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

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 sense

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 but

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

10 Thanksgiving Signs and Savings ~ What a Great Idea!

10 Thanksgiving Sayings

10 Thanksgiving Signs and Sayings  This week’s features from Project Inspire{d} are all about Thanksgiving Signs and Sayings~ This is a wonderful time of year to reflect upon how much there is to be thankful and today, in addition to all of the wonderful blessings in my life, I want to say Thank you to everyone who participates in Project Inspire{d} either by linking up