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

Guest Post: Reusable Fabric Gift Sacks – Perfect for Christmas!

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!

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

What Not To Toss Weekend #7: Glitter Blast Shoe Save

These are my daughter’s church shoes. She’s going through a glitter phase right now.  A biiiggg, happy glitter phase. She’s got a red Wizard of Oz pair that look just as bad. Time to send those shoes over the rainbow straight to the trash, right? Wait! Don’t toss those! With a little spray paint love, those shoes may just … Read more What Not To Toss Weekend #7: Glitter Blast Shoe Save

FREE 4th of July Flag T-Shirts … from other totally destroyed, really ugly shirts

Happy Tuesday everyone! I’m back with those new 4th of July t-shirts I mentioned here. I love me some flag tees a la Old Navy, Aeropostale and Walmart—they’re cute, cheap and an easy way to get into festive mood.  But even at $4 or $5  a pop, I’m still staring down $30-40 to deck all eight … Read more FREE 4th of July Flag T-Shirts … from other totally destroyed, really ugly shirts

What Not To Toss Weekend#3: The Outgrown Dress

I have a love/hate relationship with little girls’ dresses: I love the adorable high waist and full skirts that twirl perfectly. I hate that those cute skirts get too short and the bodice too tight with a good growth spurt. Time to toss, donate or hand-down, right? Wait! Don’t toss that! Those skirts can last a few more months on your … Read more What Not To Toss Weekend#3: The Outgrown Dress