DIY Magazine Rack

Oct 21st, 2014
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I'm obsessed with the ladder towel holder that I built for my bathroom, so I whipped up another one for magazines in the office! I used thinner pieces of wood so that the magazines would lay flat, but other than that, the plans are basically the same! I used my trusty B.B. Frosch Chalk Paint powder to make Chalk Paint, and painted it with Behr Lipstick. I distressed it a little bit with dark wax to give … [Read more...]

DIY Towel Rack and Manly help!

Oct 12th, 2014
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This post is sponsored by my friends at finditathomedepot.com. All opinions are 100% my own.  A new study from Swiffer found that 82% of American wives don't ask for help with cleaning because they don't want to be a 'nag,' yet 61% of husbands said they would help with the chores if just asked.  One of the most popular questions that I get asked is how I get my husband to help me so much with projects! Because let's … [Read more...]

DIY Rustic Wood and Window Bench

Oct 2nd, 2014
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Happy October all you ATT people! This month, Sam and I have been slammed.  Wedding season is in full force!  However, we never let cooking and designing parties for 300 slow us down from getting our hands dirty in the craft room or garage.  Today's post shares a special place in our hearts, because we got back to our roots with a little dumpster diving. If you have visited us over at zestitup.com, you probably know that … [Read more...]

A Thrifty “Upholstered” Chair!

Sep 23rd, 2014
AWESOME! Mod Podge fabric onto a wooden chair! Full tutorial 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 third contributor post.  I hope you remember me from my others posts on 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! Today I am going to share with you one of my absolute FAVORITE projects EVER.  Are you excited?!  You should be … [Read more...]

Painted Fabric on Furniture Tutorial

Sep 18th, 2014
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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...]

Hand-Painted Furniture Hack

Jul 29th, 2014
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Hi! I'm Kristin, a.k.a. The Shabby Bride, from BB Frösch.  I'm all about furniture makeovers, up cycles, and redesigns.  I'm the lady you see in public wearing comfy painty clothes, hair pulled back, no make-up, diet Dr. Pepper in hand, and looking, well, less than "put together."  When I say "in public," I'm referring to Home Depot, Hobby Lobby, Garage Sales, and Auctions--not the grocery store.  Truthfully, my hands are … [Read more...]

DIY Wingback Headboard Tutorial with FREE pattern

Jul 24th, 2014
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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...]

Paint Dipped Succulent Planter

Jul 17th, 2014
Paint Dipped Succulent Planter -- Like a Saturday for All Things Thrifty

Hi y'all! I am just head over heels excited to be sharing on All Things Thrifty! I have long admired Brooke and her blog, and I am thrilled to be here. My name is Rachel and I blog over at Like a Saturday. I'm a Texas girl married to my college sweetheart and our baby is our mini-schnauzer, Macy. My husband and I bought our house in the middle of our 5 1/2 month engagement {because we are insane}. We have been … [Read more...]

DIY Utensil Holder

Jul 10th, 2014
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Oh hi there, ATT readers.  I'm both excited and (very very) nervy to be here today.  You folks are an intimidating crowd! I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there, to tell you all about... who I am! I'm Mekenzie, with an E.  But that doesn't matter, because everyone calls me Kenz.  Some of my titles in life include: Pilot, Realtor, Violinist & Scuba Diver.  I'm a wife to a software engineer (who … [Read more...]

DIY In-ground Trampoline Instructions FAQs

Jun 16th, 2014
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One of our most popular tutorials around here is our in-ground trampoline instructions from a few years back. At the Hoard Sale at the end of May, I met someone that used my instructions and it made me so happy to hear what a great experience they had putting their trampoline in the ground. Ever since I wrote the instruction post, I have gotten lots of questions about the process. So I decided that I should answer … [Read more...]