Recycled Easter Egg Wheat Grass Centerpiece

So, it’s almost Easter. And you’re making omelets. Or cookies. Or anything with eggs. No biggie. Just crack open those white shells and toss the whole thing, right? Wait! Don’t toss that! With two seconds of prep and some wheat from your food storage, those shells and carton can double as cute, FREE centerpiece for … Read more Recycled Easter Egg Wheat Grass Centerpiece

Girls Tights Update: Video How-To Awesomeness

Remember that girls’ tights tutorial from last year? Well I’ve had several questions from viewers about trying variations of this project and had a chance to film a video how-to with Megan from Brassy Apple over at MyCraftChannel.com. I hope you’ll stop by and check out the video version as well as the other great episodes on MyCraftChannel.com. If you like … Read more Girls Tights Update: Video How-To Awesomeness

What Not To Toss Weekend: Girls’ Pillow Case Skirt Refashion

Anyone else have one of these in their linen closet? A special pillow case made by a grandma/aunt/mother/friend/neighbor that you can’t bear to part with even years after it’s stopped being used?  Or what about regular ‘ol pillow cases with fun designs that are rarely used? My girl is way too tall for one of … Read more What Not To Toss Weekend: Girls’ Pillow Case Skirt Refashion

How To Turn Your Easter Dresses Into Christmas Dresses

Finding Christmas outfits for my girls continues. Having several yards of brand new, adorable, FREE fabric was so much fun to play with, but reality has set back in and we’re in full Rock-What-Ya-Got mode again. And since I’ve been doing a lot of sewing, I was hoping to find some existing outfits to just tweak a bit for … Read more How To Turn Your Easter Dresses Into Christmas Dresses

Christmas Candy Holiday Outfits

Hey everyone! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! I scored some ridiculously cute Riley Blake fabric and have been busy sewing for Christmas. Come check out what I whipped up for my girls.    And I’ll be back tomorrow to show you two more Christmas dresses that I made for my girls for flat out free … from Easter dresses. Really. … Read more Christmas Candy Holiday Outfits

BLESSED Thanksgiving Part 1: Being Grateful with Creatively Content

Thank you so much for all the love you showed my good friend Brandi. Reading how much she’s touched each of you made me float. **************************************************************************************** As I sit here tonight, Thanksgiving is two weeks away. Tonight I’m sharing the first of four holiday posts as my family and friends are getting ready for Turkey … Read more BLESSED Thanksgiving Part 1: Being Grateful with Creatively Content

Upcycled Fall Wardrobe: BOYS hand-me-downs refashioned to make GIRLS outfits

It’s birthday week at THRIVE! Make sure you enter the drawing for a chance to win one of SEVEN awesome prizes HERE. ************************************************************************** After weeks of waiting, Fall decided to show up this weekend. {About time. Sheesh.} The only problem is that my little girl is awfully short on fall and winter clothes. So instead of … Read more Upcycled Fall Wardrobe: BOYS hand-me-downs refashioned to make GIRLS outfits

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