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Coral, Gold, and White Fingernail Polish

I’m a girlie girl and I LOVE to have cute nails. My best friend in the whole world Jo, just took on a new hobby! She does shellac! It’s a win/win situation believe me! Our latest choice in nail design: gold glitter, coral, and white!


Jo is the bomb. The end.

To see all of Jo’s nail creations, click HERE! And check out our All Things Girlie Pinterest board too!



{If you are local and would like your nails painted too, email me and I’ll send you her info, but let’s be clear, she is MY best friend, you can’t have her}.

Better Homes and Gardens Headquarters!


If you would have told me five years ago that I would be taking a trip to the Meredith Headquarters because of my little blog “All Things Thrifty” I would have laughed in your face.  ATT has given me more opportunities than I could ever dream of, and a few weeks ago, I got to tour the Better Homes and Gardens Headquarters at Meredith in Des Moines, Iowa. I am humbled and grateful for this chance, and I’m honored … [Continue reading...]

Citrus Crafts and Recipes


Summer may be ending, but that doesn't mean our love of citrus has to. Plus many citrus fruits have their peak in the winter months. I've found a few fabulous recipes and almost a dozen crafty ways to bring citrus into your home, decor and crafts. I hope you'll enjoy these as much as I did! ~Steph Broiled Grapefruit  ||  She Wears Many Hats Citrus Coasters  ||  The Purl Bee Cranberry Orange Bread  || … [Continue reading...]

DIH Workshop for The Home Depot! {and $500 GIVEAWAY!}


Post and giveaway sponsored by The Home Depot. All opinions are 100% my own. Every third Thursday of every month, Home Depot holds a DIH {Do-it-herself} Workshop. It’s a hands-on workshop to practice your DIY skills, and use power tools with the pros. I got to lead one of these fun workshops last week in West Valley City, Utah, and it was a BLAST! Check out these fun signs that one of their associates made for … [Continue reading...]

5 Ways to get rid of Your Seriously Outdated Bathroom

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If you've got an outdated bathroom, you're both blessed and cursed. It probably has some amazing charm and history (if you can call a green toilet "charming".....), but it looks like it's off the set of The Brady Bunch. It's the bathroom you're so mortally embarrassed about when guests come over.... I feel your pain. I'm Serena from Thrift Diving, and I'm suffering from Outdate Bathroom Syndrome, too! {{{insert … [Continue reading...]

Colorful Master Bedroom {My favorite Room!}


I am super stoked to be part of this year’s “FAVORITE ROOM” Home Tour blog hop hosted by The White Buffalo Syling Co. Lindsay is a DOLL, and I’m so excited that she asked me to share my favorite room with you all today! So if you are here from Charming in Charlotte, WELCOME! WELCOME! I’m so excited to have you! My name is Brooke, and I’m the crazy lady behind All Things Thrifty! The funny thing about my house … [Continue reading...]

Killer Meatballs Recipe


Hey all you ATT fans! It's Jessica again, from Lou Lou Girls! Summer is over for! We're back to the grind of school and lessons, and that means that I must attempt to be a good mother that provides her children with healthy meals at a normal hour of the night. During the summer we pretty much fly by the seat of our pants, we eat whatever we can find, whenever we feel hungry. Judge me all you want, I'm just … [Continue reading...]

GMCHTA Master Bedroom Reveal


It’s all about the family {and in this case families!}. This year GMC had a larger vision for this event! We got to help TWO families by furnishing TWO homes! What a fun challenge!   The bloggers who came were amazing. They’re my friends forever. So don’t forget to check them out and follow them. There’s just something about volunteering your time for almost an entire week just for the sake of helping others. … [Continue reading...]

DIY Rope Rug

Braided Rug Tutorial

Hey there all you thrifty thrifty people! I am so happy to be back hanging out with you all and contributing to All Things Thrifty again! I am Allison from Two Thirty~Five Designs, where I blog about Design & DIY with a splash of fashion and food. Last time we chatted, I showed you how I changed my brass lamp garage sale find into something a bit more modern. Today I'm back with a little rug I whipped up … [Continue reading...]

World’s Longest Yard Sale 2014 Hidden Treasure Adventure with GMC


  One of the coolest opportunities that I have ever been given is the chance to be a part of the GMC Hidden Treasure Adventure. If you aren't familiar with the event, let me catch you up real quick. Every year, GMC invites a group of bloggers to shop the World's Longest Yard Sale with their amazing vehicles for a Habitat for Humanity family. They give us a small budget and we draw rooms out of the hat. I've … [Continue reading...]