October 19, 2011

Thrifty Thursday #31

Last week, I was late putting up  Thrifty Thursday because we were enjoying NYC...






We saw some of the protesting taking place there.....


It was a great way to throw in a little civics and review our amendments!  I stopped short of making my kids recite the preamble....although they do know it!


We visited the Sony Wonder Technology Lab and got to do virtual surgery, "work" in a TV studio and experiment with tons of other fun gadgety activities....and did I mention....admission was FREE!




We also grabbed some candy at FAO Schwartz....that wasn't free!!  That candy was like $15.00 per POUND! Those bags probably cost $4.00 each!! C-razy!




Last week on Thrifty Thursday there were two projects that I picked as my "favorites!"


My first "pick of the week".....this absolutely ADORABLE pumpkin from Simple Simon & Company made from thrifted books!






My second favorite of the week.....these "make your own hotpockets!!" from Joyful Homemaking!  How clever! (and anyone on the staff of LCBC...that one is for you!)






There were SO many other wonderful projects linked up this week.  Here are just a few!

Spruce Your Nest created this very unique tea light holder...


Crafting and Creativity shared this really fun kid's fall art idea....


The Country Chic made-over this sideboard into a beauty!!




Amelia Bedelia shows us how to take an average wall and add a beautifully painted fake fireplace!  I can't wait to see the end result!


I just love this homemade sign from Harbour Breeze....
......Rita even shows you how to put the planks together to create the wood for the sign!


Home Frosting shared how to transfer a design onto fabric.....and the painting that she designed was just beautiful!



If you were featured this week, feel free to grab one of my buttons!



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I can't wait to see what you link up this week!



12 comments:

Stuff and Nonsense said...

all linked up!

looks like y'all had
a wonderful time away.

alison

Sarah said...

Thanks so much for the feature!

Looks like a fun trip :)

Brooke Kenny said...

Thanks for hosting!
Brooke from babblingsandmore.blogspot.com

At The Picket Fence said...

Looks like a great trip! Love NYC! Fabulous features love all the creativity! Thank you for hosting. :)

Heather

Good Time Charlie said...

I didn't know you had a Thursday linky party! I have been living in a cave. I just checked out your blog, taking some down time. Wow, amazing that you do all this. Very, very inspiring. I was wondering what you were doing on vacation in New York in the Fall, then I read on.....

Taryn @ Design, Dining + DIapers said...

Thanks for hosting! Great features!

Redo 101 said...

Sounds like a great trip to NYC, I haven't been in years but it is such an exciting city. Thanks for hostessing the party!

Home Frosting said...

Thankyou, Nicole, for the feature...it was a very nice surprise! Lesa

Brooke @ Spruce Your Nest said...

Thank you so much for featuring my tea light wall art! Have a fabulous day!!

Kelli @ The Turquoise Piano said...

Thanks for hosting!

susugirlinthisworld said...

Hi, Thnx for hosting this linking party! I am a newbie blogger... Check out my blog sometime!

lesley said...

thanks for hosting! we just got back from nyc, too. man. i love that city!

lesley
freakingcraft.blogspot.com

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