum by Kleinworth & Co. DIY Turkey Apron by 3 Little Greenwoods Pumpkin Pecan Hand Pies by The Love Nerds

Red, White and Blue Confetti Popper

Red, White & Blue Confetti Popper from Cupcakes and Crinoline

A Confetti Popper is so much fun.  I made this one with my little guy as Part of the Red, White and Blue Ultimate Roundup.  Check out all of the links below ~ over 100 bloggers came together to share crafts, recipes, projects and more to celebrate the 4th of July or any Holiday that requires a little Red, White and Blue! How To Make

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

King Kong 2014 {Crafting with Kids}

Crafting with Kids Supply Collage

  I am part of the Make It:FunĀ® 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,

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

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,