16 Amazing Pumpkin Crafts and Recipes ~ What a Great Idea!

Pumpkin Crafts and Recipes

Project Inspire{d} Features: Pumpkin Ideas It's Pumpkin Time and this weekend Malia  is here sharing some Delightful Pumpkin Ideas, both recipes and crafts, that YOU shared last week at Project Inspire{d}: Button Pumpkin Door Sign by Little Miss Celebration Pumpkin Vignette by Anderson and Grant Framed Pumpkins by Country Design Style Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty … [Read more...]

The 10-Minute DIY Pallet Frame {Fall Home Decor Tour}

DIY Pallet Frame made from salvaged pallet wood at cupcakesandcrinoline.com #pallet #frame #diy #rustic

10-Minute DIY Pallet Frame I have barely begun to decorate for fall.  I have a big bin in the garage that I need to go through to pull out my autumn items but I did start with a few small things to work my way into it.  I hung my fall flag with a scarecrow and pumpkins on it out front off the arbor, I put a wreath on the front door and I made a frame.  Made a frame, you may ask?  Yep!  I want … [Read more...]

Fresh Rosemary and Grape Focaccia

Fresh Rosemary and Grape Focaccia from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Autumn is approaching quicker than I could have imagined.  Even though I really don't like to see summer come to an end this is the time of year that I love to start baking and cooking.  Something about a chill in the air inspires me to begin the process of nesting again and this Fresh Rosemary and Grape Focaccia is the perfect way to kick off my Autumn baking. Today I am so happy to be partying with a … [Read more...]

How to Take Apart a Pallet Easily {Free Wood for DIYs}

How to take apart a pallet easily for usable DIY wood. cupcakesandcrinoline.com #pallets #RockwellVersaCut #Rockler AD

A few years ago all the craze was pallets.  I had seen so many projects made with them that I thought I needed pallets, you know...to survive.  I was so sure of my need that I made my husband dumpster dive for some.  Poor hubby did the dive and got the prize ~ two pallets for me.  ALL MINE!  I had the pallets....now what?   And so they sat.  I did do some half-hearted crafty stuff … [Read more...]

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...]

Back to School Organizing

Organize and display with a Library with drawers. It's the perfect combination of functionality and style. #spon

Back to School Organizing I love to be organized but unfortunately sometimes I don't even know how or where to begin. It seems overwhelming at times. One of the many areas of my life that needs to be organized are all of the books and supplies our family uses for school. I'm a homeschooler and we usually just keep all the books and supplies in bins and boxes in the dining room {talk about an unsightly mess}~ until … [Read more...]

Inexpensive Lamp Makeover

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A lamp makeover in the form of simply changing your shade can have a huge impact on a small space.   When I was a young bride I had 'a' lamp.  Yes...just one and it was not so pretty.  I remember going shopping to a local mall with my mother and one of the department stores was having a sale on lamps.  My mother was a smart shopper who never skimped, in other words the woman would not buy … [Read more...]

Dining Room Table Makeover

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My Dining Room Table Makeover My dining room table has been in my home for almost as long as I've been here.  I remember when I first got it.  I was so afraid to eatoff of it.  It was so smooth and shiny and pretty.  Eventually, we did use it for meals.  Placemats only in the beginning.   Then came boy #1.  I found myself letting him draw and play with cars and Legos on the … [Read more...]