LOVE THIS! DIY fabric covered cork tiles. So easy and stylish! 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! I am here to share with you yet another thrifty project … [Read more...]

ATT Painted Fabric 1

I recently acquired a lovely turn-of-the-century settee.  When Kennadi begged to have it in her room, it was challenging to "Imagine" (stay with me, it'll click) how this... could possibly be made to go in a room that looks like this... We couldn't just "Let it Be," so I told Kennadi "We Can Work it Out!" (see what I did there?  You know, the Beatles...) Anyone who knows me knows that most problems in my … [Read more...]


I promised it wouldn’t be long before the tutorial was ready on how to paint your kitchen cabinets. I have worked hard to include all the information that you will need to do a professional job, so beware, this post is going to be LOOOOONG. It’s ok, when it’s time that you need the instructions, you will be glad. I will first talk about the prep work, the list of supplies you will need, and finally the techniques you … [Read more...]


I am not going to lie...I am FREAKING out with excitement!! All Things Thrifty has been featured on Houzz AND Apartment Therapy! All in one week too!!! What an honor. These two sites are amazing. I am always inspired as a browse the amazing pages of content. Houzz featured my headboard project!!!Here is a slideshow of all the amazing beds that were featured in the Houzz article. Give Your Bed a Dramatic Backdrop … [Read more...]


I am super excited to announce that All Things Thrifty is now part of élan woman magazine!! Every bi-monthly issue will showcase a project by Mandi (from Vintage Revivals) and me! Holy cow, what an honor to be asked to participate in PRINT!The "Essence of Southwest Life" is the focus of élan woman, and their mission is "to provide a unique venue for passionate and creative women to share their stories; to … [Read more...]


Hi Peeps! I hope you had a great weekend! My weekend was full of fun! I got to be on the Good Things Utah television show on Friday, and it was a blast. The ladies there are absolutely darling, and they are very very nice. They made me feel welcome, and even though I was nervous, I thought it went pretty well. I wanted to post a link for those of you who may have missed it or for those readers who are not Utahns.The … [Read more...]


Hi there All Things Thrifty readers! I love to see projects that are inspired by an All Things Thrifty Post. A lot of readers do too! I had a specific request to bring back "Feature Friday." So, today I'm going to give you a few guidelines or tips as to HOW to get featured. Today, I would like to give a few suggestions on how I pick my "Feature Friday" recipients. It's pretty simple, and if you follow some simple … [Read more...]


I get quite a few questions about spray paint, and I thought the most useful way for all of my readers would be to answer those questions publicly. So here it goes. Why do you use spray paint!?! I choose to use spray paint because I want my furniture to look like I bought it from a store instead of a refinishing project gone array. I have learned this the hard way. I have a lot of gallons of paint, and believe me, … [Read more...]


I am soooo stinkin' excited to be featured over at Apartment Therapy...  In fact, I think I might pass out with surprise!I saw that All Things Thrifty had a surge of traffic today, and I wondered what the heck had happened....well, when a site THAT darn big features a project I guess that is what happens!!!! Holy moly.  YOU HAVE to check out this site. This site honestly is one of my favorite sites on the web. … [Read more...]