Project Inspire{d} #115

Project Inspire{d} Mondays at 8 p.m. EST

Project Inspire{d} Link Party Welcome, friends, to this week’s Project Inspire{d}.  I hope you’ve all had a wonderful week filled with creativity and joy!  I did ONE….yes, only ONE post (other than the features post ~ which was awesome!) about how to get rid of that yucky taste ice cubes sometimes have because…..well, my life really got in the way last week….I hate to say

12 Garden Ideas That You’ll Love

12 Ideas for your Garden - Project Inspire{d} Features

I really love gardening….it’s one of my favorite pasttimes and this time of year I get itching to be outside and to start digging my hands in the dirt.  If you’re the same way or just are looking for some garden inspiration then these 12 Garden Ideas from Project Inspire{d} are just for you! Out in My Greenhouse by My 1929 Charmer Eggshell Water for

The 60 Second Fix for Funky Tasting Ice Cubes

The 60-Second Fix for Funky-Tasting Ice Cubes from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

We’ve all been there…..you go to get a big ole glass of ice and something just isn’t right….there’s a smell…a not-so-pleasant one….which you ignore…you pour your beverage of choice over the ice…..take a sip….and BLUCK YUCK UGH ~ it is one of funkiest things you’ve ever tasted.  That happened to me the other day…..it was not fun. The last time this happened it was my

Project Inspire{d} #114

Project Inspire{d} Mondays at 8 p.m. EST

Project Inspire{d} Link Party Welcome to this week’s party.  I hope it’s warm and beautiful where you are ~ it’s bright, sunny and 80 degrees here today (squeal!!!).   I was busy this past week with family things….it seems like every day was filled to the brim with something to do.   I did two posts….both of them about SMELLS! Hmmm….I told my husband that

All Things Bright and Beautiful DIY Ideas

Bright and Beautiful DIY Ideas

Bright and Beautiful DIY Ideas Spring has sprung and color is everywhere ~ including last week’s Project Inspire{d} ~ there were so many bright and beautiful DIY Ideas shared and so much inspiration!  Fabric Covered Balls by Sweet Parrish Place Homemade Snow Cone Syrup by Atta Girl Says Cross Stitch Sunglasses by Illi Style Colorful Chalkboard Calendar by Hawthorne and Maine Floral Crown by Scattered

5 Tips for an Odor-Free Kitchen

5 Tips for Keeping Your Kitchen Odor-Free from cupcakesandcrinoline.com #ZepSocialstars #ad

I’m sharing my 5 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Kitchen Odor-Free with Zep Garbage Odor Eliminator as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #ZepSocialstars  I’ve been in spring cleaning mode lately and wanted to share some of my favorite tips with for keeping your kitchen odor-free.  The only smells I want in my kitchen or coming from my kitchen are clean ones so without

DIY Lavender Linen Spray

Lavender Linen Spray to fresh your linens ~ use when ironing or simply spray as desired from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

DIY Lavender Linen Spray This time of year gets my mind wandering and puts me in such a wonderful mood.  I dream of being outdoors soon and working in my garden.  I love to be outside and take in all the sights, sounds and smells but….until then I like to enjoy the aroma of spring indoors.   One of my favorite ways to do this

Project Inspire{d} #113

Project Inspire{d} Weekly Link Party Mondays at 8 p.m. EST #linkparty #projectinspired

Project Inspire{d} Link Party Welcome to this week’s party.  I always get so excited for you to stop by ~ I’m sort of like a puppy waiting by the front door for you   My family and I celebrated a quiet Easter ~ it was just the 5 of us but we ate like an army! Other than the feature post from last week —–>>>>

{More} Spring Decorating Ideas

Spring Is In the Air Decorating Ideas from Project Inspire{d} at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

{More} Spring Decorating Ideas ~ Features from Project Inspire{d} A Spring Inspired Table with Ranunculus from Simply Suzanne’s Refurbished Sewing Machine Table from Anderson and Grant  A Springy Little Porch from The Little Farm Diary One Fantastic Eater Table from Old Things New Blog  My Secret to Great Looking Arrangements Using Faux Flowers from Old Things New Blog  Spring Floral Outdoor Wreath from Pink When

Ditch Your DSLR ~ Tips for Taking Awesome Pictures with Your Smartphone

Ditch Your DSLR Tips for Taking Awesome Pictures with Your Smartphone from cupcakesandcrinoline.com #VZWBuzz #MoreVA

Tips for Taking Awesome Pictures with Your Smartphone When you read, ‘Ditch your DSLR’ did you want to scream? I don’t really mean it but the truth of the matter is I don’t take my DSLR everywhere with me (even though I love it) but my smartphone….yep, that’s pretty much always within arm’s reach.  I must admit that I have been snooty in the past