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

Mason Jar Gardening Gifts for Mom

Mother's Day in a Mason Jar gift ideas from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Mason Jar Gardening Gifts for Mom, a Free Printable and an AWESOME Giveaway! Two weeks from today is…….Mother’s Day!  You still have lots of time to make something special for your Mom and today some of my favorite bloggers and I are here to give you inspiration PLUS a chance to win a great prize pack that you can share with your Mom (if you

Hand Painted Bunny Bottles and an Easter Printable

Free Bunny Hugs Printable and instructions on how to make these cute hand-painted bunny water bottles ~ perfect for Easter and Spring from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Hand Painted Bunny Bottles Do you ever go to the craft store and see something that you really think you should buy? Something that you have no idea how you’ll use but it goes into your cart and follows you to the checkout and then somehow jumps on to the conveyor belt and the next thing you know it’s home with you? Me too!!! (See,

Craft Room Organizing with an Industrial Spool

Craft Room Organizing with a Vintage Industrial Spool from cupcakesandcrinoline.com #BestofDIY #Vintage

It’s time for another #BestofDIY ~ if you love DIY then this is the place to be ~ 25 other bloggers and I have gotten together to share our projects and ideas with you {you can see all of the other projects below and click on them to be taken right to the page with the project!}. Today I am sharing a project that I

Fun Fruit and Veggie Centerpiece

Mini Adorable Fruit and Veggie Centerpiece ~ perfect for a fiesta! #ad #PringlesAirDip

Fun Fruit and Vegetable Centerpiece or How to Make an Empty Dip Bowl Happy This happy little centerpiece was easy to make and made my family and I giggle while we were eating and air-dipping with the  Pringles®  Tortillas Zesty Salsa crisps that were sent to us by Pringles®. In my house we’re always looking for something fun and different.  I usually make the same-old same-old dips

Polka Dot Mason Jars

Polka Dot Mason Jars from CupcakesandCrinoline.com

 Polka Dot Mason Jars Even though the mason jar crave has been going on for a while now I still have a love for mason jars and all things Mason Jars and today I have a super cute and easy-to-make Polka Dot Mason Jar tutorial for you and 12 MORE Mason Jar ideas as part of the Spring in a Mason Jar Blog Hop. I

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