EASY Built In Shelf Redo Using Milk Paint

Built in Shelf Redo using Milk Paint

Many moons ago I purchased milk paint powder and mixed it according to the label {I think I had to add water} and liked it…a lot…but then I forgot about it.  I have been painting a lot lately…small furniture pieces, accent walls, and a fabric chair, and had forgotten about Milk Paint.  I used the very expensive well known Chalk Paint that everyone loves and while I don’t dislike it, it sort of didn’t like me.  It was harder to {Read More}

My Christmas Tree Tour

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Christmas Tree Tour Today, I wanted to share with you my Christmas Trees.  They aren’t big and lavish but they suit me.  I have a small house that I love and a big tree just doesn’t fit.  It used to….back in the old days before three boys became a part of my life and a television and a desk went in to the living room….now…there’s just one little corner for a tree so I disperse small trees throughout the house. {Read More}

Velvet Cone Trees ~ 5-Minute Fancy Schmancy Decor

Make Elegant Velvet Cone Trees in Just MinutesCupcakes and Crinoline #MakeItFunCrafts

This post is sponsored by Make it Fun: Crafts and Crafts ‘n Coffee and as always, all opinions are my own.   The Gift That’s Too Dreadful to Use Did you ever get a gift that was just to dreadful….too awful….too YUCK to use?  We did.  Last year we went to a breakfast with friends before Christmas and we had a white elephant exchange…you know…the gift exchange where you bring something from your house you don’t need {or want} and gift it to someone {Read More}

How To Add a Light-Up Christmas Tree to Almost Any Wall

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In my house I have a dilemma.  I love to entertain but my house is super small….teeny even.  At this time of the year when guests are over the last thing I want to do is be passing a plate of appetizers over or under the Christmas Tree.  What to do?  Well, my solution for this was to add a Light-Up Christmas Tree to my wall and this one even lights up and the best part is…..NO NAIL HOLES in {Read More}

Christmas Extravaganza Linky Party ~ Join the Party

Christmas Extravaganza Collage

Christmas decor, recipes, crafts, printables and more.  That’s all be part of this week’s Christmas Extravaganza Blog Hop and now YOU can join in on the fun by linking up to the party ~ when you link up here your link is seen across 16 blogs! Mint Chocolate Cream Torte from Cupcakes and Crinoline Easy Four Ingredient Snowball Cookies from Yellow Bliss Road Holiday Napkin Apron from Jojo & Eloise DIY Eyelash Yarn Christmas Trees from A Place for Us {Read More}

Carnival Glass Knobs ~ Change the Look of Plain Furniture in an INSTANT!

Change the Look of Boxed Furniture for under $10.00

 Do you ever dream of changing the look of your furniture for little money and in little time?  If you do, let me show you how I totally transformed a so-so entertainment center for under $10.00 and in less than 5 minutes.   The piece of furniture I set my sights on changing was a white entertainment center from Ikea ~ it came in a box with an allen wrench and while it is an extremely practical piece, it had {Read More}

Repurposed Sweater Wreath

Make It- Fun® Foam Sweater Wreath

This post is sponsored by MakeItFunCrafts.com and CraftsnCoffee.com as part of the MakeItFunTeam. Changing out wreaths for every season or Holiday is always so much fun and Christmas/Winter is no exception.  Sometimes I like to create a wreath for Christmas that I can leave up for a few months.  As part of this month’s Make It:Fun Challenge I received a box FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam in some amazing shapes and a jar of Diamond Dust™ Glitter.  The glitter is absolutely {Read More}

Holiday Mason Jar Craft Linky Party


I hope you’ve enjoyed all of the Holiday Mason Jar Inspiration over the last 2 days. I shared my Vintage Shabby Chic Mason Jar with a little lantern that really lights up {it’s the coolest thing!} and below are all of the other Mason Jar Projects and a complete list of the links to see them all for yourself!   1. Free Pretty Things For You 2. The Cottage Market 3. The Shabby Creek Cottage 4. The Country Chic Cottage 5. The Gunny Sack 6. The New York Melrose Family 7. Cupcakes and {Read More}

Simple Natural Ways to Add the Scent of the Holidays to Your Home

Holiday Simmer Scents from NatureCupcakes and Crinoline

The scents of the holidays are always so vivid to me and such a wonderful way to add warmth to the atmosphere of your home and a welcoming ‘feel’. In the spring, summer and autumn, weather permitting, I have my windows open to allow fresh air and all of the lovely scents from nature indoors but in the winter it’s a little harder to enjoy those aromas and that’s why I love this quick and easy Simmering Scent Recipe. Ingredients: 1 {Read More}

17 Playful DIY Pom Pom Decorations


I love Hometalk ~ I always find so much inspiration over there for just about everything you can think of. One of my favorite newer trends is Pom Poms. Have you noticed them everywhere? They are so cute and can be the base for some cool, fun and pretty decor around your house. I have a whole board devoted to them. You can make some Pom Pom Garland for your Christmas Tree, decorate your gift packages with some big or {Read More}

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