HOW CUTE! These DIY hero tootsie pop Valentines are sure to be popular with your kid's friends! Full tutorial by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body for All Things Thrifty.

Hi thrifty friends!  I am so happy to be back at All Things Thrifty for my fourth contributor post.  I hope you remember me from my others posts on my DIY "upholstered" chair with fabric and Mod Podge, my DIY Art Canvases and my thrifty Princess Art, but as a reminder, I am Tasha and I blog over at Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body.  So, so happy to be here! Today I am going to show you how I made these ADORABLE … [Read more...]


Let me just start with the fact that I was very naive going into this flooring project. If you have been following along on Instagram, you know that we are up to our chins in the process of installing hardwood flooring on our entire main level. Last night at 1:30 am, we set up our bed in the kitchen. I slept with my head six inches away from my kitchen sink. Ya gotta do what ya gotta do to get a good night's sleep, … [Read more...]

Jordan's Tribute Wall

Often I begin painting a piece of furniture only to discover that the piece doesn’t want to be anything like I’d planned. I’ve come to realize that my pieces turn out better when I let them “tell” me what they want to be, and I just go with it. This post is something like that, so stay with me here… I planned a fantastic post—transforming a giant metal clock with BB Frösch Chalk Paint Powder. Every time I sat down … [Read more...]


Friends! The guest room is complete! After we reclaimed the room from the nursery, I started plans for an ultimate guest room that would leave our guests feeling spoiled, relaxed, and welcome. After that, we chose a color scheme, a rug, and decided on a wall mural idea.  I'm pretty passionate about giving guests a great experience that I even wrote a post about over 30 things a guest room needs!  Our guest room isn't … [Read more...]


Happy New Year ATT Readers! We're the Fancy Farmgirls. We wanted to share with you how we "built" this entertainment center with ZERO building skills. We are constantly painting and giving new life to old furniture but neither of us have ever built a piece of furniture or built anything for that matter. We promise, ANYONE can do this! The hubby got a new T.V. for Christmas that wouldn't fit inside an old  armoire … [Read more...]

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I'm so proud to finally announce that I have made a decision on a wood floor!!! <---- yep that was three exclamation marks. It was almost exactly a year ago when I wrote about the  7 ways to cope when you hate your carpet post. It's been a long time coming, and I'm so excited that 2015 is the year that I will finally get rid of the carpet that haunts me in my sleep. The carpet has been taunting me for over 5 years … [Read more...]


Hello darlings!  It's Kenz here from Interiors By Kenz.  I have a public service announcement for you!  Save your wrapping paper tubes while you finish up your last bit of Christmas preparations.  I have a fantastic way for you to upcycle your wrapping paper tubes, Christmas lights, and cardboard boxes just in time for your New Year's Eve parties. This marquee is quite simple to make.  Way easier than it looks! … [Read more...]


Hi! It’s Jessica from Lou Lou Girls! How’s your Christmas prep going? Are you freaking out yet!! Only 8 MORE DAYS!!! Holy cannoli! I did all my shopping online this year, so I’m feeling pretty good about it, except one of the MAIN gifts hasn’t arrived yet, so I’m crossing my fingers that it gets here in time, or before we head out of town for holiday shenanigans! This year was fun, because we moved into a BRAND SPANKING … [Read more...]

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Hey Guys! It's Allison from Two Thirty~Five Designs and I am back today to show you how to get your windows ready before all of the holiday guests arrive! After posting the GMC Playroom Reveal and my DIY Striped Panels that I made, I have had a ton of questions on the Curtain Rods. What are they? How did I put them together? Etc. Just like on my Industrial Lockers, I used galvanized pipe to make the rods. It has … [Read more...]


Hello December! It’s almost 1 in the morning and we just pulled back into town from visiting family for Thanksgiving. If you travelled this holiday you are probably drowning in laundry. I feel your pain. So, after you start a load, check out our Christmas Posts I’ve compiled just for you from our archives. HAPPY DECEMBER!!!    xoxo, Brooke                       … [Read more...]