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...]

Halloween Party ~ Simple Ideas that Rock #TrickUrTreat

#TrickUrTreat #shop Butterfinger Browniers

I am like a kid that's never grown up ~ I really enjoy Halloween and everything that's not too spooky and definitely NOT evil but fun, fun, fun!  My family {thankfully} shares my appetite for making life fun. There's no need to stress over having family party fun and with these super simple recipes you can make the party as big or little as you like.  Let me help you streamline the Halloween party process. I … [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 … [Read more...]

Burlap and Deco Mesh Wreath

Deco Mesh and Burlap Pumpkin WreathCupcakes and Crinoline

If you saw my Jack o' Lantern post from the other day you saw the tiara my little pumpkin wore that also doubles as a wreath.  I promised you the tutorial for the tiara/wreath so here it is ~ it was super easy to make and I really like the way it turned out.  You could keep it simple, like mine, or make more bunches of the orange curls and make a fatty pumpkin wreath. Supplies: 1 roll of Deco Mesh Orange 1 roll … [Read more...]

Easy-to-Make Light Up Jack-o-Lantern Craft

Light Up Jack o' Lantern

It's the time of year for seasonal crafting and it all starts in my house with Halloween.  I love the cute more than the spooky and this Light Up Jack o' Lantern is anything but scary.  The box can be used as just a decoration or to hold Halloween Candy to hand out to your Trick or Treaters. This box was so easy and fun to make using FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam. Supplies: Three FloraCraft® Make It: … [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...]

How To Make a Pom Pom ~ Candy Corn Style

Candy Corn Pom Pom Cupcakes and Crinoline 2

I love the look of tissue paper pom poms and I like to hang things from the ceiling around my house....I'm still trying to figure out how I can incorporate my disco ball into the decor of my living room.  I had my polka dot paper lanterns hanging in my dining room for months so it was time to take those down and put up something else....enter, Candy Corn Pom Poms. You can make these in any color or color combination … [Read more...]

Tie-Dye Tote Bag

Halloween Tie-Dye Tote Bag @ Cupcakes and Crinoline

  While I was tie-dying the boys’ Halloween {glow-in-the-dark} Tie-Dye shirts I also tie-dyed a grocery tote.  I bought several of these bags last year for only $1.00 each just to decorate and play around with and this was the perfect base for the tie-dye.  Instead of tie-dying the bag per the instructions in the kit I tried something a bit different. 1.  I accordion pleated the fabric first then applied a … [Read more...]

Polka Dot Pumpkin

Polka Dot Pumpkin Cupcakes and Crinoline 3

  I had been seeing white pumpkins around lately and decided to buy one the other week at Michael’s.  My original intention was to decorate it keeping it simple by gluing some fabric mums to it and then putting it in a wreath of silk autumn-colored leaves but.........that didn't happen.  At that same trip to Michael’s when I purchased the pumpkin, I also bought rhinestone tape.  I had no idea … [Read more...]