Coffee Station Organization

Coffee Station Organization using a DIY Vintage-like coffee box

DIY Coffee Station Organization  Over the last year or so I’ve noticed so many cute and useful coffee organization stations.  Since I got my Keurig for Christmas  I’ve been contemplating the best to organize my K-cups.  I have a wire basket lined with a vintage linene above the kitchen sink that houses a lot of various flavors but I also wanted something to put on the

9 Valentine’s Day Classroom Printables from Project Inspire{d}

9 Valentine's Day Classroom Printables from Project Inspire{d} at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

9 Free Valentine’s Day Classroom Printables  My kids don’t go to school (homeschooled) so we don’t do Valentine’s Day cards and treats with classmates BUT I remember the days when I was in school and that was one of my favorite occasions.  I used to love to get all of my Valentine’s gathered up and then open each one when I got home ~ I

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

Give Yourself the Gift of Guilt-Free Creativity

Create Without Guilt

Give Yourself the Gift of Guilt-Free Creativity:: Creating for me is a therapy of sorts.  Whether it is creating something crafty, photography, digging in the dirt or cooking and baking there is something cathartic about it that gives me a sense of calm ~ it’s the same for me with cleaning….it sends me to some sort of altered universe  I find, though, that that sense

5 Mason Jar Projects for The Non Crafty

5 Mason Jar Projects for the Non-Crafty

5 Mason Jar Projects for the Non Crafty I like Mason Jars.  I have some real ones ~ like my antique Atlas Jar and my blue Ball Mason Jars ~ and I have some faux ones ~ my inexpensive ones I bought at the Target Dollar Spot.  When I bought my Target jars I also bought two lids ~ one a frog for arranging flowers

Small DIY’s and Big Makeovers

Small DIY's Big Makeovers - Project Inspire{d} Great Ideas 1-16-15

Small DIY’s Big Makeovers ~ I’m more of a small DIY kind of gal ~ the thought of a big makeover gives me chills! Last week’s Project Inspire{d} had so many great ideas including all of the above so whether small, big or a little bit of both is your cup of tea here is some inspiration for you ~ all shared at last Monday’s

Tartan Plaid Decor and Crafts

Tartan Plaid Decor and Crafts

I love plaid.  I have ever since I was in grade school and wore a plaid uniform.  I wasn’t crazy about school but I did like that pleated skirt.  The biggest disappointment about high school….that uniform was a grey pleated skirt…no more plaid.   I was at a local antique store today and found myself craving some plaid thermoses and vintage tartan plaid decor but

12 Creative Paint Projects

12 Creative Paint Projects - Project Inspire{d}  Features

Creative Paint Projects I am always so inspired by your creativity and this week’s features are 12 Creative Paint Projects ~ I love them all!  Do you see a project you’d like to try? Faux Enamel Wear Compost Bin by Carolyn’s Homework Lampshade Makeover by Techie’s DIY Adventures Repurposed Desk to Beverage Station by Altered Artworks Artwork on Corrugated Roof Tins by Lynda Bergman Faux Patina

Cupcakes and Crinoline Top 10 Posts of 2014

Top Ten Posts of 2014 from CupcakesandCrinoline.com

It’s almost the end of 2014 and I can’t believe it’s time to start thinking about the “Best Of” for the year but it is and so I, and some other wonderful bloggers, have gotten together to share our TOP TEN Posts of 2014 with you.  After you check out mine be sure to visit the other wonderful bloggers below.   My Top Post of

9 Festive Treats to Ring in the New Year

9 Festive Treats to Ring in the New Year

Celebrating the New Year is always so much fun and today we’re sharing 9 Festive Treats to Ring in the New Year ~ mostly food related but there’s also a craft and a drink thrown in ~ all originally shared on last week’s Project Inspire{d} ~ What a Great Idea! Sophisticated Deviled Eggs from My 1929 Charmer Baked Chicken Catalina Strips from Nibbles by Nic