Burlap, Lace and Ivy Sack with Vintage Key

Burlap, Ivy and Lace Sack with Twine and Vintage Key

This post first appeared as a guest post at Yellow Bliss Road as part of the Hello Holidays event! Christmas Craft:: Burlap, Lacy and Ivy Sack with a Vintage Memory Key If you have some burlap, lace and ivy {plus a few other supplies} you can make this cute little sack.  I originally saw something similar on pinterest and tried to copy it as best

How to Make a Snowman From Socks

How to Make a Snowman from Socks

Did you ever see those cute snowmen made from socks?  I’ve seen them and always wondered how to make one.  It’s so much easier than I thought and there is no sewing required.  This would make a great craft to do with your kids and it’s super inexpensive. *this post may contain affiliate links Supplies: 1 white tube sock 1 pair of colorful Christmas socks

Red Star Wreath Knockoff

Red Star Wreath Pottery Barn Inspired from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Red Star Wreath Pottery Barn Knockoff This week some of my favorite bloggers and I have gotten together for a Rock Your Knock Off Tour ~ Holiday Edition! So what does that mean? It means we’re sharing our version of Holiday Decor from the pages of Pottery Barn, Ballard Designs, West Elm, Anthropologie, etc.     I wanted to make something simple and easily doable.

10 Ways To Get Organized {Now} for Next Christmas

10 Easy Ways to Get Organized Now for Next Christmas via Cupcakes and Crinoline

I can’t believe that Christmas Day has passed by already but that just means it’s time to start getting organized for next Christmas.  I started practicing some of these tips in the last few years and they have helped me save time and enjoy my holidays with a little less stress! Photo Source 1.  When wrapping gifts I make a list of what I need

Holiday Mason Jar Craft Extravaganza


What could be better than this?  It’s all sorts of awesome Mason Jar Inspiration all rolled up into one big blog hop AND Linky Party.  Each of the hostesses below (including me…I am soooo dang nervous) will create a Holiday Mason Jar Craft that will be shared with you on the 13th and 14th and then….this is the best part…YOU get to link up your

Hand Print Heirloom Ornament

Heirloom Hand Print Ornament @ Cupcakes and Crinoline #Christmas #Kids #Crafts

  Make a lasting memory with your little ones easily and have it for Christmases to come.  All you need is an ornament and some nontoxic craft paint ~ I used a round glass one but you could also use a plastic one.  Choose a non-toxic paint in a complementary color. Now here’s the hard part ~ brush some paint onto your child’s hand.  Make

Christmas in Red & White

Christmas Table with Chandelier Garland and Bobeche Trim

via Martha Stewart I love decorating for Christmas….the bottom portion of this picture is fuzzy {I have no idea what I did for that to happen!} but it still shows the lovely contrast of the Red poinsettias verses the white of the trees and the silver of the Christmas bulbs. These beads are glass garland from I ‘think’ the 1920’s.  They were my grandmother’s.  When

5 Minute Christmas Valance

I tend to decorate everything that doesn’t move for Christmas including changing up my window treatments. In years past I had elaborate swags, valances and drapes but for the past few years have made simple updates that can be put in place quickly and for little or no cost just using what I have on hand. The kitchen valance is plain to say the least

Last Minute Christmas Ornaments to Make With Your Kids


Years ago when my oldest son was a little guy we made a whole tree full of Christmas ornaments.  They have withstood the test of time and still adorn a tree in our home.  The two I will be talking about today are the easiest to make and can probably be made with items you have on hand.  The heart shaped popcorn ornament {it is

Christmas Photography-Object Zoom

Christmas Photography ~ Object Zoom Joy

I know basically nothing about photography.  I bought an awesome camera, the Canon Digital Rebel XTi, while I still had my previous job.  It was my last splurge.  I had the camera, but never took the time to learn to use it.  I bought if for all of the endless creative possibilities and yet used the auto setting for every single picture.  The other day,