Thrifty Ceiling Project with Dowels (9 of 18)

This post and giveaway are sponsored by GE REVEAL®. You guys. $100 is NOT a lot of money to use for a DIY project. I have $100 to Walmart and free reign. I love a good challenge! My favorite projects are the ones that don't cost a lot of money but make a huge impact on a room. So when the folks at GE Lighting asked me to participate in this challenge, I was ecstatic. They invited me to share four projects over the … [Read more...]


It’s all about the family {and in this case families!}. This year GMC had a larger vision for this event! We got to help TWO families by furnishing TWO homes! What a fun challenge!   The bloggers who came were amazing. They’re my friends forever. So don’t forget to check them out and follow them. There’s just something about volunteering your time for almost an entire week just for the sake of helping others. It … [Read more...]


This article is brought to you by HGTV’s "Flipping the Block", airing Sundays at 9/8c only on HGTV. I love HGTV, and I can’t wait to watch this new season of Flipping the Block!. It’s right down my alley! Today I’m sharing a project of my own in honor of this fun show! Do you ever psych yourself out about a project? You may know the type of project I’m talking about. The one that is always on your mind, but you … [Read more...]


Before we embark on a project, most of the time we have a p.l.a.n. Thank you for weighing in on your design opinions when I revealed the plan choices a few days ago! Here are the four design plans that were in the running…. Design A                                                                                               Design B   Design … [Read more...]

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I haven’t kept these pictures from you on purpose I promise! The truth is, I was painting and painting and painting on the day of the reveal last Sunday and I didn’t get very many pictures! In fact about ten minutes before the homeowner arrived, I was drying the table with a hair dryer! Painting in the humidity was MUCH different than painting at home in the desert. I smell a tutorial coming up soon.I love that I’m … [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...]


One of my favorite things to do here at All Things Thrifty is to provide a step by step tutorial for those that would like to recreate a project themselves. I also like to take something that I have never done it before and "figure it out" so to speak. So, with the help of a friend, we now know the dos and don'ts of diamond tufting. I am not new to tufting, but I always wanted to find out how to make the deep tufts that … [Read more...]


Finding custom decor items can get VERY pricey, and since most of us don't have a lot of extra cash these days, DIY decorating is getting more and more popular. Making custom decor pieces yourself can save you hundreds of dollars in the long run, and the great thing about All Things Thrifty, is that I TEACH YOU how to do it! :) I decided to update my master bedroom wall art to a quatrefoil design, and I wanted to … [Read more...]


As you may have guessed, I love to change my decor. White bedding allows me to change my pillows and decor in my master bedroom as often as I would like. I love having white bedding. It makes my room feel light and airy. My old white comforter has gotten stained from the kiddos, and the comforter that was once white, was now of tinge of yellowish sadness. I had tried to dry it in my drier, and it was too big to fit. When … [Read more...]