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Studio 5 Video


I know that a lot of you readers do not live in Utah, so here is the video of me on Studio Five from yesterday. :)Overall I was happy with the segment. I can tell that it takes a lot of practice for these guys to be on TV all the time. One of the main things they told me was to not look at the camera, so I wasn't sure where to look! :) … [Continue reading...]

Today is the Day!


Today is the day! I'm soooo excited! I'll be appearing on Studio 5 on KSL Channel 5 in Salt Lake City at 11:00. I'm a little nervous so say a little prayer for me! Wish me luck! … [Continue reading...]

Yard Sale Chair Complete!


A few days ago I introduced you to this chair that I found at a yard sale. I was ecstatic! It was perfect for my vision and I finally finished it.The chair is solid wood and it was in sturdy shape. I loved the detail and the legs.I primed and painted it with KILZ and blue ocean breeze Krylon.I loved how it was turning out!Then I used the glazing technique explained in my glazing 101 post found here. I re-padded the … [Continue reading...]


I have been camping for the last four days, and I had a blast! So thank you for being patient with me about the winner of those DARLING pillows!The winner is:#69Jessica said...I am definitely a Follower!!! And I have been needing zebra pillows for my family room!!!! LOLJessica, please e-mail allthingsthrifty at your name and address so we can send you your pillows!  … [Continue reading...]

Winner of CSN Stores Giveaway will be announced on Friday!


Hello All Things Thrifty Readers!!! This is Brooke's sister, Adrian! Brooke asked me to let all of you know that she will be announcing the winner of the CSN Stores zebra pillows on Friday!! GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!! … [Continue reading...]

Giveaway for my WONDERFUL READERS!!


 Da da da daaaaaa....I'd like to announce a giveaway for you AMAZING readers sponsored by CSN Stores.CSN Stores is a great way to find all sorts of fun products for your home. I hopped over there to check out their stuff, and I was bombarded (in a good way) with amazing products from furniture, wall art, track lighting, pots and pans and more.I'm happy to announce that CSN stores has agreed to give one of my … [Continue reading...]

A few projects in the works.


I have a trillion few projects in the works and it feels like I'm swimming in projects. :) Do you ever feel like all you do is acquire more projects and you go through a phase where you don't FINISH many projects? Yep...I do...and I am right smack in the middle of that phase.I acquired this hutch/shelf on Craigslist, and I am so excited to turn it into a BEAUTY with a capital B. I'm dying for you to see the finished … [Continue reading...]

Feature Friday: Dana’s Bathroom Makeover!


Dana said that she felt like Nate Berkus or Extreme Home Makeover - The Bathroom Edition! She decided to take my advice and GO BOLD or go home, and I am in love with the results!The best part? The entire makeover cost her right around $25.00!!!She bought gray oops paint at Lowes for $5.00. Here side tables were a garage sale find for only $5.00 too!Bought some accessories at goodwill for $1.50 here and at Target for … [Continue reading...]

Free T-shirt designs for Twilight Eclipse!


If you haven't seen this video yet, you have got to watch it. I live in the town where this movie was made. :) Even my kids can't stop singing the tune. My husband can relate. I read all four books in less than two weeks. I was a freak...wait I still am a freak. :)[youtube=]If you are like me, you have already started thinking about your "Eclipse" party ideas. After all, the … [Continue reading...]

4 easy ways to decorate without painting your walls.


I've had a lot of inquiries lately from you renters out there who cannot paint your walls right now. It is perfectly fine for your walls to be left neutral, and you renters out there have no choice. Believe me, I know how you feel. I lived in a town home for four years and all the walls were white.  It really is ok. Don't get discouraged. In fact, when your walls are white or another nuetral, it is much easier … [Continue reading...]