Project Inspire{d} #120

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

Welcome, friends, to this week’s Project Inspire{d} link party! I hope it’s warm and you’ve been enjoying the weather.  We’ve still been doing outside work (and the inside of my house certainly can testify to it ~ it is a mess!).   Last week I shared a small portion of my front yard makeover as part of a blog hop all about Outdoor Spaces and you

12 Food and Fun Patriotic Ideas

12 Patriotic Food and Fun Ideas from Project Inspire{d} at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Patriotic Food and Fun Patriotic Sundaes by Christianity Cove Patriotic Busy Bag by Crafty Journal Patriotic Pavlova by Albion Gould Red, White, and Blue Cookie Bar by Tags Thoughts Freedom Towers Game by Christianity Cove Strawberry Blueberry Greens Salad by The Kitchen is My Playground Memorial Day Activities by Outside the Box Mom Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad by Simplee Thrifty Easy &

Dewrinkle, Refresh, Restore and Preserve Your Clothes in 10 Minutes

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Who likes to iron? Hands up if you do.  Right now, my hand is up 😉 I really do love to iron but I don’t always have the time to iron.  Case in point ~ I was in NYC a few months ago and my oldest son had an important meeting at school that he had to have a dress shirt for.  He didn’t have

Summer Patio Inspiration and Ideas

Summer patio ideas and inspiration from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

This time of year my thoughts always turn to the outside.  Living where I do we have a short (by my standards) window of time to enjoy the outdoors and my goal is to make the most of that time.   I shared part of my front yard makeover the other day but we still have a lot to do, including making sense of our

The Secret to Creating a Cozy and Charming Outdoor Space

The Secret to Creating a Cozy and Charming Outdoor Space ~ vintage wooden chairs, flower box, french lilacs, rustic wooden box ~ cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Create a Cozy and Charming Outdoor Space Blog Hop, Link Party and $300.00 Cash Giveaway!  A few years ago my husband and I bought some wooden chairs from a woman who was selling her home….I think we may have paid $20.00 for the set and at the time I just assumed we would put them in the back yard which at first we did but

Project Inspire{d} #119

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

Welcome, friends, to this week’s Project Inspire{d} link party! I hope you’ve had nice weather where you are.  We have and I have been busy doing another front yard makeover but this time it is a real change from before and is even better than my front yard makeover a few years ago.  I’ll have pictures throughout the next few weeks to share.   So

Queen Bee Basket

Queen Bee Basket ~ Ballard Designs Knockoff cupcakesandcrinoline.com

I love bees! There is something about them that I’ve always liked not only in nature but in decor.  I’ve implemented ‘bee design’ in some of my decor over the years ~ like this Honeycomb Pitcher ~ and it’s always been a favorite in my sun room.   Some blogger friends are always inspiring me with their “Knock Off” posts and this time I joined

Amazing Repurpose and Recyle Ideas

Creative repurpose and recycle Ideas

I’m always so amazed at the creativity of those who repurpose and recycle  and these fabulous ideas that were shared at Project Inspire{d} have me wanting to root through all of my stashes to start creating!  Plastic Container to Scare Cat by Carolyn’s Homework Skewers to Geometric Pendant Lamp by Delineate Your Dwelling A Stick and Mason Jars to Outdoor Chandelier by DIY Inspired Milk Carton

5 Minute Stain and Spot Remover

5 minute upholstery and carpet spot and stain remover #ZepSocialstars #ad cupcakesandcrinoline.com

“I’m sharing how I battle every day stains as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #ZepSocialstars” Have you ever gotten a last minute call from someone saying they’re “in the neighborhood” and would like to stop by? Yep….that call….the one that makes you want to hide.  You look around your house and you are anything but company ready! You pull the vacuum out of the

Project Inspire{d} #118 and Features

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

Welcome, friends, to this week’s Project Inspire{d} link party and today, I’m also including the features from last week ~ I  had a hectic couple of days so I wanted to post the features tonight so that everyone could see them!  I also did a post yesterday (getting back into the groove) and shared a delicious Baked Apple Pancake.   It’s so easy to make