Share Your Love with Cards and Give Memories

Memories in Ribbon #ValentineCards #shop at Cupcakes and Crinoline

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. I come from a long line of card givers.  My Grandma and my Mom had entire dresser drawers devoted just to cards.  They had cards for every occasion on hand just in case and when my Grandma moved in with us when I was little … [Read more...]

S’mores Tartlet ~Valentine’s Day Dessert

S'more Tartlets Valentine's Day Dessert 2

Valentine's Day is almost upon us and I'm part of a great group of ladies bringing you a Valentine's Day Blog Hop ~ you can check out all of the links at the bottom of this post to see what everyone has shared.  Between us all your big day preparation should be totally covered! Now on to this 'just right ~ not too decadent dessert'.   These S'mores Tartlets combine a graham cracker crust {heart♥shaped} … [Read more...]

Ad: Valentine’s Day Luv Me Tenders with Fun Dipping Sauces

#ad #LuvTyson Fun Dipping Sauces and Valentine Drinks

If you've been following me for any length of time you know that I love holidays.  I enjoy any chance to celebrate and Valentine's Day is no exception to that rule.  My husband and I try to have a romantic outing sometime around Valentine's Day and I like to make a Family Meal for my little cherubs {okay....my sometimes wild and crazy boys}.   Since the consensus is that Chicken Tenders are always a … [Read more...]

How to Make a Deer Head Silhouette for Valentine’s Day

Heart Antlers Deer Head Download and Tutorial

Have you seen the Deer Heads and Deer Head Silhouettes all over the decor world lately? I have and I love them. I made a 3D Deer Head for Christmas that's still on my wall...I can't seem to part with it... and when I started thinking about Valentine's Day I thought it would be cute to make one ~ Deers for my Dear {cheesy, I know!}.   How to Make a Valentine Deer Head Silhouette Supplies:  12 x 12 Canvas, … [Read more...]

Project Inspire{d} Linky Party and 15 Great Valentine’s Day Crafts & DIYs

15 Valentine's Day Crafts and DIYs Features from Cupcakes and Crinoline Project Inspire{d}

 Welcome to this week's Project Inspire{d} ~ where everything you link up is seen across 4 blogs.  I haven't been up to much this past week ~ I still can't seem to get back in the groove after the holidays! I did make my first ever bread pudding ~ a moist and delicious Croissant and Honey Bread Pudding that was so easy to make, I was shocked and I had a little football shindig for my family … [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...]

Valentine’s Day Love Letter Banners

Love Banner made from scrapbook paper @ cupcakesandcrinoline.com

  I love decorating for Valentine's Day and banners and bunting are among my favorite items to decorate with.  I have some banners from a few years ago that I never posted.  These were made using scrapbook papers and ribbon.  I used my Cricut to cut out the heart shapes and LOVE letters which I then wove the ribbons through.  I also added some glitter dots to some of the hearts ~ talk about simple … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day DIY ~ Sharpie Marker Inspired Vase

Valentine's Day Sharpie Marker Vase @Cupcakes and Crinoline

Have you seen the Sharpie Marker coffee mugs, plates and other glassware decorated items all over pinterest?  I have and I pinned a few and always intended to make something but never quite got around to it, until now!  I wanted to try the simple marker technique on a white vase for Valentine's Day. I went to the Thrift Store and found this lovely plain white bud vase for .50 cents and this was my base.  I couldn't … [Read more...]