Recycled Text Books

by Dinah Wulf
Recycled Text Books (4)

Recycled Text Books, Written By Caitlin Farkas (@Ms_Cait) of This Crazy Life You, your kids or someone you know is graduating from school. After the congratulations are put to rest, the cake is eaten and the money collected there’s something left over that might seem to intrude on your living space; textbooks. Every student has them, […]

Movie Party Birthday Bash

by Dinah Wulf
Movie Party Theme

Written By Amy Greene of Pounds4Pennies Amy Greene of Pounds4Pennies lives in Texas with her husband and blended family of three kids, two who are 10 and a 2 year old. Amy has been a frugal shopper for years and enjoys throwing a party on a budget. She enjoys couponing, cooking and crafts. This year […]

Gummy Bear Cocktail Recipes

by David Edessa
Gummy Bear Cocktails

  There is always room for Jell-O!!! Last week I mentioned that I was going to infuse Gummy Bears for a trip down the river, and a wonderful mistake happened. I will be giving both Gummy Bear Cocktail Recipes. It proves there are no mistakes!!!! Just Jell-O 🙂 •<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>• Drunken Gummy Bears: Ingredients: 1 (750 […]

How to Make Organic Deodorants

by Dinah Wulf

Written By Alexis Thompson How to Make Organic Deodorants How many deodorants are there out in the market? How many have you actually tried? Come on, be honest. Who hasn’t tried a lot of deodorant brands promising to make you smell cleaner for longer hours, or to make it less itchy, or make it smoother […]

Road Side Find

by Dinah Wulf
Trash to treasure (2)

I love meeting new Bloggers through my blogging journey.  There is so much creativity and talent out there that it’s very inspiring.  It’s one of the reasons that keep me blogging.  There’s an unspoken sense of community and camaraderie that only fellow Bloggers can understand.  I met Susan via Blog Frog.  She’s a new Blogger […]

Memorial Day Cocktails

by David Edessa
Mint Julep

Written By David Edessa   Memorial Weekend is filled with celebrations via picnics and barbecues. Why not celebrate with an American classic liquor….. Whiskey!!!  Here are some refreshing Memorial Day cocktails using whiskey/bourbon. •<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>• Mint Julep Cup – 10 fl oz Mint Julep Punch Recipe: Ingredients: 2 cups Water 2 cups Sugar 1 cup Peach […]

Repurposed Shadow Box

by Loren Crane
shadow box foot stool

  I am very happy to be a guest here at DIY Inspired! I want to thank Dinah for the opportunity.  I am Loren over at  Pandora’s Craft box. I am a full time mom and crafter. I hate to cook but love to make messes. I am clumsy and hot tempered but I love with […]

How to Make Candy Infused Alcohol

by David Edessa

Written By David Edessa Candy Infused Booze- Cause the Candy Man Can!!!   This is great for Memorial Weekend… Especially since infusion has to be made at least two to three days prior. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• How to Make Candy Infused Alcohol WARNING- Not for the under aged!!! Or the completely immature!!! 🙂 Infusing alcohol candy and […]

Mother’s Day Bubbles & Fizz Cocktail Recipes

by David Edessa
Mother's Day Flutes

Mother’s Day Cocktail Recipes Written By: David Edessa Mother’s day is celebrated throughout the world on different days of the year, furthermore, we all agree in the celebration and appreciation to these angels that brought us into this world and raised us (not always both). However, more times than few these women came to us […]

Embossed Cherry Thank You Cards

by Dinah Wulf
Cherry Thank You 8

Written By: Jennifer Hostetler As a mom of two already you don’t expect anyone to want to throw you a baby shower, but when I found out I was having twins my girlfriends stepped up and threw one of the best baby shower ever. The baby shower was Cherry themed and they left no details […]

Cinco De Mayo Cocktail Recipes Two

by David Edessa

Written By David Edessa Cinco De Mayo…. To the Revolution!!!! The holiday of Cinco De Mayo, The 5th Of May, commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. It is primarily a regional holiday celebrated in the Mexican state capital city of Puebla and throughout […]

