My $50.00 Deck Makeover

My $50.00 DIY porch deck makeover ~ the right way to do it ~ a lesson learned! at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Back when I first bought my house the one thing I absolutely hated was the front stoop.  There was the door, a HUGE slab of concrete and cement steps.  It was hideous.  My house was built in the 1970’s and almost everything in it is the original.  I’ve been able to handle the paneling and the brown linoleum kitchen floor over the years but that

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

12 DIY Home Decor Projects to Inspire You

DIY Home Decor Inspiration

Beautiful DIY Home Decor Ideas – 12 Ways I am always blown away with what’s shared at Project Inspire{d} and this week was no exception.  These DIY Home Decor projects are nothing short of fabulous! Thank you so much to everyone who joined the party and we hope you’ll join us again this upcoming Monday at 8 PM ET for another week of inspiration.  

All Things Bright and Beautiful DIY Ideas

Bright and Beautiful DIY Ideas

Bright and Beautiful DIY Ideas Spring has sprung and color is everywhere ~ including last week’s Project Inspire{d} ~ there were so many bright and beautiful DIY Ideas shared and so much inspiration!  Fabric Covered Balls by Sweet Parrish Place Homemade Snow Cone Syrup by Atta Girl Says Cross Stitch Sunglasses by Illi Style Colorful Chalkboard Calendar by Hawthorne and Maine Floral Crown by Scattered

DIY Lavender Linen Spray

Lavender Linen Spray to fresh your linens ~ use when ironing or simply spray as desired from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

DIY Lavender Linen Spray This time of year gets my mind wandering and puts me in such a wonderful mood.  I dream of being outdoors soon and working in my garden.  I love to be outside and take in all the sights, sounds and smells but….until then I like to enjoy the aroma of spring indoors.   One of my favorite ways to do this

Craft Room Organizing with an Industrial Spool

Craft Room Organizing with a Vintage Industrial Spool from cupcakesandcrinoline.com #BestofDIY #Vintage

It’s time for another #BestofDIY ~ if you love DIY then this is the place to be ~ 25 other bloggers and I have gotten together to share our projects and ideas with you {you can see all of the other projects below and click on them to be taken right to the page with the project!}. Today I am sharing a project that I

12 Vintage Furniture Makeovers

12 Vintage Furniture Makeovers

This week’s features from Project Inspire{d} are all about Vintage Furniture Makeovers ~ they are so beautiful and I want them ALL! How cute is that panda bear?  Vintage Seed Packet Display by Sadie Seasongoods Upcycled Thrift Store Bench for Kids by DIY Inspired DIY Shutter from a Medicine Cabinet by Kathe with an E Magazine Rack to Kitchen Storage by Cookies, Crafts, and Chaos

Coffee Station Organization

Coffee Station Organization using a DIY Vintage-like coffee box

DIY Coffee Station Organization  Over the last year or so I’ve noticed so many cute and useful coffee organization stations.  Since I got my Keurig for Christmas  I’ve been contemplating the best to organize my K-cups.  I have a wire basket lined with a vintage linene above the kitchen sink that houses a lot of various flavors but I also wanted something to put on the

14 Creative and Unique Home Decor Ideas

14 Unique and Creative Home Decor Ideas

14 Creative and Unique Home Decor Ideas ~ from Project Inspire{d} I have a confession to make.  I used to LOVE to decorate my home.  To move things around, to create new things, to use what I had on hand to create vignettes and then that stopped.  I  have been trying so hard for years to get that back and I finally think I may

DIY Smartphone Projector

Smartphone Projector Supplies

DIY Smartphone Projector Do you like to use your smartphone to watch TV shows, movies, or slideshows?  I have Netflix, the WWE Network, movies downloaded to my smartphone, pictures, instagram….LOTS and lots of entertainment on my smartphone itself.  The problem is that I have to HOLD my phone to watch (oh.my.goodness.how.lazy.am.I?) ~ yes, holding it can be hard for long periods of time so instead