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
Ever have this happen? I have. My kids have killed three tape measures in the past year and it’s getting old. Really, really old. Oh well. Time to bundle up yet another pile of measuring mess and haul it out to the trash, right? Wait! Don’t toss that! Tape measure metal is a cinch to … Read more What Not To Toss Weekend: Busted Tape Measure
It’s late. You’ve got a movie on. Or Pandora. And you’re frantically happily wrapping gifts and stashing them away for Christmas. And then you reach the end of the roll. And if you’re using cheapie wrapping paper like me, that means you’re face to face with not a solid cardboard tube, but a 12”-18” roll … Read more What Not To Toss Weekend: Wrapping Paper Centers
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
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
Hi, I’m Erin from Fundamentals and Fripperies and I am so excited to be guest blogging at Thrive today. I feel very honored to be asked because Thrive is one of my favorite blogs. I love seeing Nike continually rock what she’s got in such a creative and classy way. I feel a special kinship to her … Read more Guest Post: Reusable Fabric Gift Sacks – Perfect for Christmas!
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