10 Fun Free Halloween Apps and Some Snazzy Free Halloween Printables for Kids

4 Free Halloween Printables from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

10 Fun and Free Halloween Apps and 4 Free Halloween Printables for Kids The countdown to Halloween is beginning!  Can you believe it's almost the time of year when everything seems to go by so quickly ~ first Halloween, then Thanksgiving, then Christmas!  I'm already getting antsy and feeling behind.  Thankfully, I already have my youngest son's Halloween Costume Made ~ in case you missed it I made him … [Read more...]

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Costume

Homemade Halloween Costume Reese's Peanut Butter Cup #Halloween #Costume from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Me and 80+ blog buddies got together to bring you 80+ DIY Halloween costumes, including MAXWELL’S CHEESEBURGER BABY COSTUME! I'm teaming up with Jamie Dorobek and her handmade Halloween costume site, Really Awesome Costumes to bring y'all tons of easy ideas to craft up DIY Halloween costumes for everyone including your pets, family costumes, and even a trunk or treat idea! IS THIS NOT THE CUTEST CHEESEBURGER YOU’VE … [Read more...]

Apple Pie Sweet-Potato Dessert in Mason Jars

Apple Pie Sweet-Potato Mason Jars from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Fall is in the air and that means it's time for me to start baking again.  I tend to not bake much in the summer because when I do the whole entire house heats up and then I'm miserable.....I really do not like to be hot.  My kids and husband have been asking when I was going to start doing my 'thang' again {that means cooking and baking} and with the cold snap we've had recently I don't have any excuses not to … [Read more...]

16 Amazing Pumpkin Crafts and Recipes ~ What a Great Idea!

Pumpkin Crafts and Recipes

Project Inspire{d} Features: Pumpkin Ideas It's Pumpkin Time and this weekend Malia  is here sharing some Delightful Pumpkin Ideas, both recipes and crafts, that YOU shared last week at Project Inspire{d}: Button Pumpkin Door Sign by Little Miss Celebration Pumpkin Vignette by Anderson and Grant Framed Pumpkins by Country Design Style Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty … [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...]

Happy Memorial Day

Memorial Day Parade 2013

It seems a bit strange to me to say that...Happy Memorial Day, especially when I think of the reason why we celebrate this day.   It's a day to remember those who died while serving in this country's armed forces.  Those who died made the ultimate sacrifice....the loss of their very lives for us to have the freedoms that we do.   The parades, cook-outs and celebrations are all a wonderful … [Read more...]

Last Minute Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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  Sweet, Thoughtful and Homemade Gifts [Almost all of these wonderful homemade gift ideas were shared at this week's Project Inspire{d}]  1.  Apron ~ My Mom always wore an apron and what Mom wouldn't appreciate one this pretty? From Katie at View from the Fridge Guest Posting at Juggling Act Mama 2.  Mother's Day Printables, Stickers, Cards, Gift Tags and Place Cards ~ these are lovely! … [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...]

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 … [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...]