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

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

Valentine Sugar Cookies

Valeintine Sugar CookiesIMG_5341

We were going to a last minute get together with the family and since Valentine’s Day is only two days away I wanted to make some Valentine treats.  Since time was an issue, I pulled out a bag of sugar cookie mix, some premade buttercream frosting and got to work.  I prepared the sugar cookie mix per the package directions.  Since I was going to

Cupcake Liner Pom~ DIY

Cupcake Liner Bouquet

I love cupcakes and one of my favorite things about them {other than eating them} is the decorating options ~ including all of the pretty liners you can choose from.  I saw this idea on pinterest and knew I had to try it.  It is in keeping with my “30 Minutes or Less to Fabulous” and cost less than $3.00 to make.   I went

Valentine’s Day Cupcake ~ You Fill My Heart

Valentine's Day Cupcakes

These cupcakes are so easy to make….so tasty and so ‘sweet’. Bake a batch of cupcakes, any flavor, from scratch or from a box ~ my favorite is this chocolate cake recipe.  You will also need to whip up some yummy frosting ~ I used my Creamy Frosting recipe and tinted the frosting lightly pink.  Once the cupcakes have cooled use a small heart shaped

Vintage Valentine

Vintage Heart Cookie Cutters

  I had been looking for some vintage heart cookie cutters and kitchen items and found a few the other day at a local antique store…I am hoping to make some cookies and perhaps use the heart molds for some cakes or brownies ~ I’ll share if I get to this…hopefully sooner rather than later!  hearts & hugs, mb

Valentine Bunting Tutorial

Valentine Bunting TutorialIMG_5032

     This Valentine’s Bunting cost $2.00 to make and took less than 30 minutes.   Supplies: 3 Felt Sheets ~ you can use whatever colors you wish…red, pink, purple, white, etc.   1 spool of ribbon 3/8 inch to 1/2 inch ~ 3 yards total Thread 1.  Cut out 3 paper hearts of different sizes ~ small, medium and large ~ this is your

Valentine’s Day Clothespins

Valentine Clothespins

I bought some wooden clothespins at the Dollar Tree to use around the house….they have so many uses…and decided to use some for a 5-minute Valentine’s Day craft.  All you need are the clothespins, some small stamps {I have a box of letter stamps from the dollar bin at Michael’s} an ink pad {I chose red} and that’s it…you can add some foam sticky hearts,

Valentine’s Day ~ Last Minute Crafts

Felted Pink Valentine Heart Tutorial

Felted Pink Valentine Heart Tutorial ~ The Rachel Berry Blog I’m a last minute type of gal….I sure wish I weren’t but in the words of Popeye, “I ‘yams whats I ams, and dats all that I ‘yams”…..so that being said here are some last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day….a wreath, candy bar wrapper, candy bar tag, rose bouquet cupcakes and some cute cards! Rose