Gilded Mason Jar Vase ~ Fun in the Sun Blog Hop and Giveaway

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Gilded Mason Jar Vases ~ an Easy to Make and Elegant Way to Display Your Summer Flowers It's that time of year again ~ time to celebrate summer with the Fun in the Sun Blog Hop!  Where I live there's only a limited time that flowers are growing and blooming in my yard and I like to make the most of it.  I {really} like Mason Jars and Jars in general and often use them as vases.  Rather than just … [Read more...]

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 a Confetti Popper Supplies: Empty Water … [Read more...]

DIY Spa Flip Flops

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Grab a pair of flip flops for $1.00, a washcloth, scissors and your glue gun and get ready to make these cute little spa day sandals in less than 5 minutes.   I came across this idea in Willow and Sage Magazine and had to make them for myself.  I've never had a spa day out but sometimes I do have one at home and I thought these would be the cutest (totally unnecessary) little flip-flops to wear after a … [Read more...]

Easy-to-Make Leather Tassel Key Ring with Gold Trim

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Pull out the Sharpies, class ~ I have an eye-catching quick craft for  you ~ a Leather Tassel Key Ring. I have a thing for tassels ever since seeing Gone With the Wind.  This may be a bit over the top but those tassels...amazing! Fast forward to now ~ a few months ago I made some Leather Feather Earrings from a leather scrap and I really liked how they turned out.  I had more leather so it was time to … [Read more...]

Moss Easter Egg with Baker’s Twine Cross

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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. … [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 … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Apothecary Jar

Make Your Own Apothecary Jar

  Dollar Store Challenge I have a thing for jars.  Not just Mason Jars....any jar.  I have a big box in my garage full of spaghetti sauce jars, jam jars, iced coffee jars....just about any jars you can think of.  I love them and can't bear to get rid of a good jar.   For this little apothecary jar I started with two items from the Dollar Tree ~ a candleholder and a small, decorative … [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 fork … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Printables ~ The Language of Love

I Love You Free Printable

Have some Fun with these Free Valentine's Day Printables!  Love is love no matter what the language.  Make some memories with your Valentine by saying {or at least trying to say} I love you in a few different languages. These printables are 8 x 10's but you can resize them easily.  Print them out to hang on the wall or make a small one and leave it on your loved one's nightstand or pillow with some … [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 … [Read more...]