Upcycled Vanity

by Loren Crane

Written By Loren Crane of Pandora’s Craft Box   I am finally back in my groove in doing projects after taking a month off. I’ve been working overtime trying to setup and maintain my blog that I needed a small break. I did not know how much I would miss doing projects until I finished […]

Cinco de Mayo Cocktail Recipes

by David Edessa
Cinco de Mayo DIY Inspired

Written By: David Edessa Fiesta Paper Fan DecorationsTime for a Siesta or Fiesta!!! The upcoming month of May is the best time to work on drink utilizing the following fresh fruit at their peak: Bananas, Pineapple, Rhubarb, Strawberries and Mangoes. However, with Cinco de Mayo just around the corner…. I say we work on the […]

Expensive Furniture for Less

by Dinah Wulf

Expensive Furniture for Less Written By: Rasy Sor Have you heard of the phrase, “champagne taste on a beer budget?”   I have and unfortunately, I too, am afflicted with this.  I definitely have champagne test on a beer budget when it comes to interior design. One of my favorite furniture shops is Room and Board.   […]

How to Reuse Your Old Mattress

by Dinah Wulf
Recycle Your Mattress

Written By: Sunny Popali Whenever someone gets a new mattress, there is always the question of what to do with the old one after it has been replaced. Some people decide to throw it out, while others will determine that storage is the best course of action for the mattress. Whatever you decide to do, […]

Agua Fresca Cocktails and Booze Free Drinks

by David Edessa

Written by David Edessa Growing up in California I remember summers playing ball tag with the neighborhood kids and my mother having a pitcher of cold Agua Fresca (fresh fruit drinks, tea infused and other non-alcoholic flavored coolers). Agua Fresca is excellent by itself or as a mixer for a cocktail. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Hibiscus (Jamaica) Agua […]

Easter Themed Cocktails Part Two

by David Edessa

Written By: David Edessa More Easter Themed Cocktails! Easter White Peanut Butter Egg Martini Recipe Ingredients: 1¾ oz. Peanut Infused Vodka (recipe below) 1¼ oz. Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur ¾ oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream 1 teaspoon Smooth Peanut Butter ½ oz. Simple Syrup Martini Glass Prep: Coat the rim of the glass with crunchy peanut […]

Easter Egg Ornament Tree

by Dinah Wulf
Easter Egg Tree DIY Inspired 4

Easter Egg Ornament Tree, Written By: Jennifer Hostetler Easter’s just around the corner! After putting up the Easter stuff I found a few items that are cute but just needed a little something. One item was this tree, years ago it had something that went on it but I could not find anything in my Easter […]

Easter Themed Cocktails

by David Edessa

David has definitely outdone himself this week with some FABULOUS Easter themed cocktails, including a Jelly Bean Martini, a Carmel Cadbury Egg Martini, and …wait for it… a PEEP-A-TINI!!! Plus, at the end there is a bonus recipe for the perfect April Fool’s Day shot!!! Written By: David Edessa Happy Easter!!!…Felices Pascuas!!!Feliç Pasqua!!!Joyeuses Pâques!!!Buona Pasqua!!!Beannachtaí […]

Introducing David Edessa

by Dinah Wulf
David Edessa DIY Inspired

Over the past three months, you may have enjoyed reading some tantalizing alcoholic drink recipe posts like Shake, Rattle, & Roll or Make Your Own Infused Flavored Alcohol by David Edessa. I think it’s about time that I formally introduce you to David! It is LONG overdue! David Edessa spent over twenty years managing night […]

Save the Water drink the Tequila

by David Edessa

Written By: David Edessa Save the Water drink the Tequila!!! Fun Margarita Facts: The refreshing margarita- National Margarita Day is celebrated on February 22nd There are many claims to the invention of the Margarita, but the prevailing credit goes to Margaret “Margarita” Sames, a wealthy Dallas socialite. …………….……………………… Sugar, Salt, or Naked: How to Rim […]

Make Your Own Infused Flavored Alcohol

by David Edessa

From apple to whipped cream, alcohol seems to come in so many different flavors.  Ever wonder how liquor companies make these flavored spirits? This week, David is going to show us how to Make Your Own Infused Flavored Alcohol!  Infused alcohol is perfect for serving at parties and also makes great DIY gifts as well. […]