Mason Jar Scent Diffuser

DIY Mason Jar Scent Diffuser from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

*post contains affiliate links Burning candles is one way to add a delightful aroma to your home but another method I enjoy, and one that’s all natural, is to make my own scent diffusers in mason jars.   A few years ago when I first started my blog I shared an inexpensive diffuser using a recycled jar and some wooden skewers from the dollar store.

Let’s Do This Together – The Art of Home

Flour and eggs on a wooden table

Creating a home that speaks to your heart can seem daunting, overwhelming or just plain impossible.   Sometimes life gets in the way……for the good….or for the bad…… Sometimes we look back and see a home that was just perfect….everything in place….everything just the way we wanted it…..and then….. There can be so many reasons that things just change and once we have the time

The Easiest Way to Touch Up Paint Ever

My Paint Saint ~ The Easiest Way to Touch Up Paint Ever ~ find out more at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

I received three My Paint Saint products to review.  All opinions regarding this product are my own and I liked it so much I couldn’t wait to tell you about it.  If this campaign is a success there is a possibility I may benefit financially. Have you ever seen a product and thought, “oh my goodness…that’s genius!”?  Well, I had that happen just recently.  Not only

Summer Living Porch and Patio Ideas

Summer Living Porch & Patio Ideas - Project Inspired Features

Summer Living :: 13 Porch & Patio Ideas DIY Faux Wood Floor by Rust and Ruffles Easy DIY Picnic Table by Kleinworth & Co. Summertime Alfresco Fiesta by Must Love Home Step Outside by While I Linger Furnishing a Small Deck by Create and Babble Small Porch Decorating Ideas by Worthing Court Stenciled Wooden Planter by Vintage Paint and More Make Citronella Candles by Marty’s

My Vintage Sunroom|bHome Summer Open House Tour

Bowl of lemons on a summer table cupcakesandcrinoline.com

  Welcome to my sunroom.  I don’t think I’ve ever shared this part of my home before but it is my favorite spot to just sit and ponder.  At the end of today’s post I’ll be linking to some other wonderful bloggers who are sharing their summer spaces with you as well as part of the bHome Home Tour Summer Open House and…there’s also a giveaway

Rustic Americana Front Door Decor ~ The Ultimate Red White and Blue Round Up

Rustic Americana Door Decor

Hello everyone! Do you love Independence Day as much as I do? It’s one of my favorite holidays and this year, like last (yay), I’m part of the ULTIMATE Red White and Blue Roundup {Abbey from The Cards We Drew puts this hop all together…thanks Abbey!) and it’s a great resource for ideas galore including crafts, decor, recipes and more! This years roundup is below

Welcome Home Summer ~ Welcoming Front Porch Decor

Front porch decor ~ lantern with candle on a vintage soda pop box with an old wooden church from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

It’s time for the Welcome Home Summer Tour with Balsam Hill!  * I received products from Balsam Hill but all opinions are my own, as always!    I really am excited to have you here today and I’m excited to be a part of the Balsam Hill Welcome Home Summer Tour {did you see the sneak peak video Max and I shared last week?}.  

Welcome Home Summer ~ A Sneak Peak of My Front Porch Decor

Urn, Lantern and Battery Operated Candle with Remote Control from Balsam Hill ~ Front Porch Decor Sneak Peak at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

My front porch has been feeling a lack of love (as has most of the rest of my house) the last few years.  This year, though, we’re sprucing things up.   I’ve stripped the porch of it’s previous paint (I’ll have another post with all the before and after pics and info as to what I used) and gave it a new color ~ what

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