DIY Smartphone Projector

Smartphone Projector Supplies

DIY Smartphone Projector Do you like to use your smartphone to watch TV shows, movies, or slideshows?  I have Netflix, the WWE Network, movies downloaded to my smartphone, pictures, instagram….LOTS and lots of entertainment on my smartphone itself.  The problem is that I have to HOLD my phone to watch (oh.my.goodness.how.lazy.am.I?) ~ yes, holding it can be hard for long periods of time so instead

Handmade Christmas Gift ~ Easy to Make Ribbon Bracelet and an OttLite Giveaway

How-to-make an elegant ribbon bracelet from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Last Minute Handmade Christmas Gift and an OttLite Giveaway I like to make handmade gifts for those on my gift list.  Most of the time the gifts are just something simple that I can make in bulk.  For years I have wanted to make ribbon bracelets but I thought they would be too hard to make….and then I watched a tutorial and was so happy

DIY World Globe

DIY globe made from a Thrift Store light globe with full tutorial|cupcakesandcrinoline.com #globe #diy #thriftstore #DIYglobe #lightglobe

DIY World Globe from a Thrift Store Light Globe Did you know that today is National Thrift Store Day?  In honor of Thrift Stores all over the world and what you can do with the treasures you find there a group of my blogger friends and I got together to repurpose Thrift Store Finds.  

T-Shirt Tote Bag for Kids

T-shirt-tote-bag-for-kids at cupcakesandcrinoline.com #tshirt #totebag #recycle #repurpose

T-shirt tote bags are such a great way to repurpose an old t-shirt.  The cost is nothing, you can do so many different things with them and they are one of the easiest things you will ever make.    Click to continue reading  

EASY Built In Shelf Redo Using Milk Paint

Built in Shelf Redo using Milk Paint

Many moons ago I purchased milk paint powder and mixed it according to the label {I think I had to add water} and liked it…a lot…but then I forgot about it.  I have been painting a lot lately…small furniture pieces, accent walls, and a fabric chair, and had forgotten about Milk Paint.  I used the very expensive well known Chalk Paint that everyone loves and

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

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

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

15-Minute Ledge Shelf

15-minute Ledge Shelf Cupcakes and Crinoline

Have you seen ledge shelves around at Ikea, Home Goods and just about any place that sells home decor?  I have and I ♥love♥ them.  They are so versatile and look wonderful with little picture frames and memorabilia perched on them.  I want them….lots of them….but $$$$ is a bit of a problem so I have just been looking at them and longing for them

My Trash to Treasure Garden Bench

Garden Bench ~ Trash to Treasure @cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Garden Bench/Weight bench redo ~ less than $15.00 ~ trash to treasure  Years ago I worked out with weights {when I say years I means y-e-a-r-s}.  I loved it but soon there was no time in my life for that so I gave away all of the weights and kept the bench ~ I’m a semi-hoarder.  I covered the weight bench with a red gingham