Christmas Subway Art + Free Printable

You asked and now it’s here – Christmas subway art submitted with words chosen by you awesome THRIVE readers!  Several of you who emailed me about the Thanksgiving design were disappointed when it sold out so quickly. I’m not a professional vinyl lady and am limited by the amount of time and materials I can cut. So … Read more Christmas Subway Art + Free Printable

Thanksgiving Subway Art & Free Printables

Where were we? Oh that’s right … the naked wall under my Chevron wreath. My favorite, favorite quote/phrase/scripture for Thanksgiving is the 100 Psalm and I knew I wanted to have that displayed somewhere in my home. The words are so beautiful: Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: come before … Read more Thanksgiving Subway Art & Free Printables

Wicked-Awesome Witch Hats

Thanks everyone for your patience this week while we got everything transferred over to the new system.(Thanks Jon & Eric!)  It’s soooo nice to be blogging on a computer that isn’t 8 years old.  Now back to the regularly scheduled programming. 🙂 ******************************************************************************** I believe the children are the future. Teach them well and let them lead … Read more Wicked-Awesome Witch Hats

Kicking Ugly To The Curb: The $3 Mailbox Make-Over

Ever notice how the threat of company stopping by can motivate you to finish those someday projects? Well this week’s visitors finally got me outside to make over our curb-side travesty of a mailbox. Oh sheesh this thing is bad. I mean swinging-from-the-ugly-tree bad. Just check out that chipped paint, rusted top, peeling house numbers and seriously … Read more Kicking Ugly To The Curb: The $3 Mailbox Make-Over

Saving Ugly Betty: A Furniture Intervention

Let me introduce you to Betty, my sad little end table.  I found her seven years ago at D.I. right after we moved to Utah. She was only $10 and in near mint condition. And being a Broyhill, she was the only piece of real furniture that we owned. Since that time though, she has been loved and … Read more Saving Ugly Betty: A Furniture Intervention

Make Your Own Tin Craft Stars … from a cake pan!

metal stars

Anyone else in love with the metal stars all over craft stores, decor catalogs and blog land? I have one—just one—in my house and have been pining for more, especially for holiday decorating. When I saw these on the At Home America website, I loved everything about them but the price: $3 each? Really? Since spending money is a no-no in my house right now, … Read more Make Your Own Tin Craft Stars … from a cake pan!