April 25, 2012

Thrifty Thursday #57

So I am frantically trying to pull together a tea party for my daughter's "end of co-op" celebration....sometimes I question my sanity when I decide to do these things.

I am just NOT a party planner.....I see cute ideas like tissue paper flowers and when I try to pull it off, it looks more like rumpled tissue paper... does this ever happen to you???

I may be calling in the reinforcements real soon....my mom!

But you all have been crafting and painting and sewing up some amazing projects!

Here are just a few from last week's Thrifty Thursday .....

After some blood, sweat, and a whole lot of scraping, Thrifty Inspirations
second attempt at this side table is beautiful!

It's Overflowing shared how to tint a bunch of bottles that she got 
from Freecycle with food coloring and Mod Podge.

The Inspired Momma used her children's scribbles to create this pretty work of art.

First Home Love Life has a wonderful tutorial for how to make this PB knock-off ruler.

These sweet treats from A Blossoming Life look incredible....
dairy free chocolate banana pops!

Tousled Day whipped up this mailbag using placements and a fabric belt....ingenious!

Forever and a Recipe painted ceramic tile with chalkboard paint to create these cute coasters.

Finally, I just had to include these butterfly cupcakes from Happy Hour Projects.
They are simply adorable!

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

Here are some very simple suggestions for the party:
1. Please become a follower of Thrifty Decorating.
2. Be sure to link to your POST and not your blog.
3. Please copy and paste my link button somewhere in 
your post or blog so that others can link back.

You can also party with Johnnie 


Our Pinteresting Family said...

Thanks so much for hosting! Megan

Deana@CountryMommaCooks said...

Thank you so much for hosting and have a wonderful day:)

Unknown said...

Thanks so much Nikki for the fun feature!!! :) Ear to ear smile! I totally hear you on taking on way too much! Tea parties are always TOTALLY worth it! XO, Aimee

cherished bliss said...

Thanks for the awesome party! : ) Have a great night!

Alison Agnew said...

love the new profile pic!

all linked up
with my sourdough bread

thanks for hosting!


tousled day said...

I'm so happy that you like mine bag!!! Thank you so much :)

Adrianne Surian said...

Thanks for hosting and being featured made my day! Thank you!


Laurel@ChippingwithCharm said...

Thanks for hosting!! I linked up my "O" Happy Day wreath/photo holder for my daughters room :) Good luck with your tea party!! Laurel

ANNE said...

thanks so much for hosting! Hope you are having a fabulous week!!

Unknown said...

Thanks for hosting and giving us a great place to link up!

Allie - This Yellow House said...

Thank you sooo much for featuring the artwork I made with my kids! :-)

Good Time Charlie said...

Thanks for the party! I love that ruler, I am featuring it too!

cheapcraftymama said...

Thanks for hosting--- so many great ideas!!

Julie redheadcandecorate.com said...

I am your newest follower! Hope you can visit my website~ thanks for letting me show off my DIY kitchen makeover!


Jenn Gray said...

Thanks for hosting the party! Bythewayjenngray.blogspot.com

Lil Mama Stuart said...

Nikki - anytime you need a party plan/ideas, you let me know!!

Alison Agnew said...


i replied to your
bagel question in the comments section
on my post

but i don't think
this recipe would translate
very well to bagels

not sure tho'
so if you try it
let me know how it turns out!


Unknown said...

I'm a new follower and linking up for the first time (ceramic tile coasters)! Thank you for hosting!

Something Nice and Pretty said...

Thanks for hosting! I'm like you, give me a cardboard box and I can decorate but to plan an event I'm totally lost!

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