Blog Tour of Cupcakes and Crinoline and a Few of My Favorite Blogs and Bloggers

Blog tour at Cupcakes and Crinoline

Hello dear friends.  Today I’m doing something a little different than I normally do but I think you'll like it!  I was invited by my friend Heather from Setting for Four to be part of a Tour of Blogs.  I was thrilled to be invited by her ~ we have been blog friends for ages sharing hostess duties for Project Inspire{d} in the past and we also share a birthday.  Heather is an amazingly talented … [Read more...]

9 Mason Jar Ideas ~ What a Great Idea Project Inspire{d} Features

Mason Jar Ideas

I can't seem to get enough of mason jars and what you can do with them, can you? This week's Project Inspire{d} Features are all about Mason Jars ~ 9 Ideas to be exact! Almond and Macadamia Nut Butter by Kleinworth & Co Homemade Marinara by My Frugal Adventures DIY Olive Oil Sugar Scrub by Living Frugal with Erika Homemade Ranch Buttermilk by Fluster Buster Instant Oatmeal in a Jar by A Mom's Take Fall … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil and Coffee Hand and Body Scrub

Make and all natural body and hand scrub from coconut oil and leftover coffee grounds from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

All Natural Coconut Oil and Coffee Hand and Body Scrub   This started out as a body scrub {and is a GREAT one} but I found out by accident that this makes a great hand scrub for gardeners.  I like to dig around in my garden.  Sometimes I wear gloves, most times I don't.  I like to feel the dirt and work with it and gloves get in the way.  This, for me, means I'm not a manicure gal. … [Read more...]

Gilded Mason Jar Vase ~ Fun in the Sun Blog Hop and Giveaway

Gilded-Mason-Jars-with Roses at cupcakesandcrinoline.com_

Gilded Mason Jar Vases ~ an Easy to Make and Elegant Way to Display Your Summer Flowers It's that time of year again ~ time to celebrate summer with the Fun in the Sun Blog Hop!  Where I live there's only a limited time that flowers are growing and blooming in my yard and I like to make the most of it.  I {really} like Mason Jars and Jars in general and often use them as vases.  Rather than just … [Read more...]

Red, White and Blue Confetti Popper

Red, White & Blue Confetti Popper from Cupcakes and Crinoline

A Confetti Popper is so much fun.  I made this one with my little guy as Part of the Red, White and Blue Ultimate Roundup.  Check out all of the links below ~ over 100 bloggers came together to share crafts, recipes, projects and more to celebrate the 4th of July or any Holiday that requires a little Red, White and Blue! How To Make a Confetti Popper Supplies: Empty Water … [Read more...]

DIY Spa Flip Flops

DIY Spa Day Sandals from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Grab a pair of flip flops for $1.00, a washcloth, scissors and your glue gun and get ready to make these cute little spa day sandals in less than 5 minutes.   I came across this idea in Willow and Sage Magazine and had to make them for myself.  I've never had a spa day out but sometimes I do have one at home and I thought these would be the cutest (totally unnecessary) little flip-flops to wear after a … [Read more...]

Each Fairy Breath of Summer {Free Printable}

Rose for Printable with quote

Happy Sunday sweet friends ~ here's a little something to start your week right.   I saw this quote and was smitten ~ "Each fairy breath of summer; as  it blows with loveliness, inspires the blushing rose." ~ author unknown  {just click on the picture and 'save as' to download for your desktop or to print ~ 8 x 10} And a smaller version just because I have one :) Sharing at:  Chicken … [Read more...]

Easy-to-Make Leather Tassel Key Ring with Gold Trim

Leather-Tassel-Key-Ring-made-with-scrap-leather-and-a-sharpie #Leather #Tassel #Sharpie #Crafts cupcakes-and-crinoline

Pull out the Sharpies, class ~ I have an eye-catching quick craft for  you ~ a Leather Tassel Key Ring. I have a thing for tassels ever since seeing Gone With the Wind.  This may be a bit over the top but those tassels...amazing! Fast forward to now ~ a few months ago I made some Leather Feather Earrings from a leather scrap and I really liked how they turned out.  I had more leather so it was time to … [Read more...]