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

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

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

Burlap, Lace and Ivy Sack with Vintage Key

Burlap, Ivy and Lace Sack with Twine and Vintage Key

This post first appeared as a guest post at Yellow Bliss Road as part of the Hello Holidays event! Christmas Craft:: Burlap, Lacy and Ivy Sack with a Vintage Memory Key If you have some burlap, lace and ivy {plus a few other supplies} you can make this cute little sack.  I originally saw something similar on pinterest and tried to copy it as best

Home for the Holidays Christmas Home Tour 2014

Christmas coffee table with greens, lantern, fur throw and pine cones from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Home for the Holidays Christmas Home Tour   Welcome to my home! I am so happy to be sharing some of my Christmas decor with you today.  I still don’t have my big tree up ~ I know….Christmas is only a few weeks ago ~ but when I do get it up I’ll add it to this post just in case you’d like to see

Christmas in Red and White ~ Decorating, Food & More//What a Great Idea!

Christmas in Red & White Features from Project Inspire{d}

Christmas in Red and White  This week’s features from Project Inspire{d} are all about the colors Red and White ~ everything from food and drinks to decor.       Easy DIY Hot Chocolate Bar from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom Double Peppermint Oreo Bark from With a Blast Peppermint Mocha Doughnuts from The Simple-Sweet Life Chalkboard Holiday Globe from Twelve O Eight  DIY