Bench Makeover (1 of 2)

Aparently a little paint and a 1/2 yard of fabric is all a girl needs to lift her spirits.  No wonder my husband is so confused about me at times. Ha!  pic source Random sidenote, my baby, Creed will be 5 years old in January! My mind skipped to that topic because his newborn pictures were taken on the bench.  I cannot believe that was nearly 5 years ago. I'm seriously in … [Read more...]

ATT Painted Glass 18

If your coffee table is a dated, glass-topped smudge-magnet that looks like this... And you wish it looked like this... Then you need to keep reading! ;-)  “Weathered Wood” is one of my favorite chalk paint techniques. It’s an awesome solution for surfaces without a visible wood grain—EVEN IF THE SURFACE IS GLASS! For real! You can PAINT ON GLASS with BB Frösch! This hand-me-down coffee table … [Read more...]

gold foil tutorial with a laminator

Gold foiling is big and although most of my friends don't know this, you can use a regular laminator to create foil projects! I decided after talking to friend after friend after friend who didn't know that a laminator was all you needed to create these fun foil projects, I needed to do a post about it here on All Things Thrifty too.  I promise I will teach you step by step how to create gold foil projects. All … [Read more...]

Tiny Cabin Container by Kustom Containers

**BEWARE OF PICTURE OVERLOAD...this is a "HOME" tour** Please meet the "Kustom Cozy," a tiny storage container cabin that measures only 20 feet long and 8 feet wide. It was customized by Kustom Container, a storage container company based in Southern Utah that ships containers all over the U.S. and beyond.   The Kustom Cozy started out as a boring steel storage container, but it's … [Read more...]


I am ecstatic to show you what I've been working on! A few days ago I gave a tiny hint to what I've been doing lately by posting this cute {and free} printable about the mountains. :) I'm ready to unveil the project!! A friend of mine called me and asked if I wanted to help design a tiny cabin, and I was instantly ALL in. I could not wait to get started. I knew very little of the project, but I … [Read more...]


Hey Guys! Fancy Farmgirls Here!      Last time we were here we shared with you our Farmhouse Living Room Makeover Here    We want to share with you how we created this oversized mirror that we think for very little money makes such a statement in the room.   There's a fun story that goes along with this and how we became inspired to make … [Read more...]


This post is sponsored by the Home Depot. Ok, so the do-it-herself project this month has been... well.... a challenge! But let me tell you why! The project itself is darling! However, the Home Depot challenged me and a few friends to use this month's project in a GUEST ROOM.  Why would this be a challenge you ask? It's a large pumpkin.  Lucky for them I am super competitive and love a good … [Read more...]

best diy plant food recipe ever

I have been gathering evidence for this post since mid July. I came across a recipe for plant food online that caught my eye. To be honest, the fact that it had shampoo and beer in it was the main reason it made me curious. So, I read the post, and then I read all the comments. I even made Dan read them too. I needed him to be on board, and I was already sold on the idea. I couldn't help it. I had to try it myself. … [Read more...]

ATT Faux Stain 18

My latest chalk paint obsession is the BB Frösch Faux Stain Technique. Or, as I like to call it... the affordable, no-mess, no-smell, quick and easy way to stain! Before I share the tutorial for faux-staining this fall centerpiece box: ... take a moment to linger on the photos below for incredible inspiration by some of my awesome friends using the BB Frösch Faux Stain … [Read more...]

Halloween Porch Ideas

The DIH Workshop project in September is a fun one. Look at this cute wooden pumpkin treat holder! Pumpkins are kind of big around here. I won't distract you with pictures of my hubby's insanely fabulous Pumpkin Carvings, but when you have a minute, you should check them out. We are known as the pumpkin house on Halloween. We have embraced it {even though we know it's kinda weird.} As you can imagine, I … [Read more...]