The Baseball Bag Every Mom Needs

Apr 24th, 2014

As you all know, I am a Mom of four kiddos, and during the Spring, we basically live at the baseball fields. We are usually at baseball three times a week. It’s a ton of fun for our family and last year I discovered a trick that is so simple and will hopefully help you too. May I present to you…. THE BASEBALL BAG. If your kids are anything like mine they beg to get something from the snack shack every. single. … [Read more...]

Purple Minion Valentine Box

Feb 13th, 2014

I just HAD to share this fun Purple Minion Valentine Box that my son and Hubby made yesterday. Didn't it turn out DARLING!?! I'm so proud of my boys! All I did to help was make the white vinyl pieces and buy them the purple pipe cleaners!   My kids love crafting, and it makes my heart even happier when we do it as a family. I wish I would have taken pictures of the process, but to be honest, I wasn't … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Button Thumbtacks {from the gals at Eighteen 25}

Jul 12th, 2013

Hello everyone! Eighteen25 girls here today and we are so stinking excited. We love All Things Thrifty and we LOVE Brooke even more! She is seriously one of the funnest people alive. Today we want to share these super easy button thumbtacks. Of course you can get the kids involved and make button rings or button earrings as well! supplies: • plain thumbtacks • buttons, lots of buttons • E6000 glue • For … [Read more...]

Summer Adventure Bucket + Printable {from Mique from Thirty Handmade Days}

May 17th, 2013

Hi All Things Thrifty friends! I'm Mique from Thirty Handmade Days and the Queen Bee Market. I'm so happy to be here today to share a simple little idea to kick off summer. It's hard to believe that summer is just around the corner! Pretty soon my three kids will be out of school and we'll have a couple of months to sleep in (ha! I hope!) and have some fun. I was at the store recently and saw a sand bucket and some … [Read more...]

How to make a spinning chore chart {out of an IKEA Lazy Susan}

Apr 8th, 2013
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Today I get to be on Studio 5, a morning show in Utah, and I’m excited to show my fun spinning chore chart on the show today! This project was a challenge from Studio 5 to make something fun out of 2 Lazy Susans from IKEA. IKEA is one of my fave stores on the planet. In fact, before IKEA was available in Utah, I would travel to California specifically to visit IKEA. I know, it may sound silly to you, but it’s the … [Read more...]

Painting Furniture is SUPER easy and can save you lots and lots of $$

Feb 14th, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day! Why not start the day off with a Pink Dresser transformation. Painting furniture is one of my favorite things to do around here because it can save a TON of money. Most of the time the style of an old/thrifted dresser far exceeds the style of a new dresser and its hefty price tag. I have been working on my girls' beautiful room for awhile, and my cute hubby found this amazing dresser at the DI … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine Boxes {Plus Silhouette Valentine’s Deal}

Feb 13th, 2013
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I use my Silhouette all the time. I love it, and my kids all needed Valentine boxes for their class parties tomorrow, so we whipped out these bad boys in about an hour.   We use double-sided adhesive to make some really fun glitter hearts! It was super easy!     I use my Portrait a lot because it’s little and I can get it all set up quick. The Silhouette Portrait and the double-sided adhesive kit is on … [Read more...]

How to make upholstered headboards

Nov 12th, 2012
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Making headboards for my girls room was the only way to go because I just couldn’t find anything that was cute and girly enough for me. I found some cute beds at Costco that I liked, but they were $399 EACH {no can do}. So we went for it. I knew I wanted a headboard shaped like this. The shape is called "Portman".Items you will need for this project: 1 piece of 4’X8’ piece of 1/2” MDF {about $23.00, but you will have a … [Read more...]

Basic plaid painted wall and a HUGE Sherwin-Williams SALE!!

Nov 6th, 2012
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Yes, you read that correctly, I said PLAID. I will explain, just give me time. Yo, yo, yo! Did you think I dropped off the face of the planet? I know that projects have been sparse lately, but that doesn’t mean that we haven’t been doing any. We have been up to our eyelids in projects around here.  Plus, I’ve been sick lately. Yeah, I won’t give you a sob story, but it hasn’t been fun. My family is ready for me to be … [Read more...]

Girl’s room ideas {Makeover reveal #1}

Oct 22nd, 2012
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I’ve been working on my girls’ room for six months. Okay that’s a lie. I’ve been working on it for over a year. {Shhhh, don’t t tell them that this isn’t normal}. They are used to living a disheveled life with their mattresses on the floor. When we moved in to our new house three years ago, I had just bought bunk beds. Well, the girls’ room has angled ceilings, and we couldn’t use the beds stacked. I sold them in February … [Read more...]